Kolasa presents at conferences

East Carolina University professor Kathryn M. Kolasa, Family Medicine, presented at two conferences in early November. She presented “Strategies that work: Treating patients for obesity in primary care,” at the Washington-Pamlico Medical Society, Nov. 3; and “Hot Topics in Nustrition and Dietary Supplements” at the Pennsylvania Family Physician Meeting in Franklin, Penn., Nov. 6.

Kolasa was also named to the editorial board of Clinical Nutrition Insight.

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ECU Today November issue available online

Find out how research in ECU’s Department of Construction Management could help tone down the roar of tires on busy highways in the November issue of ECU Today, now available online at http://blog.ecu.edu/sites/newblog/.  This monthly newsletter puts urgent and detailed ECU news of the past 30 days at your fingertips. This edition includes a slide show of homecoming and a profile of a Brody School of Medicine graduate who has returned to practice family medicine in his hometown. Read more…

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CNN on campus

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with ECU trauma surgeon Dr. Scott Sagraves Oct. 15 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital about the 2008 death of high school football player Jaquan Waller following a head injury. CNN will air a documentary early next year on reducing head injuries in football. (Photo by Doug Boyd)

For additional information, visit CNN to air documentary featuring ECU physicians.

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Trunk or Treat open to families of ECU faculty and staff

The Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity’s Gamma Gamma Initiative Class will host a Trunk-or-Treat and History of Halloween event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at the bottom of College Hill.

Approximately 20 decorated vehicles with costumed fraternity members will distribute candy, tell stories of Halloween history, play games and paint faces for the children of ECU faculty and staff.

For additional information, contact  David L. Batts, Department of Technology Systems, at (252) 328-9673, battsd@ecu.edu.

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