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AUGUST 2022    Volume 105, Number 6

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Editor-in-Chief
William Binder, MD

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Associate Editors
Kenneth S. Korr, MD
George Bayliss, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

FOR AUTHORS
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Medicine Guide
Videos in Medicine Guide

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Marianne Migliori

    Contact us: William Binder, MD; Mary Korr

 

RESEARCH REPORT
SARS-CoV-2 Variants in Rhode Island; May 2022 Update
Manjot Singh; Vladimir Novitsky, MD, PhD; Kristin Carpenter-Azevedo, MS;
Mark Howison, MS
c; Richard C. Huard, PhD; Ewa King, PhD; Rami Kantor, MD

INVITED ESSAY
SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Their Clinical Significance: An Update as of May 2022
Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD, PhD

CASE REPORTS
Celiac Artery Thrombosis and Splenic Infarctions:
A Rare Complication in Unvaccinated COVID-19 Patient 

Osama Batayneh, MD; Houda Abdelrahman, MD; Ahmad Toumar, MD;
Ratib Mahfouz, MD; Joseph Plakyil, MD 
 

Fatal Babesiosis in an Immunocompetent Patient  
Tyler Selig, MD; Suleman Ilyas, MD; Christopher Theroux, MD; Jisoo Lee, MD 

Malignant Variant of Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumor with Neuroendocrine Differentiation 
Yigit Baykara, MD; Yamac Akgun, MD; Lance Van Truong, DO;
Sean M. Hacking, MB, BC
h, BAO 

A Gut Feeling: Isolated Small Bowel Angioedema due to Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor 
Mauricio B. Pinto, BS, MD’23; Marc Vecchio, MD; Michael A. Santos, MD 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Posterior Scleritis: A Unique Sequela of Cogan Syndrome
Nicole Lifson, MD; Viren Rana, DO; Lewena Maher, MD; Lory Snady-McCoy, MD

VIDEOS IN MEDICINE
Sustained Ankle Clonus in Multiple Sclerosis
Waleed Tariq Siddiqui, MD, MPH

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Friedman video

CONTRIBUTIONS
Thrombosis in COVID 2022:
An Updated Narrative Review of Current Literature and Inpatient Management

Arun Muthiah, MD; Sarah Ohnigian, MD; John L. Reagan, MD; Andrew Hsu, MD 

Describing IgA Myeloma: An Immunophenotypic and Molecular Approach 
Yamac Akgun, MD; Yigit Baykara, MD; Jake Langlie, BS; Melissa Ann Huberman, BS;
Andrea P. Espejo, MD; Jennifer Chapman, MD; Julio Poveda, MD 

Divergence Between Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Fatal Overdose Burden:
A Population-Based Statewide Study 

Abigail R. Cartus, MPH, PhD; William C. Goedel, MPH, PhD
Benjamin D. Hallowell, MPH,
PhD; Bennett Allen, MPA; Claire Pratty, MS; 
Arrianna M. Planey, MA,
PhD; Jennifer Ahern, MPH, PhD; Magdalena CerdÁ, DrPH; 
Brandon D.L. Marshall, PhD 

Review of Malpractice Settlements and Awards from 2008–2018 in Rhode Island
Luke BarrÉ, MD, MPH; Angela Phengsavatdy, BS, MPH; Morgan Goulet, Esq;
James V. M
cDonald, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Improving Public Health Surveillance for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome in Rhode Island
Kristen St. John, MPH; William Arias, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

Heritage
50 Years Ago: Dr. Aronson Recalls Formation of Medical School at Brown 
Mary Korr

108 Years Ago: The Arnold Laboratory at Brown Breaks Ground
Mary Korr

RIMS NEWS  
Convivium
Working for You

In the News     [6-page pdf]
Lifespan’s Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute launches brain and spine robotic program

Care New England to remain independent by unanimous board vote

CODAC announces mobile medical unit able to dispense methadone as part of full MAT

Reed & Whitehouse, Thundermist announce $1.2M to expand crisis intervention training for police departments across RI

Stephen Salloway, MD, MS, steps down as Director of Butler Hospital’s Memory and Aging Program

Bill to strengthen hospital merger review signed into law

RI removes barriers to biomarker testing

RIDOH’s Monkeypox Task Force taking prevention and control measures

RI enacts executive order protecting access to reproductive health care

Patient survey shows unresolved tension over health data privacy vulnerabilities

People/Places    [3-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH, named Interim Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health

Nancy L. Stanwood, Brown alumna, named CMO at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England 

Woo Jin Lee, MD, joins pain medicine team at University Orthopedics

Griffin Kane Reynolds, MD, joins the Roger Williams Hematology Oncology group

Arthur S. Robbins named chair emeritus, HopeHealth Board of Directors

Recognition
Newsweek names Women & Infants one of America’s best maternity hospitals

Matthew David Howe, MD, PhD, receives 2022 NIMH Outstanding Resident Award

Thundermist NP Fellowship programs gain national accreditation

OBITUARIES    [1-page pdf]
Craig Alan Harris, MD
Carolyn E. IsÉ, MD

 
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VIDEOS IN MEDICINE

Sustained Ankle Clonus in Multiple Sclerosis
Waleed Tariq Siddiqui, MD, MPH

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