Leslie E Cofie

Assistant Professor Health Education and Promotion College of Health and Human Performance Phone: 252-328-5995 Email: cofie18@ecu.edu Website: https://scholars.ecu.edu/display/F71312869 Areas of Expertise: Immigrant health, health disparities, cancer control, chronic diseases, social networks, maternal and child health, migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, digital inclusion and equity, qualitative research, mixed methods

Nasreen Vohra

Associate Professor Department of Surgery Brody School of Medicine Phone: 252-744-4110 Email: vohran@ecu.edu Website: https://surgery.ecu.edu/vohran/ Areas of expertise: translational research, immune-checkpoint blockade, surgical oncology, cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, melanoma, breast cancer, immunotherapy, cancer outcome disparities, health disparities, skin cancers, cutaneous malignancies, T cells, Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes, immune metabolism, immunosuppression, tumor immunology, clinical trials, collaboration in … Read more

Cedric Bright

Associate Dean for Admissions Professor of Internal Medicine Interim Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Department of Internal Medicine Brody School of Medicine Phone: 252-744-2160 Email: brightc19@ecu.edu Areas of expertise: health disparities, health equity, COVID impact on communities of color, pre-med advising, Black males in medicine, impact of “race” in medicine, pipeline programs for … Read more

Eric J. Bailey

ProfessorDepartment of AnthropologyThomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences ProfessorDirector, Ethnic and Rural Health Disparities (ERHD) ProgramDepartment of Public HealthBrody School of Medicine Phone: 252-328-9448 Email: baileye@ecu.edu Websites: https://anthropology.ecu.edu/eric-bailey/ and https://public-health.ecu.edu/baileye/ and http://www.raceandethnicrelationsoncampus.com Areas of expertise: cultural and medical anthropology, ethnic and rural health disparities, African American health, race and ethnic relations, professional development anthropology, U.S. public … Read more

Abby Schwartz

Assistant Professor Director, BSW Program Coordinator, Aging Studies Program School of Social Work College of Health and Human Performance Phone: 252-328-4209 Email: schwartza15@ecu.edu Website: https://hhp.ecu.edu/faculty/schwartz/ Areas of expertise: Aging, informal caregiving, supportive oncology care, cancer treatment adherence, health disparities, participant-directed services for older adults and families

Oyinlola Toyin Babatunde

Associate Professor Department of Nutrition Science College of Allied Health Sciences Phone: 252-737-1855 Email: babatundeo@ecu.edu Website: https://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/nutr/faculty/babatundeo.cfm Areas of expertise: health promotion and disease prevention, geriatric nutrition and healthy aging, global health and community nutrition, community-based nutrition intervention and health promotion programs, health disparities, needs assessment and food insecurity to develop cost-effective intervention strategies