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Stopping cancer before it starts

Pharmacy professor's DNA study aims to identify carcinogen damage long before cancer develops

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URI Wellness Conference to feature James Prochaska, behavior change pioneer, and international population health experts

KINGSTON, R.I., May 24, 2018 —The University of Rhode Island will mark important milestones in the institution’s contributions to physical and mental health with a two-day event in September featuring world-renowned Professor of Psychology James Prochaska as well as other leading experts in population health and behavior change.

URI Pharmacy student earns national award for work in public health

URI College of Pharmacy student Paige Ethier has earned national recognition for her commitment to public health and her work with underserved populations from the United State Public Health Service.


URI health care webinar: Big Data’s impact on productivity improvement

URI health care webinar: Big Data’s impact on productivity improvement

Academic Health Collaborative presents Health System Transformation webinar series Ongoing performance improvement is essential to every health care organization’s ability to deliver safe, effective, high value care. Yet many health care providers and others in the health care workforce are unaware of the dramatic transformation in performance improvement enabled by Big Data. Dr. Theresa Fitzpatrick, […]

Student research to help food banks across the state

Community food banks across the state are now able to improve and increase services to best meet the needs of their 57,000 monthly patrons, thanks to research conducted by students at the University of Rhode Island.


URI Health Sciences grad student wins national award

Having three college age children, Irene McIvor-Mason is well acquainted with the struggles of managing college cost and student debt. However, her expertise in this area extends well beyond her family experiences and has led to a national honor.

AHC project fuels health system transformation

URI Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation spearheads $1.3 million project The University of Rhode Island is transforming the healthcare workforce in the region, enhancing the care provided residents and, as a result, delivering federal dollars back to the state. Part of those funds are being used to fund additional research and continuing education programs […]


Faculty, students hit the slopes to research winter sport

Olympic medals are earned during the off-season, and research being conducted by professors and students at the University of Rhode Island could bring athletes that much closer to the podium.  


Mind over Matters

Six weeks of yoga and meditation proved a potent prescription for students who participated in a recent College of Pharmacy study.

URI Brain Fair offers family-friendly exploration of brain science, health

Colleges of Pharmacy, Health Sciences take part in fair hosted by George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience

URI Physical Therapy students to host Run Your Life 5K

The University of Rhode Island’s Physical Therapy Program and undergraduate Pre-PT club will hold the Run Your Life 5K fun run and walk Sunday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m. on the Kingston Campus Quadrangle. The #ChooseYou Healthy Lifestyle Exposition will also be held that day from 9 a.m. to noon.


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