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OCTOBER 2018    Volume 101, Number 8

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

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Sarah Stevens

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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY  
[4-page section]
The why of neurological reflexes
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

The Location of the Aronson Tree
Sutchin R. Patel, MD
Anthony A. Caldamone, MD

PERSPECTIVE  
[8-page section]
Is importation of drugs from Canada the answer?
Kelly Orr, PharmD
Rita Marcoux, MBA, RPh

The Long Birth and Short Life of The Recovery Navigation Program
Otis U. Warren, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Obstetrics/Gynecology
[Complete 22-page special section]
Roxanne Vrees, MD
Guest Editor

The Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN):
Revisiting the Past, Exploring the Present and Preparing for the Future

Roxanne Vrees, MD

Prison: Pipeline to Women’s Preventative Health
Luwam Ghidei, MD
Sebastian Z. Ramos, MD
E. Christine Brousseau, MD, MPH
Jennifer G. Clarke, MD, MPH

Perspective: Current Threats to Contraceptive Access
Leanne Free, MD
Kathleen Cohen, MD
Rebecca H. Allen, MD, MPH

The Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy:
Committing to Maternal Health and Well-Being Postpartum

Bridget Spelke, MD
Erika Werner, MD, MS

On the Future of Maternal Mortality Review in Rhode Island
Bridget Spelke, MD
Sebastian Ramos, MD
Hope Yu, MD
Michael Cohen, MD
Tanya L. Booker, MD

A Melting Pot of Medical Education:
Challenges, solutions, and opportunities for improving trainee feedback and education in the ED

Merima Ruhotina, MD
Dayna Burrell, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
A Nearly 50% Decrease in New HIV Diagnoses in Rhode Island from 2006–2016:
Implications for Policy Development and Prevention

Philip A. Chan, MD, MS
Madeline C. Montgomery, MPH
Theodore Marak, MPH
Thomas Bertrand, MPH
Timothy Flanigan, MD
Antonio Junco Fernández, MD
Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH
Joseph M. Garland, MD
Amy S. Nunn, S
cD

Instability in Insurance Coverage: The Impacts of Churn in Rhode Island, 2014–2017
Ingrid Brugnoli-Ensin, BS, BA
Jessica Mulligan,
PhD

Financial Implications of Physician Specialty Choice
Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD
Ashley Szabo Eltorai, MD
Carolina Fuentes, BS
Wesley M. Durand, BS
Alan H. Daniels, MD
Shihab Ali, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Oral Health Concerns and Connections to Mental Health
among Rhode Island High School Students, 2017

Anthony Pellegrino, BS
Travis Vendetti, BS
Tracy L. Jackson, P
hD
Samuel Zwetchkenbaum, DDS, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   
[6-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

IN THE NEWS    
[9-page section]
Miriam Hospital receives $9.4M grant for antibiotics resistance research center

JWU, URI now offering dual degree program in PharmD, PA studies

Miriam, Project Weber/RENEW, RIPHI partnership receives $2.5M to address substance use among gay/bisexual men

RIDOH Health Equity Summit focuses on building healthy and resilient communities

Swim Across America raises more than $220,000 to benefit women’s cancer research at W&I

Zero Suicide initiative in Washington County receives $2M

Julian Fisher, MD, Exhibit–Trapped in the Middle: The Effect of Income and Health Inequality
on the Middle Class in America

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[7-page section]
Jeremiah D. Schuur, MD, to head emergency medicine at Lifespan, Brown

Sharon Marable, MD, joins Southcoast Physicians Group

Gofran Tarabulsi, MD, joins Center for Obstetric and Consultative Medicine at Women & Infants

Maureen Phipps, MD, named president-elect of American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society

Bob Dyer, MD, named to South County Health Board of Trustees

Malavika Prabhu, MD, maternal-fetal medicine specialist joins W&I

Abdul Saied Calvino, MD, receives national award for work on decreasing cancer care disparities

Abdul Saied Calvino, MD, to be initiated as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Margaret Howard, PhD, honored by American Psychological Association
with 2018 Leadership Award

CharterCARE Provider Group of RI awarded highest recognition by APG

Timothy Boardman, MD; Cameron Gettle, MD, receive EMRA awards

Obituaries
Wilma Sylvia (Friedman) Rosen, MD
Bernard P. St. Jean, MD

 
 
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