Dominick Tammaro, M.D. Wins National Award

Dr. Tammaro is the recipient of the 2021 Dema C. Daley Founder’s Award by the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM), honoring him as an educator, innovator and leader.
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The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

Dr. Akwi Asombang, a physician with the Brown Medicine Endoscopy Center, was interviewed on WPRI-TV's The Rhode Show about what age a person at risk should be screened for colon cancer, and how to prevent this form of cancer.
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Physician Urges COVID-19 Vaccination Among Blacks and Hispanics

COVID-19 has disproportionately affected the Black and Hispanic communities. Brown Medicine's Dr. Oghene encourages everyone to get the FDA-authorized, tested vaccine without hesitancy.
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Diversity and Culture Plays Important Role in Patient Care

Brown Medicine Hospitalist Dr. Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, originally from West Africa, was interviewed about how diverse backgrounds and culture come into play in the healthcare profession. Bilingual physicians can break down language and comprehension barriers particularly when communicat
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Complications and Risk of COVID-19 in Diabetes Patients

According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes are more likely to have serious complications from COVID-19 and other viruses as well. Read more about the connection between the two from Brown Medicine Endocrinologist Dr. Jasmin Lebastchi.
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Fitness and Self-Care for Healthy Habits

COVID-19 restrictions may keep many of us from visiting gyms and participating in group activities as we did in the past. Read more to learn how you can incorporate healthy habits and self-care into your daily routine.
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Introducing the Brown Medicine Minute

Brown Medicine’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hollmann advises how to know when you should stay at home or go to work when you’re not feeling well. Is it COVID or a cold? What are symptoms of concern? Watch this helpful, brief video to find out.
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Dr. Cizginer Honored as Outstanding Physician

Dr. Sevdenur Cizginer, a geriatrics specialist and researcher who works in Brown Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, was nominated by her peers at The Miriam Hospital for the award among more than 800 physicians.
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Influenza and COVID-19 Winter Update

Influenza viruses and SARS-CoV-2 virus are expected to circulate and spread this winter. It is possible to have the flu, other respiratory illnesses, and COVID-19 at the same time. Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever.
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Brown Medicine Wins Multiple PBN Awards

Brown Medicine, together with several physicians on staff, were honored to win multiple PBN awards in various categories this year.
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