New dental clinic open to patients with urgent needs

An East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine clinic is now treating local patients experiencing oral emergencies. The Emergency Care Clinic, located in Ross Hall at 1851 MacGregor Downs Road, is open five days each week, Monday through Friday. Patients are encouraged to call for an appointment (252-737-7832). Service to the local community is crucial …

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Laupus to Host Exhibit on Exploration of Mind-Altering Drugs

Coming this fall Laupus Library will host the brand new traveling exhibition, Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions. The six-banner traveling exhibition explores the factors that have shaped the changing definitions of some of our most potent drugs, from medical miracle to social menace. Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history of America. …

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Laupus Receives Express Outreach Project Award

Laupus received an Express Outreach Project Award to augment consumer health classes.  The award of $6,000 will be used to fund ten iPads and Otter Box iPad Defenders for “Healthier U @ your Library” and “Healthier U @ your Hospital” consumer health presentations. Consumer Health Classes serve to educate the public, senior citizens, nurses and …

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ECU rolls out first interprofessional virtual patient case

Students and residents representing three of East Carolina University’s health sciences programs recently participated in the university’s first interprofessional virtual patient case. Between April 6 and 10, a dozen nurse-midwifery students from the College of Nursing, four general dentistry residents from the School of Dental Medicine and a medical student from the Brody School of …

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Laupus to Host New Book Discussion Series

Laupus Library will host a new discussion series entitled “Speaking Volumes: A Book Discussion Series Focusing on the Health Sciences.” The series provides authors with a different venue for dissemination of their work and serves as an opportunity for others to learn more about the culture of the Health Sciences and the work done by …

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