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At Brown University, wellness ‘champions’ are plentiful 


Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019 2,000-4,999 EMPLOYEES #3: Brown UniversityCEO (or equivalent): Christina Paxson, president Number of employees: 4,400IT QUITE LITERALLY pays to be healthy...
BROWN UNIVERSITY was one of six local schools to be included on Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Princeton Review includes local schools on top 385 list

PROVIDENCE – Six local colleges and universities were named among the Princeton Review’s Best 385 Colleges: 2020 Edition released this week.Four local schools on...
SMART TECH: From left, Todd Griffith, associate professor at the University of Texas at Dallas; Mario Rotea, professor at the University of Texas at Dallas; Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis; and John Cooney, chief technology officer of Aquanis, at a conference held in Denver on July 8-10. Aquanis develops smart-blade technology for wind turbines.
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Aquanis looks to curb wind-energy costs

From the ground, wind-turbine blade rotation appears nearly effortless, as though the spinning is entirely propelled by air currents.In reality, the movement and the...

Banks tied to fossil fuel lending

This wasn’t the welcome to Rhode Island that JPMorgan & Chase envisioned.Protesters gathered recently at the bank's soon-to-open branch near Brown University in Providence....
JENNIFER TIDEY, left, and Peter Monti, both professors at Brown University's School of Public Health, will lead a newly funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focused on substance misuse and chronic disease. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/NICK DENTAMARO

Brown using $12.5M NIH grant to fund research on substance misuse,...

PROVIDENCE — Brown University has been awarded a $12.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to launch a new Center of Biomedical...
CARE NEW ENGLAND, which includes Kent Hospital, posted operating income of $7.4 million in fiscal 2019's third quarter. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

CNE posts $7.4M fiscal Q3 profit

PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System announced fiscal third-quarter operating income of $7.4 million, a gain of $6.5 million from the same 2018...
MANAGING PARTNERS: Cameron & Mittleman attorneys and managing partners, from left, Robert A. Migliaccio, Lynn E. ­Riley and Scott F. Bielecki converse at the Providence law firm. The firm has expanded practice areas as it added attorneys.  
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Firm’s expertise grows with practice

Cameron & Mittleman LLP is one of Providence’s long-established, midsized law firms.Its areas of focus have grown with the practice. They include: corporate and...
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Brown awarded $10.8M grant to develop opioid treatment program in criminal...

PROVIDENCE – The National Institutes of Health is awarding a $10.8 million grant to Brown University to develop and evaluate an opioid treatment program...

Ejnes named to American Board of Internal Medicine as chair-elect

CRANSTON – A local internal medicine specialist has been named chair-elect of the American Board of Internal Medicine.Dr. Yul D. Ejnes was among five...
STILL A NO-GO: Despite Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s exhortation to make a deal that would create a full-service, local health care system, the players – Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University – have been unable to reach an agreement.
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Third time no charm for talks to merge Lifespan and CNE

And so the beat goes on.Lifespan Inc. and Care New England Health System have once again ended talks to merge the two hospital systems,...
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