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Laura M. Ofstead, MD

Laura M. Ofstead, MD

Laura M. Ofstead, MD

Laura Ofstead, MD, is the medical director of the Center for Primary Care and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Phone: 401-459-0230


Breastfeeding Changes Gene Activity that May Make Babies Less Reactive to Stress

New research suggests that breastfeeding changes gene activity that may make babies less reactive to stress. The research, published in the September issue of Pediatrics, was led by Dr. Barry Lester of the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk. Details

Three Physicians Inducted as AGOS Fellows

Drs. Ruben Alvero, Paul DiSilvestro, and Vivian Sung have been inducted as fellows of the American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society (AGOS). Women & Infants/Alpert Medical School is now among the top departments in the country in the number of leaders in AGOS. Details

Expanded Mammography Hours Now Available in East Greenwich

Women & Infants offers extended hours for mammograms in East Greenwich For the convenience of our patients, we now offer Monday and Thursday evening and Saturday appointments for mammograms at our Medical Office Building, 1050 Main Street, East Greenwich. Schedule an appointment by calling (401) 274-1122, ext. 41248. See all hours.

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