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Jean Johnson, executive director and founder of House of Hope Community Development Corp. since 1989, advocates for Rhode Island’s homeless. more
Shannon Carroll is president and CEO of the Providence-based Genesis Center, a post she has held for a little more than a year after serving as vice president of programs and then senior vice president of operations. The nonprofit provides education, job training and support services to immigrants, refugees and low-income families to help them achieve economic independence. Here, Carroll discusses how the nonprofit fulfills its mission. more
Dr. Josiah (Jody) D. Rich, a professor of medicine and epidemiology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has been a practicing infectious disease specialist since 1994 at The Miriam Hospital Immunology Center. He also cares for inmates with HIV and does research in the correctional setting. A co-founder of the nationwide Centers for AIDS Research Collaboration in HIV in Corrections Initiative, Rich has advocated for public health policy changes to improve the health of people with addiction, including improving legal access to sterile syringes and increasing drug treatment for the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated populations. Rich spoke recently with Providence Business News about the opioid addiction epidemic in New England. more
Todd Grant, president of Warwick-based SquadLocker, discussed the company’s history with Providence Business News and plans going forward. SquadLocker recently announced a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization that says it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States, and also is powering Sports Illustrated Play’s new team store, MyGear. more
Arthur Yatsko is president of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, which recently released its first-quarter report on real estate activity. In April, the number of single-family homes for sale fell by nearly 10 percent. And while sales activity rose through the first three months of the year, pending sales have started to taper off, increasing 2.5 percent in April. Yatsko responded this week to questions posed by the Providence Business News. more
Since 2000, J. Christopher Philips has been both founder and president of the Community 2000 Education Foundation. The foundation provides need-based scholarship support to Charlestown, Hopkinton and and Richmond college students as well as providing educational project grants to teachers in all levels of the Chariho Regional school district. more
Patrick C. Barry, a co-managing attorney with Decof, Decof & Barry in Providence, is an accomplished trial lawyer and patient safety advocate, winning multiple seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements in a variety of medical negligence and serious injury cases. He served as a member of the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, the licensing board for all physicians in the state, from 2005 to 2013. Barry shared his perspectives with Providence Business News about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s data highlighting the large number of accidental deaths occurring in the United States due to medical errors. more
Radiation oncologist Dr. Scott Triedman works to cure cancer here in Rhode Island and in Rwanda. He talked with Providence Business News about his experiences in Rwanda, his collaborations with colleagues and the progress they are making toward providing high-quality care for those in need. more
Philip Trevvett, vice chairman of the Urban Greens Food Co-op for the past three years, has been engaged with the not-for-profit organization for more than five years. Here he discusses the organization’s latest developments. more
Ron Carlstrom, owner of Reel Big Media, creates and edits aerial video for real estate brokers and other businesses. The company, based in Lincoln, typically produces one-minute promotional videos using images captured by drones. more
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