The central research facilities of the main campus comprises several buildings: Aldrich, Middle House, Nursing Arts, George/Meehan and the Multiphasic.
Items such as HVAC control, hazardous chemical waste pickup, radiation and sharps waste pickup fall to Rhode Island Hospital facilities.
Central research facilities addresses hood repair and certifications, deionized water systems, autoclave testing and repair and safety training and inspections.
If any lab has problems or concerns with any of the above items, they are requested to call central research facilities at 401-444-5788 for assistance.
CRF Director: Paula Bains-Vallee
CRF Secretary: Maria Papp
CRF Managers: Ashley Hemendinger and Roland Lariviere
CRF Veterinary Services Supervisor (Coro/Claverick): Penny Cloutier-Lyons
CRF OR/Veterinary Services Supervisor (Middle House): Christen Owen
CRF Veterinary Services Coordinators: Jim Clarke, Bethany Healey
Attending Veterinarian: Lara Helwig, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Attending Veterinarian: Tiffany Borjeson, DVM
The central research facilities satellite locations include 55 Claverick Street, Coro East and Coro West.
Due to these locations being off the main campus, normal items such as HVAC control, chemical waste management, hazardous, radiation and sharps waste pickup as well as hood repair and certifications, deionized water systems, autoclave repair and other items fall under the control of properties management and central research facilities.
For information, call 401-444-5788Please send all correspondence to Rhode Island Hospital, Aldrich 510.