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Nursing Education Center Workshop to tackle opioid crisis

Seminar in Providence geared toward nurse practitioners, nurse practitioner students Drug overdoses in Rhode Island and across the country are increasing every year, and opioid addiction has reached epidemic levels. In Rhode Island alone, more than 1,000 people have died of an opioid overdose in the last five years.

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VIDEO: Life of Paramaz Avedisian, whose name lives on at URI

The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy renamed its building in the memory of Paramaz Avedisian, a 1954 URI graduate who was known as a true professional in pharmacy and a philanthropist who never hesitated to lend a helping hand.

URI pharmacy building dedicated in honor of alumnus Paramaz Avedisian ’54

The University of Rhode Island community gathered today to honor the memory of College of Pharmacy alumnus Paramaz Avedisian ’54, whose lifetime represented a legacy of professionalism in pharmacy and philanthropy in the community.

URI students officially become pharmacists in training

‘White Coat Ceremony’ welcomes class of 2021 to the profession More than 120 new University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy students officially entered into the field of pharmacy Friday as they donned their white coats for the first time. Pharmacy Dean Paul Larrat welcomed the students and their families in a packed Edwards Auditorium […]

URI College of Health Sciences professor wins national award in gerontology

Phillip Clark, a local expert on gerontology at the University of Rhode Island has been named the recipient of a prestigious award from a national association on aging.

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URI Psychology professor to receive Institute of Coaching excellence award

James Prochaska developed Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change; Janice Prochaska disseminated the model

URI Pharmacy students battle the flu

University of Rhode Island pharmacy students vaccinated about 150 students, faculty and staff members against the flu during a clinic in Avedisian Hall Tuesday.

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Mental health initiative at University of Rhode Island about keeping each other well

When an accident happens, first aid delivered competently and quickly can mean the difference between a minor health scrape and a major one. The University of Rhode Island is applying that same approach to the mental health of its students, faculty and staff.

URI nursing professor named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Professor Ginette Ferszt of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at the organization’s 2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference last week in Washington, D.C.

Caring for caregivers

URI Nursing students provide respite for those caring for loved ones in the home A 75-year-old grandmother cares for a legally blind teenage grandson and a 10-year-old foster child with behavioral issues. A father with developmental disabilities tries alone to raise a young son who has surpassed him in cognitive ability. A young mother raising […]

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