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Gaurav Khanna, an associate professor and associate director of the Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talked with Providence Business News about his research into black holes. Khanna worked with researchers at Georgia Gwinnett College and the University of Maryland to develop the first-ever computer simulation of the interior of a rotating black hole. Their research was supported by the National Science Foundation. more
Anne Quinterno is a project manager of economic security at United Way of Rhode Island. The nonprofit this year is hosting several free tax preparation sessions through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Site/Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Quinterno, with more than 20 years of experience working with municipal and state government entities, nonprofits and in public policy, talks with Providence Business News about the initiative and what impact it’s having in the state. more
Dr. Ghada Bourjeily is an attending physician in pulmonary services and obstetric medicine and director of research at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative. She treats patients at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. She is also an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her recent research has focused on sleep-disordered breathing and its impact on cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes during pregnancy. more
Executive Director Shannon Reedy of Cumberland founded the nonprofit Chase the Cure Inc. after her youngest son, Chase, was diagnosed with a terminal lysosomal storage disease known as Niemann Pick Type C (also referred to as childhood Alzheimer’s because of its symptoms), shortly after his second birthday in October 2011. The mission of the nonprofit, which became a 501(c)(3) in 2013, is to help move treatments for the disease out of the lab and to patients. Here Reedy discusses the nonprofit’s origin and mission in greater detail. more
Merit McIntyre recently was named president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England, and will oversee the daily operations of 80 real estate offices and 4,000 affiliated sales associates and employees in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. McIntyre, who started his career as a sales associate, responded recently to several questions on real estate and the regional market. more
Tobias Stapleton, assistant vice chancellor and director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, talks with Providence Business News about the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum. more
As Citizens Bank continues to navigate the waters of being a public company free from its former parent company, the Royal Bank of Scotland, building a strong team is a priority. Susan LaMonica, head of human resources at Citizens Bank, talks with Providence Business News about its hiring strategies. more
Dr. Anne S. De Groot is the founder, immune engineer, chief scientific officer and CEO of Providence-based vaccine company EpiVax, which champions the "vaccines-on-demand" movement. She talks with Providence Business News about her experience as a panelist at a health care conference, "The Immunology Revolution: Here Now or Hurry Up and Wait?" more
Practicing attorney Wendy Taylor has been the executive director of the West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton since 2008. An aspiring author, she also has been a sitting member of her town’s Zoning Board of Review since 2010. Here she discusses the nonprofit’s direction and challenges. more
Robin Nicholson is a broker and associate with Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, and based in its Narragansett offices. She spoke recently with the Providence Business News about the hands-on work of selling residential real estate. more
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