Men: Staying healthy should be a year-round priority

“Yeah, yeah. Don’t worry. I’ll take care of it.” All too often, that’s the response of men when an important health concern is brought up. Unfortunately, statistics show that women are 100% more likely to see a doctor for preventative exams than men. To help combat this cavalier approach to health, we’re reminding men that …

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From Moldova to Pirate Nation

  “Du-Te Pirat.” That’s how Silvia Ciubrei will say “Go Pirates” when she returns to her home town of Chisinau, Moldova. In addition to a new-found appreciation for purple and gold, she’ll also bring home a wealth of knowledge after touring Laupus Library as part of a visit sponsored by the Medical Library Association (MLA). …

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Creating a new model for medical education

East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine is embarking on a new initiative made possible with a $1 million grant from the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education initiative. “We are thrilled that the AMA has selected Brody as one of 11 medical schools in the country to receive funding to support an …

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ECU PA students take the spotlight during annual conference

Several ECU physician assistant studies students attended the American Academy of Physician Assistants 41st annual national conference held in Washington, DC,  May 25-29.  The conference marks the largest annual gathering of PAs with an attendance of over 7400 PAs and PA students. Melissa Ricker was elected president of the Student Academy of the American Academy …

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