Providing Care for the Homeless Citizens of Pitt County

Representatives from the School of Dental Medicine will be participating in Project Homeless Connect, Wednesday, February 29, 2012.  This one day, one stop event serves people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness in Pitt County.  This annual event is part of the 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness, a community-wide initiative to greatly reduce …

More

John Hunter and the Philosophy of Dentistry

Dr. Joseph Bord will speak on “John Hunter and the Philosophy of Dentistry” on Monday, February 27 at 4:30 in the 4th floor Evelyn Fike Laupus Gallery of the Laupus Library. John Hunter was one of the foremost eighteenth century surgeons and an early influential theorist of dentistry. This lecture treats his ideas and context …

More

HealthSpan: Time for a New Name????

Probably everybody knows that UHS and PCMH are no more, at least not in official parlance. Nowadays, Vidant Health and Vidant Medical Center are the official names. Similarly, Vidant no longer is using “HealthSpan” to refer to its clinical information system. Vidant Electronic Health Record is the new name. At ECU Physicians, it would be …

More

CAHS Serving the Community

Did you know the College of Allied Health Sciences serves the local community through the provision of several patient care clinics? The Fall Risk Assessment Clinic is manned by a health care team consisting of a physical therapist, occupational therapist, pharmacist, social worker, nurse and physician. The team evaluates patients 60 and older for their …

More