Stephanie Graff, MD, is a leading expert in breast oncology and clinical research

Algorithm could allow screening without need for invasive, infrastructure-requiring blood tests

Hospital is one of 12 organizations participating and only site from New England

Lifespan has appointed esteemed surgeon Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS, as chief of thoracic oncology for the Lifesp

The new Lifespan Pharmacy at Newport Hospital, which opened in May, is now offering COVID-19 vaccine to the public without the need for an appointment. 

Hours for the walk-in vaccination clinic are Tuesdays from 9 to 11 a.m.  

Lifespan Pharmacy at Newport Hospital is located just inside the main entrance, with parking in the visitor lot just across Powel Avenue. The phone number for Lifespan Pharmacy at Newport Hospital is (401) 845-1100, or for Spanish and Portuguese speakers, (401) 444-4909.  

Today David Kirshner becomes the next executive vice president and chief financial officer for Lifespan, where he will oversee the budget for the health system and serve as senior finance executive for all Lifespan hospitals and affiliates. 

Lifespan today announced that Herbert D. Aronow, MD, MPH, FSVM, director of interventional cardiology at the Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute and director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals, was elected president of the Society for Vascular Medicine for the 2021-2023 term.

Newport Hospital has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence® by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the only hospital in Rhode Island to receive the designation.

Lifespan Pharmacy has opened its first location on Aquidneck Island – right at Newport Hospital.

The newest in a growing number of locations for Lifespan Pharmacy, the site at Newport Hospital – located just inside the main entrance -- offers convenient service to patients, visitors and the general public.

Newport Hospital has implemented changes to its visitation policy, consistent with recent guidance from the Rhode Island Department of Public Health.  The policy changes now in effect include allowing more visitors and longer visits, and reopening hospital cafeterias to visitors.