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September 2013

Volume 96, Number 9

 
 
cover

Complete issue

Archives

About RIMJ

For Authors
Contributors
Letters to the Editor

For Advertisers

Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Sun Ho Ahn, MD

Editor Emeritus
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

     

 

Special 16-page Section
BROWN KENYA MEDICAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM,
PART 1

Charles Sherman, MD, MPH; Jane Carter, MD
Guest Editors

 

14

The Brown Kenya Medical Exchange Program: An Overview
CHARLES B. SHERMAN, MD, MPH; JANE CARTER, MD

16

Brown Kenya Program: The Growth of a Progressive Partnership
JANE CARTER, MD

19

Practical Aspects of the Kenya Medical Exchange Program
JANET O’CONNELL, MPH

21

The Medical Exchange: Brown, Moi students/residents share their experiences
CHARLES B. SHERMAN, MD, MPH

25

The Rich Family’s Mission to Eldoret
JOSIAH D. RICH, MD, MPH AND FAMILY

28

The Unexpected Path from Eldoret
JULIA GREENSPAN

29

Family Trip to Eldoret: ‘Shock and Awe’
LINDA NICI , MD; LLOYD FEIT, MD

29

Unique opportunity to assimilate into the Kenyan experience
TOM NOONAN, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

30

The Future of Generic HIV Drugs in Rhode Island
JENNIFER Y. LEE; REBECCA REECE, MD; BRIAN MONTAGUE, DO; AADIA RANA, MD; NICOLE ALEXANDER-SCOTT, MD, MPH; TOMOTHY FLANIGAN, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

34

Health By Numbers: RI Influenza Surveillance Summary 2012–2013
DANIELA N. QUILLIAM, MPH; UTPALA BANDY, MD, MPH; JOHN P. FULTON, PhD; THEODORE P. MARAK, MPH; ELIZABETH M. MERMEL, MS; DIANE S. BRADY, RN, MS

35

Vital Statistics
COLLEEN A. FONTANA

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

38

Reexpansion Pulmonary Edema Following Thoracentesis
RASHA ALQADI, MD; CAROLINA FONSECA-VALENCIA, MD; MICHAEL VISCUSI, SYED R. LATIF, MD

 

COMMENTARY
(11-page section)

8

My African Experiences
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

A Versatile Chemical
Called Chlorine
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

 

RIMS NEWS

41

RIMS Annual Meeting
and Inauguration of Officers;
Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(7-page section)

56

Recognition,
Appointments,
Obituaries

 

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON AND HERITAGE
(6-page section)

64

And Calm of Mind All Passion Spent
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

66

Twin Perils of September
1918: The Great War and the Influenza Pandemic

67

Dr. Chapin urges Liberty Bond Rally with Roosevelt be allowed

 

IN THE NEWS (complete 10-page section)

43

NIH grants Brown $11M for brain research

44

Dr. Phipps assumes OB-GYN leadership positions at Brown, CNE

45

CNE, Memorial finalize affiliation

46

Kent Hospital introduces Advanced Heart Failure Program

48

Women & Infants, Brown to offer Women’s Mental Health Fellowship

51

Center for Bariatric Surgery at Miriam Marks One-Year Anniversary

47

Butler to dedicate $17M Patient Care Center September 25

47

Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians to Affiliate with CNE

49

RI-CART receives $1.2M grant to create statewide autism registry and network

49

NIH awards URI researchers $11.4M to continue study on dengue virus

50

Four RI hospitals to receive additional $5.75M in Medicare payments

50

CPAP reduces risk of death in people with COPD and sleep apnea

50

Kent Hospital’s Palliative Care Program featured on news with Diane Sawyer

52

Dr. Chu introduces EX-MAZE procedure at RIH for high-risk A-fib patients

52

Quality Institute, BCBS offer incentives to increase enrollment in CurrentCare

 

EVENTS/CALENDAR (3-pages)

 

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