Northeastern Spotlight

December 2013 Volume 8-Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • Dear Colleague
  • Training Highlights
  • Product Updates/Revisions
  • Faculty Profile
  • Upcoming NE RTMCC Training
  • Medical Consultation
  • Links-Other TB Resources
  • Other RTMCCS
  • Key Contacts
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Summer 2013 Volume 8-Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • GTBI News
  • Training Highlights
  • Recently Released Products
  • Product Updates/Revisions
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Amee Patrawalla
  • TB Heroes Award
  • Upcoming NE RTMCC Training
  • Medical Consultation
  • Links-Other TB Resources
  • Other RTMCCS
  • Key Contacts
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Spring 2013 Volume 8-Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Dear Colleague
  • World TB Day
  • New Ways to Communicate
  • Recently Released Products
  • Upcoming Training Courses
  • Medical Consultation
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Marian Passannante
  • Links-Other TB Resources
  • Other RTMCCS
  • Key Contacts
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Fall 2012 Volume 7-Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • Behavioral/Social Science Contribution to TB Control: Medication Preferences
  • Dr. Lee Reichman Honored with 2012 World Lung Health Award
  • Profile: Dalit Wolfe, RN, BSN, MPH—TB Program Manager for Maine
  • The Wild Side of TB: Fighting Endemic M. bovis in Michigan
  • Old Card, New Information
  • Enhancing TB Services for Foreign-Born Clients in New York City
  • A Look Back at Maryland TB Today
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Summer 2012 Volume 7-Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • Product Spotlight: TB & Cultural Competency Newsletters
  • Behavioral/Social Science Article: Latent TB and Type 2 Diabetes in Mexican-Americans
  • Profile—Lisa Paulos, RN, MPH, Pennsylvania TB Program Manager
  • Recently Archived Webinars on TB Among the Homeless and Extra-Pulmonary TB
  • Philadelphia Honors World TB Day with New Partners
  • The Lighter Side: More TB on TV
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Spring 2012 Volume 7-Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Spotlight Article on NYC DOH Foreign-Born Initiative
  • Staff Profile: Carol Browning, RN, MS, Consultant Public Health Nurse, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Pennsylvania TB Update – 2011
  • Contact Investigation Materials Available from GTBI
  • Lighter Side: The Statue of Liberty's TB Connection
  • Medical Consultation NE RTMCC
  • Training Courses Planned for 2011
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Fall 2011 Volume 6-Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • Spotlight Article on NYC DOH Foreign-Born Initiative
  • Staff Profile: Carol Browning, RN, MS, Consultant Public Health Nurse, Rhode Island Department of Health
  • Pennsylvania TB Update – 2011
  • Contact Investigation Materials Available from GTBI
  • Lighter Side: The Statue of Liberty's TB Connection
  • Medical Consultation
  • NE RTMCC Training Courses Planned for 2011
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Spring 2011 Volume 6-Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Dr. Lee Reichman receives the William Stead Clinician Award
  • Behavioral/Social Science Contribution to TB Control: Electronic Tools to Monitor Medication Adherence
  • Staff Profile: Peter Davidson, PhD, Michigan TB Control Program Manager
  • Fighting TB in New York City
  • Newly Released Products: Update to LTBI: A Guide for Primary Health Care Providers and a Spanish-language Version of What Parents Need to Know about LTBI in Children
  • Lighter Side: TB on TV
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Winter 2010 Volume 5-Number 4

CONTENTS:

  • Webinar Series on Cohort Review Process
  • Spotlight article: Behavioral/Social Science Contribution to TB Control - Incentives and Enablers in TB Control
  • Incorporating Tuberculosis into Public Health Core Curricula
  • RTMCC Needs Assessment – Part I
  • Profile: Sue Etkind, RN, MS, Director of the Massachusetts Division of TB Prevention and Control
  • CDC Releases Menu of Suggested State TB Laws
  • Lighter Side
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Fall 2010 Volume 5-Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • Watsonian Society Honors Lee Reichman
  • It's Not About Location: Moving the Live TB Program Managers Workshop to a Distance Format
  • The Use of Peer Workers in TB Control
  • Staff Profile: Maureen Murphy, RN, BSN -- Ohio TB Control Program Manager
  • New Product: Delivering HIV Rapid Test Results—Video and Discussion Guide
  • CDC Updates IGRA Guidelines
  • The Lighter Side: Sanatorium Comics
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Summer 2010 Volume 5-Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • Current Behavioral/Social Science Studies in Tuberculosis – Part 4: TB Among African-Americans in the Southeast
  • On the Move Against TB: Rhode Island Providers Flock to World TB Day Training
  • TB Education from a New Perspective: Our Course on Radiology
  • Staff Profile: Stephen E. Hughes, PhD - Assistant Director, New York State Bureau of Tuberculosis Control
  • Revision of the "Tuberculosis Handbook for School Nurses"
  • Federal Training Center Collaborative
  • Lighter Side
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Spring 2010 Volume 5 - Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Current Behavioral/Social Science Studies in Tuberculosis – Part 3: Providers Serving the Foreign Born
  • CDC Division of TB Elimination Announces Launch of TB GIMS in Spring 2010
  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication: What TB Programs Need to Know
  • Staff Profile: Jill Fournier, RN Program Manager, New Hampshire TB Program
  • Tuberculosis Control in Substance Abuse Treatment Centers: Training the Workforce about a New Policy
  • TB Intensive Workshop – On the Road Again…
  • Lighter Side
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Fall 2009 volume 4 - Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • Staff Profile: Jeanette Rodman's Long Trek to the TB World
  • Pushing it Up a Notch: Advanced TB Training for Clinicians
  • New Archived Webinar: Working Effectively with Diverse Populations
  • Bacteria with Fangs: The Story of the New England Vampires
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Summer 2009 Volume 4 - Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • GTBI Hosts Its Third TBMedical Consultants Meeting
  • Staff Profile: Chrispin Kambili, M.D.
  • Current Behavioral/Social Science Studies in Tuberculosis – Part 2: TB in the Foreign Born
  • Sunny Maine Harbor and Distinguished Faculty Boosts Attendance at Annual TB Clinician's Conference
  • Management of Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children and Adolescents: A Guide for the Primary Care Provider – Revised Edition
  • TB Trivia – Who Is It?
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Spring 2009 Volume 4 - Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Three New/Revised GTBI Products
  • Spotlight on Behavioral/Social Science: Current TB Studies
  • Staff Profile: Lee B. Reichman, MD, MPH
  • On the Lighter Side: Bow Tie Puzzler
  • Training Courses: Empowering Case Managersy
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Winter 2008 Volume 3 - Number 4

CONTENTS:

  • Essential Infection Control Practices for TB Program Staff
  • How Behavioral/Social Sciences Research Informed HIV Interventions and Implications for TB Control
  • Staff Profile: Diane Brookes, RN, BSN
  • On the Lighter Side: Match the Composer
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Fall 2008 Volume 3 - Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • TB Case Management: The Maine Perspective
  • Spotlight on Behavioral/Social Science: Historical Contribution to TB Control
  • Staff Profile: John Bernardo, MD - Massachusetts
  • GTBI Hosts TB Expert Network Conference TB Products: Updated Monograph
  • On the Lighter Side: TB Puzzler
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Summer 2008 Volume 3 - Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • TB Intensive Workshop – On the Road
  • Staff Profile: Nancy G. Baruch
  • Spotlight on Behavioral/Social Science
  • Northeastern Regional Medical Consultation Service, 2007
  • Medical Consultation
  • On the Lighter Side: Match the Baseball Player with Bio Sketch
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Spring 2008 Volume 3 - Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Training Course: Surgical Interventions
  • Staff Profile: George D. McSherry, MD
  • World TB Day
  • On the Lighter Side: Tuberculosis Sanatoriums in the Northeastern Region
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Winter 2007 Volume 2 - Number 4

CONTENTS:

  • RTMCC Launches Two Cultural Competency Training Courses
  • Staff Profile: Dr. Bonita T. Mangura
  • 2007 Northeast TB Controllers' Conference: Integrating Research into Practice Across the Region
  • GTBI Hosts Its Second Annual TB Medical Consultants Meeting
  • On The Lighter Side - Match the Author with the Bio Sketc
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Fall 2007 Volume 2 - Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • Training Courses: TST Train the Trainer Workshop
  • RTMCC Advisory Council
  • On The Lighter Side - Match the Artist with the Bio Sketch
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Summer 2007 Volume 2 - Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • TB Products: Revised TB Treatment Cards
  • Staff Profile: Indiana: Sarah Burkholder, RN, MPH
  • Training Course: TB Intensive Workshop
  • On the Lighter Side: Match the Composer
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Spring 2007 Volume 2 - Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Web-Based Training Seminars
  • Staff Profile: Profiles in TB Prevention & Control - Heidi Jenkins, Connecticut
  • On The Lighter Side: Match the Movie with the Storyline
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Winter 2006 Volume 1 - Number 4

CONTENTS:

  • 2006 Northeast TB Controllers Meeting
  • Training Course: Infection Control in Healthcare Settings
  • On the Lighter Side - TB Trivia
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Fall 2006 Volume 1 - Number 3

CONTENTS:

  • RTMCC Hosts Its First TB Medical Consultants Meeting
  • Staff Profile: Nikki Pritchett, MPH
  • New Hampshire's Customized Efforts
  • An Ohio/RTMCC Training Collaboration
  • QuantiFERON-TB Gold Education
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Summer 2006 Volume 1 - Number 2

CONTENTS:

  • Staff Profile: Dr. Alfred A. Lardizabal
  • TB Clinical Conference for Physicians
  • Eliminating Tuberculosis Case by Case: An Educational Initiative by New England TB Programs
  • Maryland TB Today Training Course
  • Understanding the TB Cohort Review Process: Instruction Guide and Video (or DVD)
  • Educating Health Care Workers for TB Interviewing for Contact Investigation
  • Treating the HIV and TB Co-Infected Patient in the Correctional Setting – A New Training Product
  • On The Lighter Side: TB Trivia - Who am I?
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Spring 2006 Volume 1 - Number 1

CONTENTS:

  • Needs Assessment
  • TB Program Staff Profile - Carmen Priddy, RN
  • Staff Profile: Dr. Reynard J. McDonald
  • Medical Consultation - How the RTMCC Serves the Region
  • TB Trivia -Who Is It?
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