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October 2013

Volume 96, Number 10

 
 
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 15-page Section
BROWN KENYA MEDICAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM,
PART 2

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

 

14

Introduction/Safety Precautions
JANE CARTER, MD; CHARLES B. SHERMAN, MD, MPH

16

Research Components of the Brown Kenya Program
RAMI KANTOR, MD

20

Challenges of Developing a Formal Subspecialty Pulmonary Training Program in Kenya
JAMES MYERS, MD

21

Gastroenterology in Eldoret: Make the Journey; Share the Knowledge
NICHOLAS A. CALIFANO, MD

24

Return to Kenya After 37 Years: Cultural and Medical Observations
GEOFFREY BERG, MD

26

Building a Diabetes Educational and Clinical Program in Kenya
CHARLES ‘BUD’ KAHN, MD

27

Two Kenyan Physicians Studying at Brown Share Perspectives
JANE KAMUREN, MD; DENNIS O'YIENGO, MD

28

Riley Mother & Baby Hospital, Eldoret

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

29

Opportunities for Improving Legislative Public Health Policy in Rhode Island Through Evidence-Based Education
MOISE BOURDEAU, BA; RONALD WINTER, JD; ROBERT MARSHALL, PhD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

32

Vital Statistics
COLLEEN A. FONTANA

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

33

Lemierre’s Syndrome in 15-year-old female
WILLIAM LOVERME, MD; KATHLEEN M. MCCARTEN, MD

 

COMMENTARY
(12-page section)

8

What does it Mean for a Treatment to ‘Work?’
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

Archy Strives for an Elusive Social Acceptance
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

 

RIMS NEWS
(3-page section)

35

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

 

SPOTLIGHT

38

Dr. Srecko Pogacar: From a castle in Slovenia to a clinic in RI
DR. MARA POPOVIC

 

PEOPLE
(4-page section)

51

Recognition,
Appointments

 

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

56

The Vocabulary of Gender
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

58

350 Years Ago: Dr. John Clarke’s ‘livlie experiment’
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS (complete 7-page section)

41

Brown Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies

43

Lifespan Surgeon First in Region to Perform Single-Site Robotic Gynecologic Surgery

43

CharterCARE signs asset purchase agreement with Prospect Medical Holdings

44

Landmark acquisition moves ahead

44

Miriam opens Kidney Stone Center

44

RIH Opens Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

45

Kent introduces Advanced Valvular Heart Disease Clinic

45

Kent Hospital announces new Sports Medicine Program

46

URI’s Rothman hits NIH jackpot with another $10M

46

Searchable Website Links Researchers, Sites

 

EVENTS/CALENDAR (3-pages)

 

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