Women in Science Speaker Series: Selfcare in the Time of COVID-19

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but no matter the month women need to take care of their health, not just for themselves but for their loved ones as well. Join Rhode Island Medical Imaging and the American Cancer Society for a conversation, focusing on breast health, about the importance of selfcare, especially in the time of COVID-19. 


Courtenay Needham, Development Manager, American Cancer Society
Courtenay Needham is a Development Manager for the American Cancer Society. She currently resides in Cumberland, Rhode Island with her family. Courtenay serves as Development Council for the Brown Family Foundation and serves as a council member for Reach Out and Read in Rhode Island. Courtenay holds a BA in Communications and Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Communications from the University of Rhode Island.


Dr. Bianca Carpentier, Radiologist, Rhode Island Medical Imaging
Dr. Bianca Carpentier graduated from New York Medical College and completed her residency at the Boston University School of Medicine. She then completed her fellowship in women’s imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Carpentier is a member of the Society of Breast Imaging and the Radiological Society of North America. She is certified by the American Board of Radiology and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Carpentier specializes in women’s imaging.

Siobhain Sullivan, COO, Clinical Operations, Rhode Island Medical Imaging
Siobhain Sullivan is Rhode Island Medical Imaging’s Chief Operating Officer for Clinical Operations. She joined RIMI in 2010 and worked her way up within the organization moving from technologist to COO. She oversees a dozen private state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging facilities sites across Rhode Island that offer MRI, CT, Mammography, X-ray and other imaging services. Siobhain has an MBA in Health Care Administration from Salve Regina University and a BS in Business Administration and Management from URI. She also served six years in the United States Air Force as a Senior Airman.



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