Research News

The Department of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University has a Division of Research, which is devoted

Brown Family Medicine Department News

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Memorial Hospital seeking undiagnosed COPD cases

By Marion Davis
Contributing Writer

You know your age. But do you have lungs to match? Or are you, say, a 40-year-old breathing with a 60-year-olds lungs?

If you're a smoker even if you quit years ago that could be the case. Or maybe your job exposed you to a lot of smoke or fumes, or youve had serious illnesses. Either way, you may have irreversible tissue damage, the beginnings of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.


Department of Family Medicine faculty members Lisa Denny and Andrea Arena are highlighted on CNN for creating an Ideal Medical Practice in Barrington. Please click on the link below to read the article.

CNN article on Ideal Medical Practice

Halloween_2009GroupPhoto.jpgGetting into the Halloween Spirit!  Several members of the Department of Family Medicine got into the Halloween spirit and participated in MHRI’s annual costume contest held on October 31, 2009
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Fine upon receiving the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) annual “Family Medicine:  The Power to Change Our World” award.

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Alternative Medicine

Read about Brown Family Medicine's Center for Integrative Medicine
and the developing role of CAM - Complimentary and Alternative Medicine.


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