Tag Archives: medicine

Detrusor, Urothelium and Mitochodria – Oh My!

The following blog post by #ECUHonors junior Hanna Kosnik was originally posted by the Life Science Teaching Resource Community (Kayla Palmer, 2018 Dec. 14). Hanna is a recipient of the 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (UGSRF) funded by the American Physiology Society (APS). She conducts research under Dr. Johanna Hannan in the Department of Physiology (Brody School of Medicine) and plans […]

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A Semester of Revelations: Experiencing Dutch Healthcare

By: Ankita Mishra, Honors College sophomore  The October of my freshman year, I began planning my study abroad experience. I researched the best options: the programs that would bring me the most credits, and a country that would best suit my interests. I landed upon HAN University in the Netherlands. What I have learned and seen so far this semester may […]

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Developing Discipline: A How-To Guide for Taking the MCAT

By: Ryan Carter-Stanley, EC Scholar and Honors College senior  The “MCAT.” I don’t know about you, but for me, as a senior in high school, that one word had the ability to evoke incomprehensible amounts of anxiety. It wasn’t until I met the test face-to-face (or face-to-computer really) that I was able to see past my fears. The MCAT is […]

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Experiencing Portugal as an Atlantis Project Fellow

By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications Learning about health care systems and practices, shadowing physicians, and getting acquainted with medical terminology are all activities pre-medical students have accepted as necessary preparation for medical school. Dedicating the time and intellect to these preparations is difficult enough in English — let alone in another language. However, opening her eyes […]

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Honors Students Learn from Leaders of Robotic Surgery

By: Jessica Nottingham, ECU News Services The following article was originally published by ECU News Services and can be found here. Every day had something new in store for two Honors College students who spent their summer working with East Carolina University’s leaders in robotic heart surgery. Aenia Amin and Zachary Elliott, two recipients of the 2015 East Carolina Heart […]

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