Andrea Rusnock, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, recently won an American Council for Learned Societies Fellowship, which helps scholars devote themselves full time to research and writing for scholarly projects. She plans to complete a book on the new history of the smallpox vaccination.
FM Global is creating 36 new jobs in information technology at its corporate offices here, the company said in a press release Wednesday, among more than 300 hires made in Rhode Island in the last five years.
Pamela Bibeault was recently named president of Triad Health Care LLC, where she provides clinical and administrative health care consulting services to skilled nursing facilities in southern New England. Along with her team, Bibeault works to assist these facilities in achieving optimal outcomes and compliance with state, federal and joint commission regulations. She holds related certifications in addition to a B.S. in nursing from Rhode Island College and an M.S. in health-services administration from Salve Regina University. Bibeault is a member of several organizations, including the American College of Health Care Administrators, the Rhode Island Health Care Association and Rhode Island Generations.
PBN is now accepting applications for its newest award program and event for RI & Bristol County to celebrate the Manufacturing Renaissance that is evolving regionally and across the country. The deadline for applications is March 20th.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.