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FEBRUARY 2021    Volume 104, Number 1

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Editors-in-Chief
William Binder, MD
Edward Feller, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

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Dulcineia Cosme

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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Clinical Medicine

 

COMMENTARY       
Why don’t doctors return phone calls?
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Gender-based Differences in the Societal Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic 
Christina Matulis, MD
Mehrnoosh Samaei, MD, MPH
Ghada Bourjeily, MD
Alyson J. M
cGregor, MD, MA

KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
Guest Editor:  Reginald Gohh, MD
[Complete 24-page special section]

Clinicians’ Update: Kidney Transplantation in End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
Reginald Gohh, MD

Frailty and Kidney Transplantation
George Bayliss, MD

Management of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Dialysis-Dependent End Stage Kidney Disease
Harshitha Kota, MD
Reginald Gohh, MD

Malignancy After Renal Transplantation: A Review
Edward Medeiros, DO
Basma Merhi, MD

Managing Side Effects of Immunosuppressants
Krista Mecadon, PharmD

Transplantation of Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys into Uninfected Recipients:
A Review of the Literature

Haley Leesley, MD, MS
Adena J. Osband, MD

CASE REPORTS
Retinopathy in a Full-Term Infant with Cri-du-Chat Syndrome
Nisarg Chhaya, MD
Tineke Chan, MD

Iatrogenic Pneumothorax and Pneumomediastinum in a Patient with COVID-19
Vijairam Selvaraj, MD
Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Childhood Overweight/Obesity and the Physical Activity Environment in Rhode Island
Shelby Flanagan, MPH
Michelle L. Rogers,
PhD
Lynn Carlson, MA, GISP
Elissa Jelalian
, PhD
Patrick M. Vivier, MD, PhD

Lowering A1c Through Integrated Behavioral Health Group Visits
Siddharth Marthi, BA, MD’22
Jamie Handy
Kristin David,
PsyD
Martin Kerzer, DO

Treatment Retention in Older Versus Younger Adults with Opioid Use Disorder:
A Retrospective Cohort Analysis from a Large Single Center Treatment Program

Alyssa Greenwood Francis, MPH
Julie Croll, MPH
Himanshu Vaishnav, MS
Kirsten Langdon,
PhD
Francesca L. Beaudoin, MD, PhD

COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients:
Observations from the Initial Phase of the Global Pandemic in Rhode Island

Rebecca A. Levin, MD
Hoi See Tsao, MD
Siraj Amanullah, MD, MPH
Alicia Genisca, MD
Laura Chapman, MD

COVID-19 and Public Interest in Ophthalmic Services and Conditions
John C. Lin
Lan Jiang, MS
Ingrid U. Scott, MD, MPH
Paul B. Greenberg, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [4-page PDF]
Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Providence, Rhode Island and Dublin, Ireland

SPOTLIGHT   
RIMJ COVID-19 Retrospective
Mary Korr

HERITAGE   
Dr. Carl Russell Gross Collection Documents RI’s Black History and Heritage
GP served his patients for decades but was denied hospital privileges in Providence
Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    [8-page PDF]
Dean Gary Liguori of URI College of Health Sciences, updates ACSM’s “Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription”

Rhode Island receives $70.4M to expand COVID-19 testing, vaccine distribution efforts

Brown researchers designing adverse event monitoring system for post-covid-19 vaccination impacts in elderly nursing home residents

Trio of centenarian Navy veterans receive COVID-19 vaccination

Lung Association Report: RI has mixed grades in ending tobacco use

CNE expands services in South County

Martin A. Weinstock, MD; Robert Dellavalle, MD, basal cell carcinoma chemoprevention VA trial funded

Brian J. Pickett, MD; Stephanie Krusz, MD, join South County Health as South County Primary Care

Michael Frederick Armey, PhD; Melanie Bozzay, PhD, of VA, Butler awarded DHHS $2.24M grant to study sleep disruption, suicide risk

Lifespan Urgent Care opens 3rd location in Providence

Developer closes on former Memorial Hospital site

PEOPLE/PLACES    [3-page PDF]
APPOINTMENTS
Maria Ducharme, DNP, RN, named Miriam Hospital President

Patrick Tigue confirmed as OHIC’s new Commissioner

Tiffney Davidson-Parker named President, COO of The Providence Center

Angela Bannerman Ankoma named V-P, Director of Equity Leadership Initiative
at Rhode Island Foundation

Christine Foley, MD, elected to Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Board

Elizabeth Damoura Moreira appointed Pawtucket's Public Health and Equity Leader

RECOGNITION
Michael J. Frank, PhD, of Carney Center, honored by National Academy of Sciences

Marie Ghazal recognized with RI Foundation Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment

OBITUARIES    [3-page PDF]
George N. Cooper, Jr., MD
David C. Lewis, MD
Charles J. McDonald, MD
Michael Anthony Passero, MD

 
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