Pfizer Inc. decided not to split in two separate companies, opting against what could have been one of the biggest breakups in the drug industry’s history after four years of it called an “extensive evaluation.”
Phoenix House in New England announced the appointment of Daniel J. McCormick as its new senior vice president and executive director; he succeeds Patrick B. McEneaney, who retired in July 2016 after working for 17 years at Phoenix House.
More than 500 swimmers participated in the seventh annual Swim Across America fundraising swim at Roger Wheeler State Beach in Narragansett earlier this month. Collectively, they raised more than $158,000 for cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital.
In July 2016, Amanda Leite became executive director of the American Heart Association - Southern New England, after previously serving as senior Heart Walk director for the organization. She talked with Providence Business News about the AHA’s role in helping Rhode Islanders reduce their risks of heart attacks and cardiac disease and her new role with the AHA.