Pories honored for career of discovery

Dr. Walter J. Pories, a surgeon and researcher, has received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award for Research and Creative Activity from East Carolina University. Pories, 82, is a professor of surgery, biochemistry and sport and exercise science at ECU. In addition to being a scientist and physician, he’s also a painter. Pories recently answered some questions …

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Understanding prenatal depression

Dr. D. Elizabeth Jesse, professor of graduate nursing science in the College of Nursing and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Brody School of Medicine, received a three-year, $640,742 National Institute of Mental Health grant to provide support for pregnant women at risk of depression. According to Jesse, a certified nurse-midwife, each year, …

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Free Oral Cancer Screenings at the ECU-Houston Baseball Game

The School of Dental Medicine’s Hospital Dentistry in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, Leo Jenkins Cancer Center, and Vidant Medical Center will be providing free cancer screenings April 7th before the ECU-Houston Baseball game from 8:00 – 10:00 am.  Faculty members along with students from the School of Dental Medicine will have four dental …

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