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IMPROVED RESULTS: Genoa Healthcare General Manager Andrew Terranova says providing buprenorphine treatment for patients at pharmacies can improve substance use disorder outcomes. 
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Study: Pharmacy access to buprenorphine boosts likelihood of continued treatment

Andrew Terranova, a pharmacist and general manager at Genoa Healthcare in Providence, was optimistic when his pharmacy signed onto a study intended to create...
DR. MEGAN L. RANNEY will leave Brown University School of Public Health to become the new dean of Yale University School of Public Health on July 1. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Ranney to leave Brown University to become Yale School of Public...

PROVIDENCE – One of the leading local voices in health care during the COVID-19 pandemic will be leaving the Ocean State to lead a...

Five Questions With: Dr. Dioscaris Garcia

Newly appointed to Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island’s board of directors, Dr. Dioscaris Garcia is the co-director of the Weiss Center for Orthopaedic...

Pharmacies could help make opioid treatment meds more accessible, study finds

PROVIDENCE – A new study from researchers at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital and the University of Rhode Island has shown that having pharmacies...

2 R.I. hospitals recruiting participants for Alzheimer’s AHEAD Study

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island hospitals are recruiting participants for a clinical trial to test the effect of lecanemab in treating preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Butler...

Lifespan announces ‘breakthrough’ in brain cancer research

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Cancer Institute researchers Friday announced they have made "a breakthrough" in treating patients with an aggressive brain cancer. Researchers said the Phase...

Three R.I. hospitals earn ‘A’ grade, 4 others get ‘B’ from...

PROVIDENCE – Three hospitals in Rhode Island have earned an “A” grade, while four others received a “B” and two more a “C” from...
THE LIFESPAN CANCER INSTITUTE is using a $10 million grant from the Papitto Opportunity Connection for a new program to get high school students of color interested in careers in cancer research and treatment. The institute is also using the money to enhance cancer research at Lifespan Corp.'s Coro Center in Providence. COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

Lifespan Cancer Institute launches career program for young people of color

PROVIDENCE – The Lifespan Cancer Institute is launching a new program to train high school students of color for a career in cancer research...

Lifespan opens new clinical trial site in collaboration with TriSalus

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. is activating a new clinical trial site at Rhode Island Hospital in collaboration with TriSalus Life Sciences, an oncology therapeutics...
ON THE MEND: Anna Rezk, a Warren Alpert Medical School student, checks the casting work of a youngster who was assigned to treat a teddy bear with a broken arm at the Black Men in White Coats youth summit at the Brown University medical school in October. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Opening a Pathway: Slate of programs exposing young people of color...

In medical school, Emmanuel Asiedu was one of the very few students of color in a sea of white students. That did not change...
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