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Interpreting Programs at RIC Reduce Health Gaps by Closing Language Gaps

Rhode Island College Impact

RIC is creating new interpreting programs to help bridge language gaps.

Six Grants in Six Years for Biochemistry Professor Jamie Towle-Weicksel

“RI-INBRE has been very good to me in supporting my research,” says Jamie Towle-Weicksel. “I am very thankful.”

Wounded Warrior Finds Healing through Recreational Therapy

During a routine health screening, Sgt. First Class Amanda Weber was diagnosed with multiple traumatic brain injuries. After serving for 14 years in the Army, she was told she would have to retire. But the Army had been her life.

Wanted: Behavioral Health Care Managers in RI

The federal government awarded a four-year, $2.3 million grant to RIC's Institute for Education in Healthcare to develop a pipeline of behavioral health care managers statewide.

Alumni Help End Stigma around Mental Health

Multilingual mental health therapists Estrellita Moronta and Jessica Toucinho are dedicated to changing attitudes in the Latinx and Portuguese communities around mental health.

Discrimination is a Health Concern, say RIC Faculty

The daily stress of being marginalized can have powerful impacts on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.

Class of 2021: Graduate Student Finds Herself at Home (Again) at RIC

Rhode Island College Impact

“I connected with Upward Bound through my high school guidance counselor. For me, that program was essential in my growth as a young professional.”

Class of 2021: An Immigrant Student Navigates Her World, the Health Care System

Nour Abaherah's family came from Palestine for a better life. Now she will work to better the lives of others through health care.

RIC Student Veteran Fills Vital Role in State's Vaccine Distribution

Nicole McKay works behind the scenes to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the Rhode Island community.

A Doctor With Her Finger on the Pulse of Her Community

Surgeon Dr. Moreira ’03 is leading the research at Brown’s medical school on health disparities among marginalized groups.