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Attorney Joseph M. DiOrio, principal of the Law Office of Joseph M. DiOrio Inc., recently received a lawyer of the year award from Best Lawyers for the category of banking and finance law. DiOrio talked with Providence Business News about why he received the award, how he got into banking and finance law and what trends he’s seeing in Rhode Island. more
Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
Kara Foley is a newly hired policy analyst at Rhode Island KIDS COUNT, a children’s-policy organization working to improve the health, safety, education and economic well-being of Rhode Island’s children. She talked with Providence Business News about the organization's mission. more
1 How did cities and towns fare in the 2016 General Assembly session? On the positive side, an additional $2 million was added, compared to the governor's original proposal, to the Distressed Communities Program, and another $62 million in … more
Shelly D’Amico, Redfin real estate agent, recently responded to questions about the real estate market and seller and buyer expectations. An agent with Redfin since 2013, she represents buyers and sellers in communities including Cranston, Providence and Warwick. more
Kathleen Malin, vice president of technology and operations at the Rhode Island Foundation, discussed her position with Providence Business News and how she works with nonprofits. The past Tech10 award winner also discussed her involvement with the Tech Club in Rhode Island. more
Stephen A. Atlas is an assistant professor of marketing with the college of business administration at the University of Rhode Island. Atlas is embarking on a new study looking at human behavior as it relates to financial literacy. He talks with Providence Business News about the resiliency of financial literacy education, the scope of his research and what he hopes to achieve. more
Cyrus Kosar, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Boston University, came to the Brown University School of Public Health as a graduate student in 2015. His research interests are in aging, long-term care, health economics and quasi-experimental research methods. Kosar, who led a research project that reviewed data from millions of seniors with delirium, shared information with Providence Business News about the results of the study and other issues related to delirium. more
Marjory O'Toole is managing director of the Little Compton Historical Society. Her introduction to both the nonprofit field and the museum world began when she was a 16-year-old tour guide for The Preservation Society of Newport County. This is her 21st year working in a museum, and she says it’s been her favorite so far. She spoke with PBN about a new exhibit on slavery in Little Compton. more
1As the first Rhode Island "food chief," what do you hope to accomplish? My primary objective is to work with partners to develop the state's first comprehensive food plan. Myriad organizations are doing amazing work in the local food … more
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