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May 2014

Volume 97, Number 5

 
 
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 22-page Section
The Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute
John A. Robson, PhD; Karen Furie, MD;
Steven Rasmussen, MD

Guest Editors

 

15

The Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute: Linking Research to Clinical Care
John A. Robson, PhD; Karen Furie, MD; Steven Rasmussen, MD

18

Neurotechnology: A New Approach for Treating Brain Disorders
John A. Robson, PhD; R. John Davenport, PhD

22

The Brown University Traumatic Brain Injury Research Consortiumand the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute
Jeffrey Rogg, MD; Heather Spader, MD; BethANY J. Wilcox, BS; Anna Ellermeier, MD; Steve Correia, PhD; Adam Chodobski, PhD; Joanna Szmydynger-Chodobska, PhD; Neha Raukar, MD; Jason T. Machan, PhD; W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH; Joseph J. Crisco, PhD

27

Advances in Stroke Over the Past Decade
Brian Silver, MD

31

The Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment (RI-CART): A New Statewide Autism Collaborative
Alan Gerber, MA; Eric Morrow, MD, PhD; Stephen J. Sheinkopf, PhD; Thomas Anders, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

35

HPV Knowledge and Vaccine Acceptance in an Uninsured Hispanic Population in Providence, RI
Jeff Chau, Farzana Kibria, Macayla Landi, Melissa Reilly, Tania Medeiros, MPH; Heather Johnson, MLIS; Shahla Yekta, PhD, MPH; Anne S. De Groot, MD

 

CASE REPORT

40

Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: Pleuropulmonary Synovial Sarcoma
Robert C. Ward, MD; Ariel E. Birnbaum, MD; Bassam I. Aswad, MD; Terrance T. Healey, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

44

What is MOLST?
Edward Martin, MD, MPH; James V. McDonald, MD, MPH

47

Health by Numbers: Increasing Trend of HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Cancers
among Males in Rhode Island, 1987–2011

Junhie Oh, BDS, MPH; John Fulton, PhD; Tricia Washburn, BS

50

Vital Statistics
Colleen A. Fontana, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

7

Small Research
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

10

The Origins of the Sneeze: Divine Gift or Mere Goldenrod Pollen?
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

 

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD

13

We are read everywhere;
photos from our readers

MARY KORR

 

RIMS NEWS
(3-page section)

53

CME: Eleventh Hour Education Event

54

Working for You:
RIMS Advocacy Calendar

55

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

69

Q & A with Dr. Stanley Aronson on Butler Hospital’s First Endowed Chair
MARY KORR

 

PEOPLE
(7-page section)

72

Recognition
Appointments
Obituaries

 

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON, HERITAGE
(3-page section)

78

The Esoteric Prefixes of Medicine (Part I)
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

80

1913: Dr. Friedmann’s ‘Turtle Cure’ for Tuberculosis Comes to RI
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 14-page section)

56

Cardiovascular Institute Researcher Develops First Blood Test to Predict Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death

 

RIH Researchers Find Increase in Patients Admitted with Infections Resistant to Common Antibiotics

57

MindBrain Research Day

58

Women & Infants Researchers Present Study at National Conference

 

Women & Infants Unveils Obstetric Evaluation Unit

59

Researchers Identify Similarities Between HIV-AIDS and Opioid Addiction Epidemics

60

Sen. Whitehouse Sounds Alarm on Climate Change, Health

62

Memorial Dedicates Room to Honor Blood Donors

 

Memorial Cuts Ribbon on Updated Labor-Delivery-Recovery Rooms

63

Memorial Opens Comprehensive Hernia Center

 

Total Joint Center at Miriam Awarded Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval

64

Samuels Sinclair Dental Center at RIH helps to ‘Give Kids a Smile’

 

Hasbro Designated Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center by ACS

65

$1 Million Gift Funds New Nursing Graduate Program at Salve Regina

66

Brown School of Public Health to Launch Center for Long-Term Care

 

Flu Declared Widespread

 

Kent Hospital to Seek Regulatory Approval to Develop Angioplasty Program

67

Phase I Cancer Immunotherapy Trial at Roger Williams Shows Promising Results

68

RIH Physician Finds Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Use Among Adolescents

 

RI scientists, collaborators closer to designing vaccine for H. pylori pathogen

 
 

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