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University of Rhode Island Receives $5 Million Gift in Memory of Alumnus

The gift from Edward Avedisian will help fund a variety of projects in the College of Pharmacy, all working toward the goal of carrying on Paramez Avedisian’s legacy through education and innovation, according to College of Pharmacy Dean Paul...
17-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Professor Named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Ginette Ferszt was selected for her pioneering and significant contributions regarding the health needs and disparities facing incarcerated women and working to end the practice of shackling pregnant athletes during labor and delivery.
12-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Professor Wins National Mentoring Award in Gerontology

Clark has also specialized in narrative gerontology, which focuses on a patient’s entire life — not just his or her health — and health care policy and ethics. As an educator first, however, teaching and mentoring are among his top priorities,...
12-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Nursing Students to Provide Caregiver Respite

Students visit the home and provide whatever assistance caregivers need or simply sitting with a patient so the caregiver can break away for a short time.
12-Oct-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Faculty to Receive Institute of Coaching’s Excellence Award

A University of Rhode Island psychology professor internationally renowned for his pioneering work in behavior change, along with his wife and research partner, will receive the Institute of Coaching’s Vision of Scientific Excellence in Coaching...
12-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mental Health Initiative at University of Rhode Island About Keeping Each Other Well

rovides participants with mental health literacy on more common illnesses such as During a daylong training, the program provides participants with mental health literacy on anxiety, depression and substance abuse, while also educating them about...
12-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Research Examines Cause of Kidney Transplant Failures

Nisanne Ghonemi's research seeks to address a universal problem in kidney transplant surgery that can result in failure of the organ graft. Her research will explore the use of a class of drugs known as prostacyclins to reduce ischemia-reperfusion...
14-Sep-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Rhode Island Student on Front Lines of Addiction Crisis

Student combines interest in public health, pharmacy while meeting with recovering addicts in prison, assisting officer, non-profits
12-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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URI Professor Examines Effects of Climate Change on Coral Reefs, Shellfish

Professor is studying how a variety of marine organisms are responding to changes in their environment. Focusing on reef-building corals and other shelled creatures that are threatened by increasing temperatures and ocean acidification, she is...
20-Feb-2017 7:05 PM EST

Project Pumpkin: Professor and Students Harvest 17 New and Experimental Varieties of Pumpkins

URI Professor harvests student enthusiasm with hands-on research.
27-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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