September 13, 2018

University of Rhode Island

Ashley Buchanan, DrPH, and Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD: "New Methods to Evaluate the Effects of Opioids in Provider-Based Networks"


Diane DiTomasso, PhD, RN: "Post-Partum Mothers' Experiences with Newborn Weight Checks in the Home"

October 11, 2018

Rhode Island Quality Institute 

Shira Dunsiger, PhD, and Beth Bock, PhD: "Exploring Second-to-Second Exercise Intensity and Disease Risk Outcomes"


Thomas Serre, PhD: "Automating Pathology with Deep Learning" 

November 8, 2018

Women and Infants Hospital                                                      

Mari Mori, MD, and Ece Uzun, PhD: "Identification of Gene Pathway Involved in Phenotype Modification of Pompe Disease"


Cara Mathews, MD: "Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer and other GYN Malignancies"

December 13, 2018

Brown School of Public Health 

Karen Bulock, PhD: "Brown Biomedical Innovations to Impact: A Translational Commercial Development Program for Brown Biomedical Technologies"


Judy Kimberly, PhD: "Evaluation Is Dating, Burgers, and Spaghetti Sauce"

January 10, 2019 Rhode Island Hospital

Megan Ranney, MD; Francesca Beaudoin, MD, PhD; Brandon Marshall, PhD; and Elizabeth Samuels, MD:  "ED Smart Notifications: Real-time Predictive Modeling of At-Risk Emergency Department Patients"


Annie Gjelsvik, PhD, and Adam Sullivan, PhD: "Translating an Area-Based Socio-Economic Deprivation Index into Clinical Practice​"

February 14, 2019 Warren Alpert Medical School

Michael Paradiso, PhD, and Michael E. Migliori, MD: "Development of a Visual Prosthetic for the Blind"


Ou Chen, PhD, and Steven Toms, MD: "Development of Surface Enhanced Resonance Raman Spectroscopy Nanoprobes to IL13R2α for Specific Labelling of Glioma"

March 15, 2019  Butler Hospital 

Claire Blevins, PhD, and Ana Abrantes, PhD: "The Development of a Personalized, Real-time Intervention for Substance-Using Emerging Adults Leaving Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization"

Valentin Antoci, MD, PhD: "Modification of Orthopaedic Biomaterials with Osteolysis Inhibitors and Osteoconductive Peptides"

April 11, 2019 Brown Molecular Medicine

Hector Lopez-Vergara, PhD: "Towards Testing the Cross-Cultural Validity of Dual-Process Models of Alcohol Use"


Kirsten Langdon, PhD: "Novel Digital Health Intervention to Promote Engagement in and Adherence to Medication-Assisted Treatment"

May 9, 2019  Brown Molecular Medicine

Nisanne Ghonem, PharmD, PhD: "An In Vivo Study of Treprostinil, a Prostacyclin Analog, in the Prevention of Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury to the Kidney"


Kathryn Demos, PhD; Jessica Unick​, PhD; and David Williams, PhD: "Memory Bias of Affective Responses to Physical Activity: A Novel Intervention Target for Increasing Physical Activity"

June 13, 2019 Providence VA Medical Center

Orestis Panagiotou, MD, PhD; and Tom Trikalinos, MD, PhD: "Computational Health Services Research to Identify Use of Low-Value Care in Rhode Island"


Maricruz Rivera-Hernandez, PhD: "Medicare Advantage Plan Choice and Selection among Vulnerable Seniors"