Browsing: Fall 2019

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Making Her Move

After nearly 20 years at Brown, Maureen G. Phipps RES’98, MD, MPH, has become the new chief executive officer of…

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Silent No More

By speaking up for safety and equality, we can improve health care for all. The summer between her junior and…

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Life’s a Climb

Climbing has been a family affair for Susan Ramsey RES’97, PhD, and Stephen Scott RES’98, MD, since their children were…

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The Ground Truth

A pathobiologist builds AI to improve diagnosis and treatment. Artificial intelligence works really well in applications that rely on visual…

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To Boldly Go

Peter Lee ’94 MD’05 PhD’15, MS, MPH, has had a stellar career—literally. A cardiothoracic surgeon and assistant professor of surgery…

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Cold Case

The first recorded instance of skin cancer comes from 1600 BCE in an ancient Egyptian text called the Edwin Smith…

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Alternative Model

The newest lab rats aren’t rats. Scientists are growing microscopic human tissues and challenging the need for animal testing.

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Playing It Safe

New youth hockey rules draw on Brown research to reduce concussions. Peter Kriz, MD, was a general pediatrician in private…

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Remote Access

Telehealth can improve access to care in the most isolated places—an obvious need in huge, sparsely populated Western states, but…

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Isn’t She Lovely?

Study reveals gender and minority bias in clerkship evaluation language. What’s in a name? What’s in an adjective? Can seemingly…

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Ocean Surf

“I captured this image of ocean surf against a rocky coastline along Ocean Drive in Newport. While Rhode Island is…

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East Meets West

In August a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River, just steps away from the Medical School, opened to much fanfare.…

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Marie Anne Johantgen

Marie Anne Johantgen MD’87, 60, of Olympia, WA, died November 16, 2018. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University…

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Andrea Kretzschmar

Andrea Kretzschmar RES’06, MD, 43, of Chepachet, RI, died February 7. Born in Huntsville, AL, she earned her medical degree…

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Joseph L. Johnson

Joseph L. Johnson MD’96, 49, died February 26 in Nashville, TN. After completing medical school at the Warren Alpert Medical…

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Alan Richard Cote

Alan Richard Cote MD’79, 67, of Barrington, RI, died May 5. He was born in Providence and raised in Pawtucket,…

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Nashwa Ali Holt

Nashwa Ali Holt ’98 MD’02, 45, of Brookline, MA, died May 13. Born in Springfield, MA, Dr. Holt was a…

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Aisling Galligan

Aisling Galligan MD’21, MS, 29, died of lung cancer August 6 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. Born in…

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