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NOVEMBER 2016

Volume 99, Number 11

 
 

Complete issue

Archives

About RIMJ

For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
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

     

 

24-page Special Section
Health Equity
Guest Editor Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH

 

19

Building a Stronger, More Equitable Rhode Island
Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH

21

Health Equity, Social Justice, and HIV in Rhode Island:
A Contemporary Challenge

Thomas Bertrand, MPH; Philip A. Chan, MD, MS;
Katharine Howe, MPH; Jaime Comella, MPH;
Theodore Marak, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH

25

Preventing Foodborne and Enteric Illnesses Among At-Risk Populations in the United States and Rhode Island
Jonathan Barkley, MPH; Ernest Julian, PhD;
Brendalee Viveiros, MPH; Michael Gosciminski, MT, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH

29

Statewide Assessment of Cost-Related Healthcare Access Barriers in Rhode Island
BROOKE MOORE; THEODORE LONG, MD, MHS; MICHAEL DEXTER; SANDRA POWELL; CHERYL LECLAIR; NICOLE ALEXANDER-SCOTT, MD, MPH

33

Diabetes and BMI: Health Equity through Early Intervention on Dysglycemia, and How Providers Can Help
Dora M. Dumont, PhD, MPH; Lanette Baker, RN;
Elise George, MPH; Nancy Sutton, MS, RD

37

The Role of the State Health Laboratories in Advancing Health Equity
Ewa King, PhD; Cynthia Vanner, BS; Henry Leibovitz, PhD; Robin Smith, MS

 

CASE REPORT

41

Hydralazine-Induced ANCA Vasculitis in the Setting of Acute Clostridium Difficile Infection
Somwail Rasla, MD; Amr El Meligy, MD; Dragos F. Cucu, MD

44

A Case of Ileus and ST Segment Elevation
Osama Siddique, MD; Somwail Rasla, MD; Seth Clark, MD; Aravind Kokkirala, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

47

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Introducing Rhode Island’s Health Equity Zones
MIA PATRIARCA, MA; CHRISTOPHER J. AUSURA

49

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Health Equity Implications of Past Year Quit Attempts among Current Adult Smokers: Rhode Island, 2011–2015
Elsa Larson, PhD, MS; Dana McCants DeRISier, MS

52

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(10-page section)

8

Personalized Medicine in
the Resource-poor World
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

11

Physicians at high risk for
suicide in US; incidence
higher in women doctors
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

14

Top 15 Tips on Becoming an Effective Medical Simulation
Performer/Writer/Director
Xiao C. Zhang, MD, MS;
Scott Pasichow, MD; Melissa Bowler; David Lindquist, MD, FACEP

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

17

Mt. Etna, Sicily
Tokyo, Japan

 

RIMS NEWS
(10-page section)

53

Are you reading
RIMS Notes?

55

Outstanding Physicians honored

56

Senior Physicians: Addressing Age, Ability & Acumen

57

Working for You

58

Employment 101 Seminar

61

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

63

URI biomedical engineering
professor creating smart
gloves to monitor Parkinson’s disease patients

 

PEOPLE
(7-page section)

72

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

79

New Bedford Surgeons:
Stewards of the Light

MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 7-page section)

65

Kent Hospital opens new cardiac catheterization lab
Dr. Robert Baute, past president, paved way for program

67

Southcoast Health, Care New England end plans to affiliate

68

Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Rhode Island Celebrates 40 Years

 

Women & Infants to participate in project to reduce primary cesareans
Hospital accepted into American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Reducing Primary Cesareans Project

70

Dr. Valery Danilack earns grant to study interventions for labor induction

 

W&I researcher receives two NIH grants to evaluate treatment strategies for perinatal brain injury

 
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