Friday, March 29, 2013

Awards, events and the economy

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Pneumonia vaccine grant

The announcement that Pharmacy Professor Kerry LaPlante received a $700,000 grant from Pfizer to increase the percentage of senior citizens receiving a pneumonia vaccine received immediate media attention.  Within just a few hours, the story was reported by the Providence Journal, Providence Business News, Rhode Island Public Radio, WPRO, Channel 12, the Boston Globe and other media outlets.  The URI news release about the grant can be found here.

Humanities lecture, eating slowly and more