Spring Allergy Season: Is Testing Right for You?

Seasonal allergens such as grass, mold and ragweed pollen, and insect stings can bring on symptoms like watery, itchy eyes, sneezing, and more. Learn about the various types of skin and blood tests to safely diagnose allergies and determine what triggers your symptoms.
Read More

Dr. Chan Answers FAQs about COVID Vaccines

In this short video, Brown Medicine's Dr. Philip Chan answers frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines, addressing their effectiveness, safety, associated myths and misinformation, and potential side effects.
Read More

Brown Medicine is Best Place to Work 2021

Brown Medicine won PBN’s Best Places to Work in the large business category for 2021. Thanks to all our dedicated physicians, practitioners and support staff for this honor!
Read More

Brown Medicine Expands Practice to Northern RI

Brown Medicine has expanded its practice to serve primary care and subspecialty patients throughout Northern Rhode Island. The new location on Douglas Pike in Smithfield is now open.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More