Browsing: Spring 2020


Deadly diseases don’t wait. Neither should good ideas. So when two undergraduates thought they’d found a way to stop neurodegeneration,…

Tracey Guthrie, Pat Poitevien, and Angela Chang MD’21 at January’s family reunion.
Step Up

A new program spreads the responsibility—and the love—of mentorship.

222 Richmond Street, Providence
Reid W. Coleman

Reid W. Coleman ’72 MD’75, 69, died December 2. He practiced internal medicine for more than 20 years in Providence.…

H. Wayne Carver II ’74 MD’77
H. Wayne Carver II

H. Wayne Carver II ’74 MD’77, 67, died December 26. Wayne discovered a passion for science and music at an…

Art Wall at 222 Richmond Street, Providence
Arvin S. Glicksman

Arvin S. Glicksman, MD, 95, died January 3. He was a professor emeritus of medical science and former chairman of…

Donald C. Jackson

Donald C. Jackson, PhD, 82, died January 7. He was an adjunct professor and professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology, physiology,…

Glass Wall at Sidney Frank Hall
Robert J. Greer

Robert J. Greer ’92 MD’96, 49, died October 7. A native of Poughkeepsie, NY, he completed his neurology residency at…

Robert M. Dowben

Robert M. Dowben, MD, 92, died November 11. An adjunct professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology, physiology, and biotechnology, he led…


Lucy tells Charlie Brown to snap out of it, setting up the perfect joke—and a timely critique of psychoanalysis.

Do the Waive

The Medical School’s curriculum prepares graduates to prescribe medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder.