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March 2024    Volume 107, Number 3

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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
 

CASE REPORTS
Triad of Terror: Rapidly Progressive Austrian Syndrome in a 62-Year-Old Female
Yonathan Daniel, MD’24; Idiris Mohamed; Aaron P. Wheeler, MD

‘I Thought It Was My Diabetes’: An Acute Presentation of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder
Preston Nicely, BS; Grace Sun, MD; Simran Gupta, MD; Maxwell Lawlor, MD, MPH; Vijairam Selvaraj, MD, MPH

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Seronegative Autoimmune Encephalitis with Evanescent Focal T2FLAIR Lesions
Cameron Stewart, MD; Glenn A. Tung, MD, FACR

CONTRIBUTION
Fifteen-Year History of Virilization in a 17th-Century Woman
Glenn D. Braunstein, MD

Weight Recovery in an Outpatient Medical Eating Disorders Clinic: A Retrospective Review
Hailey Fulkerson; Giorgina Giampaolo; Darby Melia; Abigail A. Donaldson, MD

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Orthopaedic Surgery: Local and National Efforts
Lauren E. Piana, MS, MD; Eleanor Burstein, MD; Sarah Criddle, MD; Elaine He, BA;
Julia A. Katarincic, MD; Brett D. Owens, MD; Raymond Y. Hsu, MD

Increasing Incidence of Gonorrhea at an Urban STI Clinic in the United States
Sara E. Vargas, PhD; Jun Tao, PhD; Alexi A. Almonte; Leslie Ramirez; Philip A. Chan, MD

Unexpected Medical Conditions Discovered During Live Donor Kidney Evaluation:
Single Center Study

Alexandra Lee, BA; George Bayliss, MD; Adena Osband, MD; Paul Morrissey, MD;
Reginald Gohh, MD; Christina Raker,
ScD; Basma Merhi, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Understanding the Relationship between Oral Health and Chronic Disease
among Rhode Island Adults 45 years and Older

Monika Drogosz, MPH; Stephanie Munthe, DDS; Samuel Zwetchkenbaum, DDS, MPH

Vital Statistics
ROSEANN GIORGIANNI, DEPUTY STATE REGISTRAR

Perspective
The View from Parkinson Land
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Commentary
Masking the Facts: Addressing Misinformation and Masking During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Menaka Naidu, BA; William Binder, MD

HERITAGE
Block Island doctors heralded its salubrious summertime climate in late 1800s
Cottages, small hotels, sanitarium catered to seasonal visitors

Mary Korr

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD  
Ephesus, Turkey

In the News   [10-page pdf]
Brain Waves Rhode Island presents brain fair March 9th

RIAG make public The Centurion Foundation HCA application

VA announces available grants for community organizations addressing suicide prevention

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island gives $648K in 2024 community grants to programs focused on housing as the foundation of health

Coastal Medical switches to Lifespanís EHR

Six Lifespan Physician Group (LPG) Primary Care Practices rebranded as Coastal Medical

University Orthopedics launches Comprehensive Spasticity Management Clinic

Rhode Island Hospital, Alpert Medical School to join national clinical trials resource center

Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown announces 2023 Pilot grant recipients

Whitehouse applauds federal expansion of opioid treatment rules, calls for passage of
TREATS Act

BCBSRI, School of Public Health launch 6th annual RI Life Index

BCBSRI grants $75K to Chris Collins Foundation’s school mental-health programs

Bradley announces telehealth platform collaboration for students in mental-health
crisis situations

People/Places † [4-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH, to join School of Public Health as Chair of the Department of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Scott Rivkees, MD, to take the helm at Brown’s Master of Science in Healthcare Leadership

Babar Khokhar, MD, MBA, named Lifespan’s Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Officer

RECOGNITION
RIDOH honors health professional loan repayment program recipients and donors
at State House ceremony

Commitment to Advocacy award presented to Division of Ophthalmology at AMS

OBITUARIES † [2-page pdf]
Joseph DeMartino, MD
Eugene B. McKee, MD
Joseph R. Peltier, MD

 
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