CHHE has partnered East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (ECU). Dr. Chris Mansfield, PhD Professor, Department of Public Health in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Director of the Center for Health Services Research and Development will serve as a member of CHHE External Advisory Board and will also help to establish interactions between ECU and CHHE. Dr. Gregory Kearney will serve as key liaison between the CHHE and the faculty at ECU and the NC Agromedicine Institute. He will be key person in the Integrative Health Science Facility Core to develop collaborative relationships between CHHE, ECU and the NC Agromedicine Institute. Dr. Kearney is an assistant professor in the Brody School of Medicine, Department of Public Health and teaches epidemiology and environmental health.