Lifespan CEO Timothy Babineau, MD

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by Timothy J. Babineau, MD, President and CEO, Lifespan

January 16, 2017

Lifespan and Brown University: Advancing Knowledge Through Education and Research

Imagine, if you will, a classroom in which every seat is occupied by one of the best students in the country—bright, fully engaged, and hungry to know more. Now also imagine that classroom being taught by teachers of the highest caliber. Teachers who thrive on being challenged even as they impart knowledge and the wisdom of their experience. If you transfer that classroom to a hospital setting, you get a sense of the academic partnership Lifespan has with Brown University’s Alpert Medical School.

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November 1, 2016

Sophisticated, Coordinated Cancer Care


As a surgeon, I know there is no diagnosis patients fear more than cancer. One patient and family remain part of my professional life; I continue to receive an annual gift when the family marks the anniversary of successful surgery to remove stomach cancer. I look forward to receiving that gift each year for the reminder that cancer is a treatable, and sometimes curable, disease.

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September 6, 2016

Lifespan in the Community


Our mission, Delivering health with care, includes clinical care but also includes things we do for our communities: education, workforce development, screenings, prevention and more that supports a healthier environment.

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July 12, 2016

A Statewide Committee to Advance Neuroscience Research


You’ve heard me say many times that medicine is a team sport, and this is true in medical research as well. The importance of sharing knowledge is magnified in a small state like Rhode Island, so Lifespan has taken the lead in creating a partnership with other prestigious research organizations in the state. Our goal is to identify causes and potential treatments for a wide range of diseases and disorders of the brain.

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