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January 2015

Volume 98, Number 01

 
 
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

     

 

28-page Special Section
INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Guest Editor: Brian T. Montague, DO, MPH

 

17

Public-private Partnerships, Programs Target Infectious Diseases in RI
Brian T. Montague, DO, MPH

18

Tuberculosis Control in RI: Maintaining Control
Efforts in the Context of Declining Incidence
and Funding for Tuberculosis Programs

Brian T. Montague, DO, MPH; Nicole E. Alexander-
Scott, MD, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH; Jaime
Comella, MPH; Awewura Kwara, MB.ChB, MPH

22

Tuberculous Meningitis in Child Born in the US to Immigrants from a Tuberculosis-Endemic Country
Eric J. Chow, MD, MS, MPH; Elizabeth Toll, MD;
Brian T. Montague, DO, MS, MPH; Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH; Erin Van Scoyoc, MD, MPH

26

Monitored Viral Load: A Measure of HIV Treatment Outcomes in an Outpatient Setting in Rhode Island
Francine Touzard Romo, MD; Fizza S. Gillani, PhD; Peter Ackerman, MD; Aadia Rana, MD;
Erna M. Kojic, MD; Curt G. Beckwith, MD

31

Addressing the Increasing Burden of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Rhode Island
Philip A. Chan, MD; Justine Maher, Danielle Poole, Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD; R. Bobby Ducharme, Gail Yates, Stacey Benben, Amy Nunn, ScD; Jaime Comella, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD; Brian T. Montague, DO, MPH; Erna Kojic, MD; Kimberle Chapin, MD; Timothy P. Flanigan, MD

35

Tick-Borne Illness In Rhode Island – How Big A Problem Is It?
Rebecca Reece, MD; Eric Chow, MD; Aadia Rana, MD; Erna M. Kojic, MD; Timothy P. Flanigan, MD

38

Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy in an Academic Practice in Rhode Island
Francine Touzard Romo, MD; Brian Resnick, PA;
Mildred Perez-Cioe; Erna M. Kojic, MD; Timothy P. Flanigan, MD; Curt G. Beckwith, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

43

Pediatric Refugees in Rhode Island: Increases in BMI Percentile, Overweight, and Obesity following Resettlement
Jessica H. Heney, MD; Camia C. Dimock, MD; Jennifer F. Friedman, MD, PhD; Carol T. Lewis, MD

48

Treating Children at Urgent Care Centers: A Qualitative Study to Determine How Providers Perceive Managing Pediatric Patients
Therese L. Canares, MD; Linda Brown, MD, MSCE; Rebecca M. Slotkin; Aris Garro, MD, MPH

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

54

A Broken Heart: A Woman with Chest Pain and an Abnormal ECG
Courteney MacKuen, MD; William Binder, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

57

Vital Statistics
Colleen A. Fontana, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(8-page section)

8

Brain Treatments and Creativity
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

January 1920: The Beginning of Nationwide Sobriety
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

13

Marijuana Use in Athletics
David B. Stoll, MD, FACP

 

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD

15

We are read everywhere

 

RIMS NEWS
(3-page section)

59

Working for You

60

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

63

Q & A with Carol T. Lewis, MD
Creating a Medical Home for
Refugee Kids at Hasbro

Mary Korr

 

PEOPLE
(6-page section)

67

Recognition
Appointments
Research
Obituaries

 

LEXICON, HERITAGE
(4-page section)

72

The Compulsion to Do Away With Anonymity
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

74

100 Years Ago – Dr. Harriet
Alleyne Rice of Newport: The struggles of an African-American physician
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 3-page section)

64

South Street Landing to House RI Nursing Education Center

65

Southcoast Breaks Ground on Heart and Vascular Center at Charlton

 

CMM Picks RI for $20M Healthcare Payment/Service Delivery ‘Model Test’ Award

66

Providence VA Expands Services in Renovated Outpatient Clinic in New Bedford

 

HEALTH Accepting Applications for Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

 
 

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