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JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
VOL. 100, NO. 2, FEBRUARY 2008

NMA FACES IN NEW PLACES

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Vice Admiral Adam Robinson Jr., MD
From: National Naval Hospital Center, Bethesda, MD
To: Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS

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The Preferred Learning Style among Residents and Faculty Members of an Internal Medicine Residency Program
Bamidele A. Adesunloye, MD; Oluranti Aladesanmi, MD, MPH; Marshaleen Henriques-Forsythe, MD; and Chinedu Ivonye, MD

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The Project IMPACT Experience to Date: Increasing Minority Participation and Awareness of Clinical Trials
James H. Powell, MD; Yolanda Fleming, BA; Cheryl Lynn Walker-McGill, MD, MBA; and Michael Lenoir, MD

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Understanding the Role of Reactions to Race-Based Treatment in Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Natalie D. Crawford, MPH; Camara P. Jones, MD, MPH, PhD; and Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH

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Sex- and Race-Related Differences among Smokers Using a National Helpline Are Not Explained by Socioeconomic Status
Jennifer Andoh, BA; Steven Verhulst, PhD; Mathany Ganesh, BS; Patricia Hopkins-Price, PhD; Billie Edson, BS;
and Akshay Sood, MD, MPH

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A Pilot Community-Based Intensive Smoking Cessation Intervention in African Americans: Feasibility, Acceptability and Early Outcome Indicators
Andrea King, PhD; Lisa Sánchez-Johnsen, PhD; Sarah Van Orman, MD; Dingcai Cao, PhD; and Alicia Matthews, PhD

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Use of Vascular Ultrasound in Clinical Trials to Evaluate New Cardiovascular Therapies
David T. Nash, MD

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy: Perceptions of African-American Smokers Seeking to Quit
Valerie B. Yerger, ND; Marcia Wertz, RN, MS; Carol McGruder, BA; Erika Sivarajan Froelicher, RN, PhD,
FAAN; and Ruth E. Malone, RN, PhD, FAAN

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Racial Differences in the Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation among Males
Ann M. Borzecki, MD, MPH; D. Keith Bridgers, MD, MSc; Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH; Boris Kader, PhD; Lewis E.
Kazis, ScD; and Dan R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH

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Race Differences in Adherence to Headache Treatment Appointments in Persons with Headache Disorders
Bernadette Davantes Heckman, PhD; Kenneth A. Holroyd, PhD; Francis J. O’Donnell, DO;
Gretchen Tietjen, MD; Christine Utley, MSN, CNP, RCIS; Mark Stillman, MD; and Gary Ellis, BA

CASE REPORT

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A 46XX Disorder of Sex Development with a Prostate Gland and Increased Level of Prostate-Specific Antigen
Ediz Yeşilkaya, MD; Peyami Cinaz, MD; Aysun Bideci, MD; Orhun Çamurdan, MD; and Mehmet Boyraz, MD

ENDOWED CHAIR SERIES

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L.D. Britt, MD, MPH
Henry Ford and Brickhouse Professor and Chairman,
Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School

GUEST EDITORIAL

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What Makes a Good Surgeon?
Lindberg Simpson, BSc (Hons), MBBS, DM (Surg)

INFOPOEMS

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Thiazolidinediones Increase Events of Congestive Heart Failure in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus or with Prediabetes
HPV Screening More Accurate than Pap (CCCaST)
Guidelines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (ACP)
7 Days of Treatment Good for Helicobacter pylori

DEPARTMENTS

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Masthead

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About the Cover
David Wilson

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Library Subscription Form

171, 196, 221, 229, 246, 255, 264, 267
Career Opportunities
176
Membership Application

218
Subscription Form

268
Calendar

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Editorial Calendar

272
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