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OCTOBER 2015

Volume 98, Number 10

 
 

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

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising
Steve DeToy, Sarah Stevens

     

 

16-page Special Section
UPDATES IN ONCOLOGY: PART 1
Guest Editors
Kimberly Perez, MD; Murray B. Resnick, MD, PhD

 

15

Advances in the Molecular Profiling of Tumor Tissue
Kimberly Perez, MD; ; Murray B. Resnick, MD, PhD

16

Mutation Profiling of Clinically Advanced Cancers Using Next-Generation Sequencing for Targeted Therapy:
A Lifespan Experience

Kenneth Friedman, MD; Howard Safran, MD; Murray B. Resnick, MD, PhD

21

Updates in Tumor Profiling in Gastrointestinal Cancers
Kimberly Perez, MD; Howard Safran MD

25

NSCLC: An Update of Driver Mutations, Their Role in Pathogenesis and Clinical Significance
Robert C. Black, MD; Humera Khurshid, MD

 

CONTRIBUTION

29

Primary Care Physicians’ Use of Electronic Health Records in Rhode Island: 2009–2014
Sarah H. Gordon, MS; Rosa R. Baier, MPH; Rebekah L. Gardner, MD

 

CASE REPORT

33

Recurrent Mixed Cryoglobulinemia (MCS):
A Case Report and Literature Review

Manoj Bhattarai, MD; Donald V. Woytowitz, MD; Hoda Kaldas, MD; Sheldon Bastacky, MD; Shan Shan Chen, MD; James R. Johnston, MD; Jose F. Bernardo, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

38

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Understanding the Disparities of Citizen Health Preparedness – Can Providers Help Close the Gaps?
James C. Rajotte, MS; Sarah Hart Shuford, MPH; Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Tara Cooper, MPH; Jenna Maloney; Michelle Wilson

43

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY

8

Ageism in Health Care?
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

11

Video on pulsatile proptosis
DAVID ROBBINS TIEN, MD

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

12

Bergen, Norway
London, England
Sonoma County, California

 

RIMS NEWS
(7-page section)

45

RIMS and Coverys announce new partnership

46

CONVIVIUM
Award recipients
New RIMS officers

47

Working for You

50

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(7-page section)

59

Recognition, Appointments

 

SPOTLIGHT

66

Not Just Clowning Around:
Patch Adams, MD, speaks
at URI Honors Colloquium
on humor, health

MARY KORR

 

HERITAGE

68

110 years ago: Oysters Anyone? Not if Harvested from Providence River
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 8-page section)

52

Brown to launch Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute

53

Lauren M. Weinstock, PhD shares $6.8M grant to fund jail suicide intervention

 

Southcoast Health targets region’s high AFib rate with prevention program

55

Memorial Hospital geriatric program prepares residents for expanding aging population

57

Denise Coppa, PhD awarded $1.6M grant to partner with health agencies

 
 

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