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JUNE 2023    Volume 106, Number 5

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Editor-in-Chief
William Binder, MD

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

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Contact
william_binder@brown.edu
mkorr@rimed.org

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

UPDATES in CANCER GENETIC TESTING, MANAGING, and COUNSELING
Guest Editors
Jennifer Scalia, MS; Ashley Stuckey, MD
[24-page PDF]

Cancer Genetics: From Then to Now
Jennifer Scalia, MS; Ashley Stuckey, MD

A Genetic Revolution: Cancer Genetic Testing and Counseling
Jasmine A. Ebott, MD; Jennifer Scalia, MS

Hereditary Cancer Genes and Related Risks
Sandra Tomlinson-Hansen, MD; Marcina Beaston, MS, CGC

Management of Cancer Genetic Testing: A Brief Overview
Katherine Crawford, MS, CGC; Yancey Warren, MD

Germline vs. Somatic Genetic Testing: Their Increasing Use and Application
Jessica B. DiSilvestro, MD; Marcie Parker, MS, CGC; Katherine Miller, MD

CASE REPORTS
Inflammatory Arthritis in a 19-month-old with Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
Maria C. Bryant, MD; Lauren J. Massingham, MD; Ali Yalcindag, MD

Bowel Obstruction from an Incidentally Ingested Foreign Body
Erica Lin, BS; Daithi S. Heffernan, MD, FACS, AFRCSI

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Cranial Polyneuropathy from Multiple Myeloma with CNS Involvement
Robert J. Quon, PhD; Sasmit Sarangi, MD; Jeffrey M. Rogg, MD; Mauricio F. Villamar, MD

Dermal Toxicity from a Paraquat-Poisoned Patient’s Urine
Ana Castaneda-Guarderas, MD; Mark F. Brady, MD, MPH; Rebecca Bruccoleri, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Effectiveness of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Preventing COVID-19 Hospitalization
and Mortality in a Statewide Population

Laura C. Chambers, PhD, MPH; Huong T. Chu, MD, MPH; Nickolas Lewis; Gauri Kamat, MS; Taylor Fortnam; Philip A. Chan, MD, MS; Leanne Lasher, MPH; Joseph W. Hogan, ScD

Adoption of Complete Bilateral Salpingectomy for Permanent Contraception
at Time of Cesarean Delivery in Rhode Island

JESSICA B. DiSILVESTRO, MD; CHRISTINA A. RAKER, ScD; JESSICA VELASQUEZ, MD;
CARA A. MATHEWS, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Suicide-Related Mortality and Morbidity: Insights from Rhode Island’s Violent Death Reporting
and Syndromic Surveillance Systems

Jonathan Barkley, MPH

Vital Statistics
ROSEANN GIORGIANNI, DEPUTY STATE REGISTRAR

PERSPECTIVE
Embracing Change to Keep Finding Joy in Medicine
Keith L. Callahan, MD, MBA

We Are Read Everywhere
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In the News     [7-page pdf]
W&I holds groundbreaking ceremony for Brown University Labor and Delivery Center

Researchers at Brown, NYU Langone, will measure impact of overdose prevention centers

New data show health care spending in Rhode Island rebounded in 2021
after pandemic-driven declines
Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner’s findings underscore
need to remain vigilant about state health spending

AMA applauds FDA committee on recommending over-the-counter birth control

APA panel issues recommen-dations for adolescent social media use
Calls for social media literacy training, screening for ‘problematic’ online behaviors

Alzheimer’s drug studied at Butler Hospital’s Memory and Aging Program
shown to significantly slow cognitive and functional decline
Donanemab expected to be submitted soon for FDA approval

FDA approves first drug to treat agitation symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s

Reed & Whitehouse secure grants for Newport Mental Health Center

Lifespan receives state licensure as approved nursing assistant training program

Westerly Hospital reaps benefits of solar system

People/Places    [2-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
Francesca Beaudoin, MD, PhD, appointed chair of the Department of Epidemiology
at Brown School of Public Health

Sherri L. Sprague named Kent’s Senior VP for Patient Care Services & Chief Nursing Officer

Gov. McKee nominates Richard Charest to serve as Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary

RECOGNITION
HopeHealth gala supports exceptional care for hospice and palliative patients

OBITUARIES    [2-page pdf]
John B. Christy, IV, MD
Marcia Katz, MD

 
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