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Should potential conflicts of interest involving disbursement of government funding be avoided at all costs? If you are WatchdogRI.org, a nonprofit policy-research organization founded by former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Block, … more
Dr. Sonali Pandya has joined Women & Infants' Breast Health Center as a breast surgeon. She is returning to Women & Infants, where she completed the Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Disease Fellowship in 2010. She holds a bachelor's degree from … more
Westbay Community Action Inc. recently was awarded a $200,000 two-year grant from the National WIC Association to address nutrition needs of children under five, as well as pregnant women and mothers in Kent County. more
(Updated 1:11 p.m.) Brown University and other local universities were recognized in annual graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report released Wednesday. more
Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, following a national search. more
Currently, antenatal corticosteroids (betamethasone), which helps mature an infant’s lungs, are recommended for all women going into labor before 34 weeks’ gestation. However, many babies born between 34 and 36 weeks’ gestation also require respiratory support at birth. A recently completed study evaluated whether neonates born at these later gestational ages would also benefit from antenatal corticosteroids. more
The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island will hold its 15th annual Statewide Brain Injury Conference, Anchoring Hope After Brain Injury, from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., on March 18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick. more
University Medicine, a nonprofit primary care, specialty outpatient and subspecialty medical group practice with more than 200 physicians and more than 20 patient care locations across the state, named Dr. Sarah M. Hyder as director of endoscopic ultrasound. more
Hasbro Children’s Hospital recently honored five hospital employees as the hospital’s 2015 Brite Lites. The employee recognition program, now in its 13th year, singles out some of the many hospital employees who provide outstanding care to patients. This year, more than 75 employees were nominated by patients and their families for the honor. more
“Heads Up! A Panel on Concussion,” will be held today as part of Rhode Island ‘s first Brain Week, which offers an array of activities and programs. Focusing on adult and youth sports injuries, the program features neurologists, sports injury prevention specialists and a special guest, former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders. The panel, which is sponsored by the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, will be held at Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical Center. Refreshments will be offered at 5 p.m., and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. more
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