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Edward Bozzi, associate professor and coordinator of the University of Rhode Island Biotechnology Program, talked about Rhode Island BioScience Leaders, the organization that he helped found three years ago, with Providence Business News. more
For the past 20 years, Jonny Skye has worked with children and families in a variety of capacities. She has experience as a teacher, administrator, program director, researcher and educational equity policy maker, the bulk of which was completed in Providence. Now the executive director of Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education, Skye has come to like working in the nonprofit sector, calling it a “fascinating experience.” more
Alan Usas, director of Brown University’s executive master in cybersecurity program, discusses the new program with Providence Business News. The intensive 16-month program is for individuals who want to advance their careers in cybersecurity; it is taught by leaders from Brown’s Department of Computer Science and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, and by practitioners who are driving advances in cybersecurity. more
Connor Dowd is operating principal and principal broker for Keller Williams Newport and East Bay. He unfortunately has had experience with real estate-related scams that are being reported in Rhode Rhode Island. According to Dowd, representatives of the Boston field office of the FBI estimate $800,000 was targeted by scammers nationwide last fall, which has since grown to $2.4 billion. more
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
Xinyuan “Shawn” Chen, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is developing a nicotine vaccine to block the drug’s entry into a smoker’s brain. more
1 Why did your company put together a recent report about back-office operating costs? We periodically chart operating costs in highly mobile sectors of the economy. As a result of the increasing number of corporate headquarters relocations … more
The senior managing director of Integra Realty Resources in Providence and Middletown, Conn., speaks about increasing investment interest in marina properties. more
Tom McGovern, executive director of Warwick-based A Wish Come True, first began his service with the nonprofit as a board member in 1991. He has since held numerous positions on the board, including serving as president for 10 years. more
Charles Reppucci, executive director and chief operating officer with the Providence law firm Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLC, is the newly elected chairman of the Care New England board of directors. Reppucci talks with PBN about potential upcoming changes and challenges for Care New England. more
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