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The University of Rhode Island's 11th president, David M. Dooley, recently told the graduating class of Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich that a love of research propelled him into college as a student and into a career in education that today has … more
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is investing $5.2 million for the development of a new type of vaccine against Q fever, and a local company is involved in the effort. more
To Amgen Inc.'s Senior Manager for Manufacturing Jimmy Fleming, the task of ensuring that he and his team are producing a quality product is of the utmost importance – professionally and personally. Fleming's sister is one of the more … more
Angus C.F. Taylor, president and CEO of Hexagon Metrology, was recognized with an honorary doctorate from the University of Rhode Island. Taylor has been a strong advocate of the university's international engineering program and he has been on the … more
A smart wristband invented by University of Rhode Island students to monitor Parkinson’s disease was a finalist in a recent international design competition. more
When Zoe Schwartz entered high school she was intimidated by technology classes because she believed they were just for boys. But as a sophomore she joined anyway and with a little guidance from one of her teachers, Schwartz – along with … more
Kent Hospital’s Dr. Lisa Gould recently published a study in Journal of the American College of Surgeons that looked at innovative treatment for skin graft wounds. more
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Jennifer Gass and a research team she led recently presented research showing that breast cancer patients undergoing breast conservation therapy rather than mastectomy have greater pleasure during intimacy. more
Dr. Michael L. Stanchina has been named medical director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Roger Williams Medical Center. In addition to his new responsibilities at RWMC, he is also a pulmonary/sleep medicine physician at University Pulmonary … more
With heart disease the No. 1 killer of American women, including here in Rhode Island, a new cardiac-care center for women opened in February. Unlike many other cardiac-care facilities, the Women's Heart Health of Women & Infants Hospital treats … more
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