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Winter 2021
Thank you for your support

Thank You for Your Support!

On behalf of our entire staff here at The Miriam Hospital, THANK YOU for your continued generosity and support! It means the world to us and those we serve. We extend our very best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season!

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The Miriam Hospital Receives $1 Million to
Support Nursing Education

After a positive patient experience with a loved one, Carol and Fred Levinger have generously donated $1 million to The Miriam Hospital to establish the Carol and Fred Levinger Nursing Excellence Fund. The fund will support the Hospital’s nurses with tuition assistance and student loan repayment.

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Mark Deitch, MD, MBA

The Miriam Hospital Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

In September, Mark Deitch, MD, MBA joined The Miriam Hospital as the new senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer. He succeeds G. Dean Roye, MD, FACS, who held the position since 2017.

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Benchpress for cancer

Brown Students Pump Iron, Raise Funds in
Support of The Miriam Hospital

On Monday, October 18, the Brown University Football Team hosted its 17th Annual “Bench Press for Cancer” on the main green of campus. The event, which resumed after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, continues a longstanding tradition of raising thousands of dollars to benefit the Cancer Survivorship Program at The Miriam, which is a principal teaching hospital for Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School.

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The Miriam Hospital Receives $11.1M Grant to Research
Stress, Trauma, and Resilience

The Miriam has received an $11.1 million federal grant to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Rhode Island devoted to a growing field of inquiry – how stress and trauma early in life can have lasting impacts on our health and wellness.

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Samir A. Shah, MD

Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG, Elected President of
American College of Gastroenterology

Dr. Samir A. Shah will lead the national medical organization representing more than 16,000 clinical gastroenterologists and other specialists in digestive diseases.

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Papitto Grant

Lifespan to Expand Workforce Programs for BIPOC with
Papitto Opportunity Connection Support

In order to ensure that its workforce reflects the diversity of the community it serves, Lifespan is expanding their suite of professional development programs and creating greater access to career pathways for the state’s BIPOC community. Through support from the Papitto Opportunity Connection, Lifespan will hire more than 1,000 Black, Indigenous, and People of Color over the next four years.

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The Miriam Hospital's Annual Meeting

The Miriam Hospital Foundation’s Virtual Annual Meeting

On November 16, The Miriam Hospital Foundation held its annual meeting where hospital leadership shared important news and updates and honored our Miriam People Society whose philanthropy helps fuel the hospital’s excellence and makes Delivering health with care possible.

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Planned Giving at The Miriam

Leaving a Lasting Legacy

There are so many ways to support our patients and caregivers. A charitable bequest is a commitment made in your will or trust to donate to The Miriam Hospital in the future. To learn more about how to include the hospital in your estate plans, please click below.

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Body Weight and Migraines

9 Things You Should Know About Body Weight and Migraines

Most experts believe that a person’s susceptibility to migraines is largely genetic: if your family members have migraines, you’re more likely to have them, too. But not everyone whose relatives have migraines have them. So, there must be other influences that determine whether or not a given person develops migraines.

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Lentil Barley Soup

Healthy Recipe – Barley-Lentil Soup

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