Browsing: Spring 2018

Rebecca Reece specializes in treating patients with Lyme disease who haven’t responded to antibiotics. Photo by Wolf Matthewson
Tick, Tick, Boom

An explosion of Lyme disease leaves some Rhode Islanders sick for months—and their doctors with a challenge.

THE PANEL: Moderator Marc Siegel and Medical School faculty Geoff Capraro, Jennifer Clarke, Laura Levine, and Paul George (left to right). Photo by Jordan Emont MD’20
Special Guest

Marc K. Siegel, MD ’78, Fox News medical correspondent and associate professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, moderated…

"Amber Waves" by Alan Muney
Amber Waves

For Alan Muney ’75 MD’78, P’04, photography is all about capturing the art in ordinary life. This majestic image in…

Illustration by Edel Rodriguez
The AFFIRM Mission

If the federal government won’t fund gun injury prevention research, a new coalition of physicians and scientists will.

Cut ups: Meredith Adamo MD ’18, Nicole Negbenebor MD ’18, Alicia Lu MD ’18, and Alice Tin MD ’18 (left to right) share some laughs before the big reveal.
Destined to Be

Residency placement has always been a big deal. But Associate Dean for Medical Education Allan R. Tunkel, MD, PhD, whose…

Selfie Time: The Ramachandran Lab, from left, front row: Priyanka Nakka, Sohini Ramachandran, and Lauren Alpert Sugden; back row: Sahar Shahamatdar, Wei Cheng, Sam Smith, and Michael Turchin. (Not pictured: Kaileigh Ahlquist, Kate Brunson, and Elijah Carrel.) Photo by Sohini Ramachandran
Code Talker

Computational biologist Sohini Ramachandran and her team are mining human genetic data to understand the impact of our ancestry on…

DEEP BREATH: Daphne Koinis-Mitchell (left) and Beth McQuaid are building an NIH-funded pediatric asthma center. Photo by Karen Philippi
Air Apparent

Pediatric asthma researchers are scaling up successful local programs to create a national model.

View of Van Wickle Gates
Arthur B. Kern, MD

Arthur Kern, 96, of Pawtucket, died March 6, 2018. A graduate of Harvard College and Boston University School of Medicine,…

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