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DISCOVERY: Life­span researchers Chathuraka T. Jayasuriya, left, and Qian Chen, both of Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, have discovered aberrant stem cells that may play a role in osteoarthritis. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Osteoarthritic stem cell discovery hints at disease’s first drug treatments

A May report by a team of researchers from Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University shows that a portion of unspecialized stem cells in...

Five Questions With: Dr. Carla Moreira

Dr. Carla Moreira, a native of Cape Verde, spent much of her life growing up in Rhode Island. She is a graduate of the...
DR. ANA TUYA FULTON, chief of geriatrics for Care New England, has been named an American Geriatrics Society fellow. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Fulton named American Geriatrics Society fellow

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Ana Tuya Fulton, chief of geriatrics for Care New England and medical director of Integra Community Care Network LLC, has been...
DR. ERIC B. NEWTON is a board-certified gastroenterologist at University Gastroenterology and a clinical associate professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY GASTROENTEROLOGY

Five Questions With: Dr. Eric B. Newton

Dr. Eric B. Newton, a board-certified gastroenterologist at University Gastroenterology, is well-versed in gastroenterology, a branch of medicine that focuses on the digestive system...
BROWN MEDICINE has opened a new Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Brown Physicians Patient Center on Wampanoag Trail in East Providence. / COURTESY BROWN MEDICINE

Brown Medicine opens new Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

EAST PROVIDENCE – Brown Medicine has opened a new Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Brown Physicians Patient Center on Wampanoag Trail as part...
DR. ELEFTHERIOS MYLONAKIS, chief of infectious diseases at Rhode Island Hospital, is researching new drugs to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria. / COURTESY LIFESPAN

Five Questions With: Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis

Dr. Eleftherios Mylonakis is chief of infectious diseases at Lifespan Corp. affiliate Rhode Island Hospital. He is also the Charles C.J. Carpenter professor of infectious...
DR. PENELOPE DENNEHY, director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases division at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, received the 2017 Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award from Rhode Island Hospital medical staff. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

Dennehy receives 2017 Hamolsky Outstanding Physician Award

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Penelope Dennehy, director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases division at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, can count the respect of her colleagues a certainty...
CHANGE AGENT: Chief Human Resources Officer Tammy Lederer has seen Brown Medicine through a lot of growth. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Lederer a strong ally in Brown Medicine’s strategic planning

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER, NONPROFIT/SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY | Tammy Lederer, Brown MedicineTammy Lederer, Brown Medicine’s chief human resources officer, has had her hands full...
DR. ALAN H. DANIELS is a spine surgeon who specializes in complex spinal disorders. He serves as chief of the Adult Spinal Deformity Service at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, director of spine surgery research at University Orthopedics and co-director of the Brown Spine Surgery Fellowship at Brown University. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY ORTHOPEDICS

Five Questions With: Dr. Alan H. Daniels

Dr. Alan H. Daniels is a spine surgeon who specializes in complex spinal disorders. He serves as chief of the Adult Spinal Deformity Service...
DR. ERIKA F. WERNER is the new associate editor of the American Journal of Perinatology. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL

Werner named associate editor of American Journal of Perinatology

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Erika F. Werner, interim director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women &...
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