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Dr. Ernest Larkin

Dr. Ernest Larkin

Brody, Vidant share history of service

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Dr. Ernest Larkin, senior adviser for medical affairs at Vidant Health and assistant dean for operations at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, presented a brief history of the medical center and school before reviewing a new affiliation agreement between the institutions with Vidant Health’s board of directors. Here are excerpts from Larkin’s remarks:


In 1964, Dr. Ernest Ferguson, a general practitioner in Plymouth, returned from a meeting at Duke University about medical practice in the state and convinced Dr. Leo Jenkins, who was then president of East Carolina College, of the need for a medical school, reminding him of the college’s motto, “Servir,” which means, “to serve.”

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