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ACR 2015 persconferenties en Nieuwe Richtlijn RA door Jasvinder A. Sing MD

Nieuwe Richtlijn RA, videoverslag van de bespreking door Jasvinder A. Sing MD, MPH, nu beschikbaar op!
Tijdens de ACR 2015 maakt iRheumatologist videopnamen van alle persconferenties, zodat ook u kennis kunt maken met sprekers van sessies die u wellicht niet hebt kunnen bijwonen. De persconferenties van zondag 8 november treft u hier. De resterende vier van maandag en dinsdag zijn beschikbaar op iRheumatologist, waar u ook de commentaren van enkele collega’s kunt volgen aan de hand van door hen bijgewoonde sessies.

De eerste persconferentie op zondag 8 november om 08.00 uur had als thema: “Societal Impact of Rheumatic Disease”.

Moderator: Sarah Doaty, MD
Sarah Doaty is a second year Rheumatology fellow at UCLA Medical Center.  She received an MD from The George Washington University, where she also completed an internal medicine residency with a focus in primary care.

Paper 1999: Diane Lacaille, MDCM MHSc FRCPC
Diane Lacaille is a Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of British Columbia, and a senior scientist at the Arthritis Research Canada, in Vancouver. She holds the Mary Pack Chair in Arthritis Research from UBC and The Arthritis Society of Canada.

Paper 3168: Rada Gancheva
Rada Gancheva graduated medicine in 2010. She is currently a resident and PhD candidate at the University Rheumatology Clinic “St. Iv. Rilski” – Sofia, Bulgaria working in the field of gout, and her research focuses on assessment of cardiovascular risk in patients with gout. Her main interests are in imaging methods – ultrasonography, MRI and capillaroscopy.

Paper 3237: Elena Myasoedova
Dr. Elena Myasoedova is an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Clinician Investigator in Internal Medicine/ Rheumatology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Myasoedova completed her medical education in Russia, where she earned her MD degree, a PhD degree, a Doctor of Medical Sciences degree and completed her training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Paper 3184: Sofia Ramiro
Sofia Ramiro, MD, PhD is a rheumatology trainee and post-doc researcher at the Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden in the Netherlands. She recently finished her PhD at the University of Amsterdam on long-term outcomes in ankylosing spondylitis under the supervision of Prof. Landewé and Prof. van der Heijde. She has done a Master in Epidemiology at Maastricht University. Her research focuses in axial spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, imaging and outcomes research.

Paper 3173: Lyn March, MD PhD
Lyn March, MD, PhD is a Professor of Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Epidemiology Medicine in Sydney, Australia and a rheumatologist at Sydney’s Royal North Shore Hospital. Her research interests include: Osteoarthritis clinical trials, complementary therapies, stem cell research, developing and implementing evidence-based guidelines and measuring the burden of musculoskeletal disorders.


De tweede persconferentie van zondag 8 november  om 13.00 uur had als thema: “Weight and Diet”

Moderator: John Davis III, MD
Dr. Davis is from Kansas City, Missouri.  In 1996, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Paper 3182: Vivian Bykerk (on behalf of Dr. Schulman)
Dr. Bykerk is an experienced Rheumatologist and clinical researcher whose focus is on epidemiologic studies that examine barriers to and ways to optimizing outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).

Paper 688: Soumya Reddy
Dr. Reddy is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine Accelerated BA/MD Program. She completed her internal medicine residency and served as chief resident at New York University Medical Center.

Paper 2022 & 1213: Bing Lu, PhD
Biostatistician/Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
The focus of Dr. Lu’s research has been epidemiology and outcomes research of chronic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA), obesity, and cardiovascular disease.

Paper 321: Elaine Husni
Dr. Husni is Vice Chair and Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center in the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases at the Cleveland Clinic and an assistant professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and she holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Rheumatology and Orthopedics.


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Geplaatst op: 10-11-2015