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APRIL 2024    Volume 107, Number 4

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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
Seizure as First Manifestation of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome with Bacteremia due to
Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli

Laura Schwartz, MD; Jeffrey Riese, MD

Brain Abscess Secondary to Streptococcus Intermedius Following an EGD with Biopsy in a Patient with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
N. Begum Ozturk, MD; Tatjana Blazin, MD; Aparna Hariharan, MD; Naveen Reddy, MD

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
A Subtle Case of Type 2 Acute Macular Neuroretinopathy 
James O. Robbins, MD; David N. Booy, MD 

Superficial Acral Fibromyxoma on the Thumb-Nail Bed
Kyra Diehl, BS; Cara Barber, MD; Oliver J. Wisco, DO, FAAD, FACMS; John Young, MD;
Sandra Osswald, MD; Lisa Cohen, MD

Black Bronchoscopy
Afeerah Mumtaz, MD; Allison Navarrete-Welton, MD’24; Rabeea Ahmed, MBBS;
Taro Minami, MD; Kamran Manzoor, MD

VIDEOS IN MEDICINE
Fluoroscopic Retrograde Brush Cytology Through Ileal Conduit
Kamil Malshy, MD; Borivoj Golijanin, BS; Sari Khaleel, MD; Liang Cheng, MD; Ali Amin, MD;
Bryan Jay, MD; Dragan Golijanin, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Pediatric Injury Trends in Rhode Island During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jeffrey R. Savarino, MD, MPH; Holly R. Hanson, MD, MS; Wendy J. Pomerantz, MD, MS; Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE; Margaret K. Formica, PhD; Stephanie M. Ruest, MD, MPH

Unplanned Operative Delivery is Associated with Decreased Perception of Control over Labor
Anna R. Whelan, MD; Olivia Recabo, MD; Nina K. Ayala, MD; Melissa A. Clark, PhD;
Adam K. Lewkowitz, MD, MPHS

Bystander Presence and Response During Accidental and Undetermined Drug Overdose Deaths:
Rhode Island, January 1, 2016–December 31, 2021 

Justina Omari, MPH; Heidi R. Weidele, MPH; Benjamin D. Hallowell, PhD

Integration of Partner Notification Services at a Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic
Philip A. Chan, MD, MS; Danielle L. Le Brazidec, MPH; Kevin Cormier, BS;
Alexi Almonte, BA; Siena Napoleon, MPH; Laura C. Chambers,
PhD, MPH;
Jun Tao,
PhD; Thomas E. Bertrand, MPH, MA

Primary Care Access for All: A Roadmap for Addressing the Primary Care Crisis in Rhode Island
Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD; Denise Coppa, PhD, APRN-CNP, FNP-C, PCPNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN; Patricia Flanagan, MD; Debra Hurwitz, MBA, BSN, RN; Andrew Saal, MD, MPH;
Yolanda Bowes, BA; Elena Nicolella, BA, MPH;
Peter Hollmann, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Disparities in Tobacco Use Among Individuals With Mental Distress
Ashnita Raut, MPH, MPA; Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD; Julia Doherty, MPH, MSW;
Kirsten Skelly, MPA; Heidi Hartzell, MA

Vital Statistics
ROSEANN GIORGIANNI, DEPUTY STATE REGISTRAR

Commentary
Fitthink: Saving Humanity, One Brain at a Time
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Letter to the editor
Diversifying the Physician Workforce
Stephen E. Glinick, MD

BOOKS
New Book Examines the Roots, Implications of the Nocebo Effect and Strategies to Address It
Mary Korr

Spotlight
URI, UT-Austin scientists to study real-world eating behaviors using wearable sensors and AI

In the News   [9-page pdf]
Senate leaders unveil Rhode Island HEALTH Initiative

Governor McKee signs executive order establishing State Health Care System Planning Cabinet

BCBSRI partners with Doulas of RI to support, diversify workforce through scholarships

CDC study shows effectiveness of RSV immunization for infants

CMS announces model to improve access to high-quality primary care
for underserved Medicare populations

NAACOS statement on ACO Primary Care Flex Model

Reed delivers $263,000 to Genesis Center to expand health care workforce training programs

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island publishes two essential reports on gender equity

NRMP® releases Match Day results for over 44,000 applicants
and almost 6,400 residency programs

Health Services certified as an LGBTQ Safe Zone by BCBSRI; CNE adds three more sites

People/Places   [5-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
Benjamin Greenberg, MD, PhD, named Director of the VA RR&D Center for Neurorestoration
and Neurotechnology

Stephen Hendricksen, MD, FACEP, appointed Medical Director of the Wound Care Center
and Hyperbaric Medicine at Kent

Jeffrey Cabral named Chief Philanthropy Officer at Care New England Health System

Chris Thanos, PhD, appointed to Rhode Island Life Science Board of Directors

Brown Physicians, Inc. announces Ann Kashmanian, CPA, MBA, as Chief Financial Officer

Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute names Christine K. Lee, MD, PhD,
Director of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Program, Co-Director of Skull Base Surger

RECOGNITION
AMA names Thundermist Health Center a 2023 Joy in Medicine™ Recognized Organization

Rhode Island Hospital named among World’s Best Hospitals

OBITUARIES   [2-page pdf]
David Korn, MD,
Richard Plotz, MD, MPH
Barbara Schepps Wong, MD

 
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