Bradley Hospital

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Bradley Hospital
Geography
Location East Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Organization
Care system Private
History
Founded 1929
Links
Website http://www.bradleyhospital.org/
Lists Hospitals in Rhode Island

Bradley Hospital is a non-profit hospital in East Providence, Rhode Island, Rhode Island in the Riverside neighborhood.

In 1929 the hospital was founded as the nation's first neuropsychiatric hospital for children. The hospital was named for George and Helen Bradley's only child Emma Pendleton Bradley, who was diagnosed with encephalitis at age seven in 1886 leaving her with "epilepsy, mental retardation and cerebral palsy."[1] The Bradley's willed their Rhode Island estate to be used as a hospital.[2] The hospital is part of the Lifespan Hospital Group.

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Coordinates: 41°47′33″N 71°22′03″W / 41.792369°N 71.367544°W / 41.792369; -71.367544