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Margaret Howard is director of women’s behavioral health at Women & Infants Hospital, where she also directs the Postpartum Depression Day Hospital. After the United States Preventive Services Task Force, appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, issued recommendations calling for wider screening of pregnant and postpartum women for mental illness, Providence Business News talked with Howard to learn more about these recommendations. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Jeffrey Bratberg, a clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, is a member of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Bratberg talked recently with Providence Business News about the task force and its progress, as well as the ongoing challenges community pharmacists face regarding opioid dispensing, opioid safety, overdose and addiction. more
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
Zachary Librizzi, a 17-year-old senior from Warwick who attends Saint Raphael Academy, is one of tens of thousands of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. However, with the help of his father, Librizzi hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise funds for the Rhode Island branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eighteen months after his younger sister, Ava, was also diagnosed with the disease, Librizzi talks about his passion to help others. more
Dr. Yow-Pin Lim, founder and CEO of ProThera Biologics in Providence, talks with Providence Business News about his company’s partnership with ProMetic Life Sciences Inc., its move last year to the Jewelry District, and how it is on track to start clinical trials of its lead therapeutic product next year. The company currently employs seven. more
Katherine Gordon, managing director of the Technology Ventures Office at Brown University, discusses the mission of the office with Providence Business News. Gordon, who has been in her position for seven years, also talked about how the proposed Wexford Science & Technology innovation center project could lure additional companies to Rhode Island. more
Don Troppoli, senior vice president and regional manager of business banking at Webster Bank, specializes in business succession planning. He talks with Providence Business News about why small business owners should have succession plans, why it’s difficult and how that changes between family- and non-family-owned businesses. more
Jack Healy, president and CEO of Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a resource for manufacturers, talks with Providence Business News about a new partnership with the American Institute for Integrated Photonics in Rochester, N.Y., to develop a photonics ecosystem to benefit Massachusetts manufacturers. more
As the program director for Flickers, the nonprofit arm of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Shawn Quirk is responsible for overseeing the selection of films submitted for consideration to the festival and manages the organization of screenings throughout the year. more
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