Medical faculty members edit new publication

A new book edited by ECU professors Drs. Ronald Perkin, William Novotny and Irma Fiordalisi was published by World Scientific Press.

Titled, “The PICU Book: A Primer for Medical Students, Residents and Acute Care Practitioners,” the book is available at (

Perkin is professor and chair of pediatrics at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and co-medical director of Vidant Children’s Hospital. Fiordalisi is professor and chief of pediatric critical care. Novotny is professor and critical care specialist.