Sharon Collier, founder of ThoughtSynergy, has joined the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities board of directors. She has more than 20 years of human resources experience and she holds a B.S. in human development from Rhode Island College.
Touba Ghadessi, an associate professor and chair of the art history department at Wheaton College, joined the R.I. Council for the Humanities board of directors. She holds a B.A. from Trinity University and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Northwestern …
Thomas Webster has been appointed president for the Society of Biomaterials. He holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Greater Blackstone Valley Prevention Coalition plans to launch three new free smoking-cessation programs to help residents of Rhode Island lead tobacco-free lives, buttressed by a $10,000 grant from the CVS Health Foundation.