Women & Infants Achieves Baby-Friendly Designation
Women & Infants Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® Designated birth facility. Women & Infants is the second-largest hospital in the nation to achieve this designation, and Rhode Island now ranks number one in the country in the percentage of babies born at Baby-Friendly® hospitals.
Woonsocket Nurse Recognized at Women & Infants
Donna McDonald, RN, a nurse at the Program in Women's Oncology, was presented with this month's DAISY Award. Donna, nominated by her colleagues, is recalled as a nurse that exemplifies what nursing and patient care is all about. Details
Urogynecologist Named Vice President of Professional Society
Dr. Charles Rardin is set to be named vice president of the American Urogynecologic Society. This appointment starts a four-year process that will culminate in Dr. Rardin being named president of AUGS in 2017. Dr. Rardin currently serves as a urogynecologist in the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery as well as director of the Robotic Surgery Program for Women at Women & Infants. Details
Raymond O. Powrie, MD, FRCP(C), FACP, underscored his belief in the “team approach” by drawing together a multidisciplinary group to edit an international textbook on medical disorders in obstetric patients.
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