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APRIL 2021    Volume 104, Number 3

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Editors-in-Chief
William Binder, MD
Edward Feller, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

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Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Dulcineia Cosme

Advertising Rate Sheet
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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Clinical Medicine

 

VINTAGE COMMENTARY
Searching for a Lost Cousin during the Depression and War Years
Tribute to an Israeli physician

Stanley M. Aronson, MD

COMMENTARY       
New Rules for Patient Data Sharing Risk Harm to our Most Vulnerable
Jessica J. Pourian, MD
Daniel Coghlin, MD

Cognitive Sinks & the Bermuda Triangle of fMRI Cognitive Studies
(Poster presentation, 2021 World Congress of Special Honored Guests:
Invited, held virtually due to COVID-19.)

Joseph H. Friedman, MD

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
‘Man Therapy’ website addresses suicide risk in men
Program introduced in Washington County

Robert Harrison, Jr., MD

AMA statement on CMS decision to update Medicare payments
for administrating COVID-19 vaccine

Susan R. Bailey, MD

BIOMEDICAL/TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH IN RI – PART 2
Guest Editors:  James F. Padbury, MD
Bongsup P. Cho, P
hD
[31-page special section]

Translational Research: The Time is Now
James F. Padbury, MD
Bongsup P. Cho, PhD

The Time is NOW: Filling the Gaps in Treatment of Opioid-Exposed Infants:
A Prospective, Pragmatic, Randomized Control Drug Trial

Adam J. Czynski, DO
Abbot R. Laptook, MD

COBRE on Opioid and Overdose:
A Collaborative Research-Based Center Addressing the Crises in Rhode Island and Beyond

Traci C. Green, PhD, MSc
Eliana Kaplowitz, BA
Kirsten Langdon,
PhD
Jaclyn M.W. Hughto, PhD, MPH
William C. Goedel, PhD
Adam J. Czynski, DO
Gayle Fraser, BS
Josiah Rich, MD, MPH

Brown University COBRE Center for Addiction and Disease Risk Exacerbation
Peter M. Monti, PhD
Jennifer W. Tidey, PhD
Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD

The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Perinatal Biology -
Accomplishments, Impact, and Long-term Results

Sunil K. Shaw, PhD

Rhode Island COBRE Center for Central Nervous System Function: Progress and Perspectives
Jerome N. Sanes, PhD

Advance-CTR: Statewide Infrastructure to Improve Health in Rhode Island
through Clinical and Translational Research

Valerie Zabala, PhD
Gabrielle Stranieri, BA
Heather Fournier, MA
Edward Hawrot,
PhD
James Padbury, MD

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in a Healthy 25-Year-Old Male
Julie Woodside, PA-C
Richard V. Morgera, MD

Pneumomediastinum in a Patient with Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
MARC J. VECCHIO, MD
WILLIAM D. BINDER, MD, FACEP

CASE REPORT
Chin Numbness as a Presenting Symptom of Malignancy
Christian E. Bustamante, MD
Kyle Denison Martin, DO, MPH, DTM&H
Emily Colyer, DO

CONTRIBUTIONS
Characterizing the Symptoms of Patients with Persistent Post-Treatment Lyme Symptoms:
A Survey of Patients at a Lyme Disease Clinic in Rhode Island

Sara E. Vargas, PhD
Meghan McCarthy, ScB
Matthew Boudreau, BA
Dylan Canfield, BA
Rebecca Reece, MD
Timothy Flanigan, MD

How to Build It So They’ll Come: Faculty Opinion on Faculty Development
Jennifer Jeremiah, MD
Kelly McGarry, MD
Joao Filipe Monteiro,
PhD
Dominick Tammaro, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
The Association between Exercise in the Last Trimester of Pregnancy
and Low Infant Birthweight among Rhode Island Mothers, 20162018

Scarlett Bergam, BA
Karine Monteiro, MPH
Morgan Orr, MPH
Annie Gjelsvik, P
hD

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [3-page PDF]
Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Jezero Crater, Mars

SPOTLIGHT   
‘Smart Bandage’ detects, could prevent infections
URI chemical engineering professor embeds nanosensors in microfibers to create ‘smart bandage’

IN THE NEWS    [8-page PDF]
New State-run vaccination sites open

Vaccine eligibility expands for Veterans, spouse, caregivers

CDC real-world study confirms protective benefits of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
Study involved health care personnel, first responders, and essential workers in six states

RI Department of Health updates monoclonal antibody treatment regimens

WHO calls for further studies, data on origin of SARS-CoV-2 virus,
reiterates that all hypotheses remain open

Virtual Match Day at Brown; 2021 Residency Match largest on record

Investigational drug studied at Butler Hospital for AD treatment shows significant results
in slowing symptoms
Clinical trial results of donanemab published in New England Journal of Medicine

Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction treatment study funded at VA

Rhode Island Hospital memory disorders researcher launches landmark study of brain health following major surgeries

PRoMPT BOLUS study at Hasbro measures potential improvement in children with sepsis

URI College of Pharmacy among best in nation in postdoctoral residency placement rate

Rhode Island health care providers join nationwide movement to improve older adults’ care

PEOPLE/PLACES    [4-page PDF]
APPOINTMENTS
Martha L. Wofford named BCBSRI president and CEO

Tracey M. Guthrie, MD, named Chair-Elect, American Association
of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training

Linda L. Carpenter, MD, named President-Elect of the Society of Biological Psychiatry

Star Hampton, MD, named Chief Education Officer at CNE

James K. Sullivan, MD, PhD, named CMO at CNE Medical Group

RECOGNITION
Nikos Tapinos, MD, PhD, earns Bruce M. Selya Award for Excellence in Research

PLACES
Ortho Rhode Island celebrates opening of flagship campus in Warwick

Roger Williams Medical Center opens Behavioral Health and Substance Use
Emergency Treatment Unit

OBITUARIES    [2-page PDF]
William D. Graham, MD
Howard Sturim, MD
Leonard Jason Triedman, MD
Robin Wallace, MD

 
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