Browsing: Fall 2016

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA: Karen Furie was inaugurated as the first Samuel I. Kennison, MD, and Bertha S. Kennison Professor of Clinical Neuroscience in 2014. Photo by Scott Kingsley
Open Mind

Neurologist Karen Furie has devoted her career to understanding and preventing stroke.

Brown Medicine, Winter 2016

Lasting Tribute Thank you so much for publishing a short obituary of my partner, Professor Richard A. Ellis, in your…

DREAM TEAM : Schiffman goes to Utah’s Hogle Zoo almost every weekend with his three kids. He collaborates with the zoo’s elephant keepers in his cancer research. Photo by August Miller
Think Big

In elephants’ cancer-resistant genes, an oncologist sees new hope for people.

TEAM EFFORT: Perry Fedorak, Caitlyn O ’Brien, and their children, Hailie and Bentley, at Women & Infants Hospital. Maternal-infant bonding can help speed a baby’s recovery from neonatal abstinence syndrome. Photo by Karen Philippi
Baby Steps

As more and more infants are born dependent on opioids, hospitals and researchers are working together to chart the best…

(Credit: Warren Jagger)
Charles Malone, MD

Charles “Charlie” Malone, 88, died April 24. A professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown and the medical director…

Ruth E. Triedman, MD

Ruth E. Triedman, 83, died August 15 in Providence after a brave battle with pancreatic cancer. A graduate of Wellesley…

1 2