Newport Hospital
Providing award-winning health care to patients on Aquidneck Island and beyond

Newport Hospital Community Lecture Series

Newport Hospital is pleased to host a community lecture series, which features expert speakers on a variety of topics to support your health and wellness including surgery, preventive medicine and the latest medical advancements.

Upcoming Events

Mental Health Month

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6-7 p.m.
Join us for a free virtual forum, featuring panelists who bring various perspectives to this important conversation about mental health, seeking help when you need it, and fighting the stigmas associated with mental illness. It’s okay to not be okay.

Panelists include:

  • Bethany Rallis, PhD, Director, Adult Partial Hospital Program, Newport Hospital
  • Jon Brett, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Adult Partial Hospital Program, Newport Hospital
  • Lori Kosicki, CPRS, CCHW, Manager, Hope Recovery Center of Newport County
  • Mark Carpender, Ocean Pointe Church, Middletown, RI
  • Jamie Lehane, MPH, President/CEO, Newport Mental Health
  • Anthony Pesare, JD, Retired Chief of Police, Middletown; Mental Health First Aid Instructor; and Middletown Prosecuting Solicitor

Register for Newport Hospital Events

Lectures are free and open to the public. All upcoming sessions will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. virtually through Zoom webinar. Virtual login information will be provided by email once you have registered online. For more information or to reserve a spot by phone, please call 401-845-1763.

Register for an upcoming event

Previous Lectures


Gender Identity and Gender Affirming Hormone Care

Newport Women’s Health

Welcome New Providers in Newport


Broken Bones Heal Stronger

Back to School with the Autism Project

Your Questions Answered: Cancer and Blood Problems

Interventional Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Managing Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Spinal Stenosis and How to Treat It

Your Heart in Winter

Updates From the Front Lines


Building a 5-Star Total Joint Replacement Program

Living Well With Stroke

COVID-19, Flu and Infection Control