Musculoskeletal and Rheumatologic Disorders

Musculoskeletal Conditions

Manuscripts, Posters and Other Publications

  • Pooled analysis and evaluation of the safety of topical diclofenac for osteoarthritis for Drugs and Aging
  • Review manuscript on current and emerging issues in the diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis for ADVANCE for Physician Assistants
  • Supplement on current and emerging issues in the diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis for Current Clinical Practice
  • Monograph on patient-centered chronic pain management strategies for Practical Pain Management Journal
  • Six posters for the 2007 symposium of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • The epidemiology and pathogenesis of secondary osteoporosis in patients with gastrointestinal disorders for MedPage Today
  • Identification and management of pediatric populations at risk for osteoporosis and fragility fractures for MedPage Today
  • An overview of the burden of illness and unmet needs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Reproductive health issues in women with rheumatoid arthrititis for MedPage Today
  • Progression of joint damage and disability associated with disease flares in rheumatoid arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Comparing the effects of weight-bearing exercise and resistance training to resistance training alone on postmenopausal bone loss for MedPage Today
  • Physical activity and balance training to prevent falls in persons at risk for osteoporosis for MedPage Today
  • The association of periodontitis with chronic inflammatory conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis for MedPage Today
  • Risk factors for bone loss and prevention of osteoporosis-related fractures in HIV-infected populations for MedPage Today
  • Optimal foot health care and outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis for MedPage Today
  • The increased risk of melanoma, nonmelanoma skin cancer, and other cancers in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Rising rates of falls and fractures among community-dwelling older adults for MedPage Today
  • Assessing the value of routine laboratory testing to identify secondary causes of osteoporosis in older men for MedPage Today
  • Treatment patterns and biomarkers associated with changes in the long-term progression of structural joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Are individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis at increased risk for suicide and suicidal ideation for MedPage Today
  • The potential for personalized medicine in rheumatoid arthritis: genetic loci, gene-gene interactions, gene-environment interactions associated with risk for and response to therapy for MedPage Today
  • The incidence, prevalence, risk factors, and treatment options for hearing loss in rheumatoid arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Incidence and risk factors for sexual dysfunction in individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Biological and structural changes associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and fractures among individuals with spinal cord injuries for MedPage Today
  • The primary care clinician’s guide to the management of acute gout for MedPage Today
  • The relationship between ulcerative colitis, bone mineral density, and the incidence of fractures for MedPage Today
  • Bone mineral density testing in men following a distal radial fracture for MedPage Today
  • Major depressive disorder as an unrecognized risk factor for osteoporosis for MedPage Today
  • Patterns and predictors of medication discontinuation and switching in patients with osteoporosis for MedPage Today
  • Multidisciplinary, multifaceted interventions to improve patient management following a fragility fracture for MedPage Today
  • The efficacy and safety of vitamin D and calcium for osteoporosis for MedPage Today
  • Diagnosis and management of cardiovascular comorbidities in psoriatic arthritis for MedPage Today
  • Evaluation of therapeutic exercise on symptoms and quality of life in ankylosing spondylitis for MedPage Today
  • The indirect costs associated with rheumatoid arthritis, including absenteeism, presenteeism, disability, and quality of life for MedPage Today


CME Programs and Related Materials

  • Review, updates, and edits to an eLearning program on rheumatoid arthritis
  • Case-based interactive program on optimal treatment strategies for rheumatoid arthritis
  • Educational program on the direct and indirect economic implications of rheumatoid arthritis
  • Educational program on the burden and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in menopausal women
  • Educational program on emerging issues in rheumatoid arthritis for primary care providers
  • Educational program on current and emerging issues in the diagnosis and management of osteoarthritis for family practice physicians and physician assistants for the 2008 Spring CME Conference of the Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants
  • Educational program on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and current treatment options for rheumatologic disorders
  • Moderator’s guide for a continuing medical education workshop on osteoarthritis
  • E-newsletter on the relationship between depression, pharmacotherapy for depression, and bone health
  • Literature review and summary on the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries associated with high-risk movements in healthcare workers
  • Newsletter on current concepts in pain management
  • Current and emerging pharmacologic treatments for rheumatoid arthritis
  • Comprehensive literature review on the epidemiology and new therapeutic options for the prevention and management of fractures
  • Comprehensive literature review and a training monograph on primary and secondary osteoporosis
  • Review of the epidemiology, risk factors, and treatment of osteoarthritis for a consumer health information website
  • Review of the epidemiology, risk factors, and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis for a consumer health information website
  • Review of the epidemiology, risk factors, and treatment of osteoporosis for a consumer health information website


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