Five pediatric specialists have joined the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and its group medical practice, ECU Physicians.
Dr. Uduak S. Akpan has joined the Department of Pediatrics’ neonatology division as an assistant professor. She has a medical degree from the College of Medicine, University of Lagos in Nigeria and completed residency training in pediatrics at Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York and completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, N.Y.
Akpan’s research interests are survival and outcomes of extremely low-birth-weight neonates and medical ethics. She is board-certified in pediatrics.
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