The Rhode Island chapter of the American Nurses Association honored House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello as a “Legislator of the Year” at the organization’s annual legislative dinner on May 12. State Sen. Cynthia Coyne was also honored.
Performance Physical Therapy recently opened its 10th clinic, this one at Newport Athletic Club, 66 Valley St. Performance Physical Therapy and Newport Athletic Club have partnered to create a therapy and fitness experience for individuals of all ages and activity levels.
Dr. Edward Akelman has been named chief of the department of orthopedics at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and will become chair of the department of orthopaedics at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Vincent Zecchino Professor of Orthopeadics, pending approval of Brown’s corporation.
Melissa Cummings, senior vice president and chief customer officer for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, was named 2017 American Heart Association Go Red For Women Luncheon chair. She spoke with Providence Business News recently about her involvement with the American Heart Association.
After beginning my career at the International Longevity Center, an aging research, education and advocacy think tank in New York, I knew that I had to get direct-care experience in order to better advocate for seniors and their caregivers in …