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APRIL 2017    Volume 100, Number 4

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
and Insertion Order Form

 

For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY   [6-page section]
Voting Aliens, Donald Trump and Me
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Medical Bureau: Mid-Century Switchboard Connected Patients and Physicians
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   RIMJ Readers' Photos
Warwick, Rhode Island
Awendaw, South Carolina
Indian Wells and Palm Desert, California

CONTRIBUTIONS
Proceedings from Bridging Health Disparities to Address the Opioid Epidemic:
A Symposium at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Luba Dumenco, MD
Kristina Monteiro, P
hD
Michael Mello, MD, MPH
Sally Collins, BA
Don Operario, P
hD
Karen Scanlan
Richard Dollase, E
dD
Paul George, MD, MHPE

Improving the Perception of Outpatient Practice:
A Second Continuity Experience for Internal Medicine Residents

Jennifer Jeremiah, MD
Kelly McGarry, MD
Joao Filipe Goncalves Monteiro, P
hD

Assault Injury and Homicide Death Profile in Rhode Island, 2004–2014
Yongwen Jiang, PhD
Megan L. Ranney, MD, MPH
Jordan Seaberry, BFA
Lynne-Marie Shea, BA
Brian Sullivan, MS
Samara Viner-Brown, MS

CASE REPORTS
IgG4 Aortitis: A Case Report
Shivali Marketkar, MD
Mark LeGolvan, DO

Unexpected Serious Cardiac Arrhythmias in the Setting of Loperamide Abuse
Somwail Rasla, MD
Parag Parikh, MD
Peter Hoffmeister, MD
Amy St. Amand, P
harmDc
Marina K. Garas, DO
Amr El Meligy, MD
Taro Minami, MD, FACP, FCCP
Nishant R. Shah, MD, MPH, MS
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PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Development and Use of a New Opioid Overdose Surveillance System, 2016
Meghan McCormick, MPH
Jennifer Koziol, MPH
Kelly Sanchez

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [9-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?
Working for You
Weight + Wellness Summit
Your Voice for 200+ Years

SPOTLIGHT   
Brain Week RI speaker shares lifelong struggles with schizophrenia
Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    [10-page section]
Lifespan Cancer Institute created; formerly Comprehensive Cancer Center

Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR), awarded first two Pilot Project grants

Southcoast Health unveils state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab at Charlton

$2.9M grant supports study of suicide risk assessment
Researchers at Butler Hospital, Brown University, and the University of Michigan to study novel approach

Richard W. Besdine, MD; Lynn McNicoll, MD, among leaders of national geriatric-orthopedic co-management program on hip fracture care

Research at W&I supports expanded use of cell free DNA prenatal testing
Study out of Women & Infants Hospital published in Genetics in Medicine

Lifespan Physician Group, Inc., participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

Kent’s Breast Health Center providing radioactive seed localization procedure

New VA clinical trial studies if high-risk cardiovascular patients benefit from higher dose of flu vaccine

Dr. Wen-Chih Wu publishes study showing sickle cell may confound blood sugar readings of African-Americans

500 area veterans enrolled in genomic research database

PEOPLE/PLACES    [6-page section]
Appointments, Recognition, Obituaries

 

From the APRIL 1917 issue   [9-page section]

EDITORIAL
The Future of Medical Psychology

MISCELLANEOUS
Growth of medical science gives rise to new journals
Rhode Island Hospital expands infant’s ward
Providence City Hospital opens outpatient department
Appointments
District Societies
State Board of Health examination set

HERITAGE
April 1917: U.S. enters World War I
Rhode Island Hospital forms Naval Base Hospital No. 4

The American Red Star Animal Relief forms first branch in RI
MARY KORR

 
 
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