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B. Star Hampton, MD, FACOG

B. Star Hampton, MD, FACOG

B. Star Hampton, MD, FACOG

Star B. Hampton, MD, specializes in non-surgical and surgical approaches to pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence, including minimally invasive options for pelvic floor disorders.

Phone: (401) 453-7560


Nutritionist Achieves Certification in Oncology Nutrition

Lauren Talbert, RD, CSO, LDN, a registered dietitian in the Program in Women’s Oncology, has recently achieved board certification as a specialist in oncology nutrition from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Diabetic Association. Talbert is one of only three such certified nutritionists in Rhode Island. Details

Research Evaluates Treatment of Thyroid Disease in Pregnancy

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that universal screening for and subsequent treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism does not result in improved health outcomes for mothers or babies.  Details

Women & Infants Files Certificate of Need for Birth Center Renovation

Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital and one of the nation’s leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns, has filed a Certificate of Need (CON) application with the Rhode Island Department of Health for its proposal, “Women & Infants Hospital Birth Center Renovation.” Details

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