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MAYA VADIVELOO, assistant professor of nutrition and food sciences in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island, has discovered that discrimination based on weight is linked to adverse health effects. Vadiveloo and Harvard … more
Meagan Pontbriand was recently named the 2015-16 Professional Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. The award is given to a professional woman who demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment in her chosen … more
TOM ROBERTS was recently honored with The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities' Honorary Chairs' Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities for his cultural work as an educator, writer, performer and producer. Roberts is a senior history … more
Dale Venturini, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, was recently honored at the National Organization of Italian American Women's "An Epiphany Celebration Honoring Three Wise Women" event at the Providence Art Club. She … more
Gene M. Carlino, partner at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West, has been named president of the inaugural Rhode Island chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. NAELA is a national public-policy advocacy group dedicated to the needs of the … more
Tim Chaves, assistant vice president-commercial lending with Bristol County Savings Bank, was named "Banker of the Year" by the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation. He was selected for the award from a pool of 21 candidates by SEED … more
Johnnie C. Chace joined the nonprofit Family Service of Rhode Island as its full-time director of philanthropy in September. Here she describes her new role and goals for the statewide human services and educational nonprofit. more
Robert Chisholm recently received the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for his support of three Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick colleagues who currently serve in the Army National Guard. The mission of the … more
Dr. Angela Dills, associate professor of economics at Providence College, recently co-authored a report that found ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft lower the rate of fatal accidents, DUI arrests, disorderly conduct and assaults. … more
PATRICIA LENIHAN, managing broker of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, was chosen by her peers as the 2016 Rhode Island Realtor of the Year. The Rhode Island Association of Realtors award recognizes one of nearly 5,000 Realtors throughout the … more
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