Lifespan CEO Blog
Leading-Edge Cancer Treatment

Lifespan Cancer Institute Brings Leading-Edge Treatment Throughout Rhode Island

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
February 20, 2019

Many people, regardless of their age or current health status, equate the word “cancer” with death. Indeed, 50 years ago...

Medical Research

The Fundamental Importance of Medical Research

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
October 23, 2018

A defining characteristic of an academic medical center like Lifespan is a commitment to medical research. For many...

Year Up

Why Lifespan Supports Community Programs

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
August 20, 2018

Much research has been conducted to learn why some population groups are healthier than others, and the implications are...

Lifespan Board of Directors

Strong Local Governance Critical to our Success

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
March 29, 2018

The Lifespan Board and I frequently express our gratitude for the hard work of the more than 15,000 employees and...

A New Year and a Renewed Commitment

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
December 21, 2017

A new year often brings new aspirations and new goals. However, a new year can also bring a renewed commitment to tackle...

Improving End-of-Life Care

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
July 17, 2017

A moving documentary on end-of-life care in America opens with people being stopped on the street during their daily...

Collaboration Critical to Fight Cancer

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
March 23, 2017

As a practicing surgeon for 20-plus years, I know the word patients most fear is “cancer.” For years, Lifespan...

Lifespan and Brown University: Advancing Knowledge Through Education and Research

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
January 16, 2017

Imagine, if you will, a classroom in which every seat is occupied by one of the best students in the country—bright...

Sophisticated, Coordinated Cancer Care

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
November 1, 2016

As a surgeon, I know there is no diagnosis patients fear more than cancer. One patient and family remain part of my...

Lifespan in the Community

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
September 6, 2016

Our mission, Delivering health with care, includes clinical care but also includes things we do for our communities...

A Statewide Committee to Advance Neuroscience Research

Timothy J. Babineau, MD
July 12, 2016

You’ve heard me say many times that medicine is a team sport, and this is true in medical research as well. The...