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The 20 registered nurses that received bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island in December are the first graduates of the university’s College of Nursing’s online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing program, the only such program offered by a public university in Rhode Island. more
The Rhode Island Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, in concert with the national association’s #CHOOSEPT campaign, will host Joseph Brence, a physical therapist, researcher and frequent lecturer, to discuss how best to treat patients in pain, whether they have already turned to opioids for pain relief or not. more
Anthony H. Cincotta, a neuroendocrinologist, is founder, president and chief science officer of VeroScience LLC, a privately-held company in Tiverton. more
Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, Brown University reported. more
The University of Rhode Island announced that professor Betty Rambur of the College of Nursing has received national recognition for her work advancing the profession and for efforts addressing the cost and quality of health care. more
Dr. Kathleen Hittner, R.I. health commissioner, recently provided some insight into Rhode Island’s mandated benefits and what the future might hold in light of plans pushed by the GOP-controlled Congress and President Donald J. Trump to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. more
Providence Community Health Centers Inc., a nonprofit health care organization providing affordable, comprehensive primary health care services to more than 50,000 residents in greater Providence, announced that Dr. Jennifer Nelson has been hired as its dental director. more
The 1,100-plus CVS Health MinuteClinic locations across the country will observe Valentine’s Day this year by offering free “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings – measuring total cholesterol, HDL (good) cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index – for its customers. more
Four local programs that benefit women and families received $20,000 in grants from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund, part of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
The Champlin Foundations has given the Community College of Rhode Island a $300,000 grant toward its $893,000 campaign to establish an interactive learning center for health science students on its Flanagan campus in Lincoln, according to a release by the college on Thursday. more
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