2012 ACR/ARHP Meeting

The 2012 Annual Meeting of the ACR/ARHP was held in Washington, DC November 10-14. The event sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) is the premier meeting in rheumatology.

Presentations and posters on current work were given by Yvonne Golightly, PhD PT MS, Matthew Billard, PhD, My-Linh Luong, Amanda E. Nelson, MD, Mary Anne Dooley, MD and Antoine A. Baldassari, Adam P. Goode, PT DPT, Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, Amanda Nelson, MD and Teresa Tarrant, MD.

On Sunday evening, November 11, 2012 the Thurston Arthritis Research Center hosted a reception at the Renaissance Washington Hotel.

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Yvonne Golightly, PhD PT MS, UNC (left)

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Marian Hannan, Dsc, MPH, Harvard(left); Yvonne Golightly, PhD PT MS, UNC(center)

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Beverly Hillard, RN, Nurse Manager for Allergy, Rheumatology and Geriatrics; Loretta Gilchrist, LPN, Rheumatology

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Brenda Meier, RN, Lupus Clinical Trials Coordinator, UNC; Amanda E. Nelson, MD, UNC; Kathryn R. Martin, PhD, NIH; Brennan Martin

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Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, UNC (left)

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William Yount, MD, UNC; Jennifer Bullard, Director of Development, Thurston Arthritis Research Center

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Leigh F. Callahan, PhD presenting one of her posters

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Stephen Serafin presenting one of the posters from the work in Dr. Teresa Tarrant's lab.

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Antoine A. Baldassari presenting work from Dr. Leigh Callahan's research group.

 

List of Presentations and Posters

Sunday, November 1

Session Title: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Novel Treatments
Meet the Professor - Mary Anne Dooley, MD

Session Title: Osteoarthritis Clinical Aspects
Association Between Pain Threshold, Symptoms and Radiographic Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Adam P. Goode, PT DPT (presenter), Joanne M. Jordan, MD MPH (co-author)

Session Title: Clinical Practice/Patient Care
Developing a Health Literacy Universal Precautions Toolkit for Rheumatology
Leigh Callahan, PhD

Session Title: Foot and Gait Disorders
Foot disorders Associated with Over-Pronated and Over-Supinated Foot Types: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Yvonne Golightly, PhD

 

Monday, November 12

Session Title: Orthopedics, Low Back Pain, and Rehabilitation
The Relationship Between Lumbar Spine Individual Radiographic Features and Low Back Symptoms with and without Associated Leg Symptoms: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Adam P. Goode, PT DPT (presenter), Joanne M. Jordan, MD MPH (co-author)

Session Title: Osteoarthritis - Clinical Aspects
Characterization of Lumbar Spine Individual Radiographic Features in African American and White Women and Men: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Adam P. Good, PT DPT (presenter), Joanne M. Jordan, MD MPH (co-author)

Session Title: Osteoarthritis - Clinical Aspects
Whole Blood Lead Is Associated with Symptoms, but Not Radiographic Osteoarthritis, in Multiple Joint Sites: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Amanda E. Nelson, MD

Session Title: Cytokines, Mediators, and Gene Regulation II
G Protein Signaling Modulator 3 is a Key Regulator of Monocyte-Driven Inflammatory Arthritis
Matthew Billard, PhD

 

Tuesday, November 13

Session Title: Physical/Occupational therapy and Exercise in Patients with Rheumatologic DiseaseArthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi Program ofr People with Arthritis: One Year Follow-up
My-Linh Luong (presenter), Leigh F. Callahan, PhD (co-author)

Session Title: Osteoarthritis - Clinical Aspects II: Structural Risks for Osteoarthritis End-points and Potential Treatments
Incident Symptomatic Hip Osteoarthritis Is Associated with Differences in Hip Shape by Active Shape Modeling: The Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project
Amanda E. Nelson, MD

Session Title: ACR/REF Edmond L. Dubois MD Memorial Lectureship: Hydroxychloroquine Reduces Thrombosis in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Particularly in Antiphospholipd Positive Patients
Lymphoma Risk in Systemic Lupus: Effects of Dieases Activity Versus Treatment
Mary Anne Dooley, MD (co-author)

Session Title: Cytokines, Mediators, and Gene Regulation
Chemokine-Like Receptor 1 (CMKLR1), a G Protein Coupled Receptor Expressed On Proinflammatory Monocytes in Arthritis, Is Negatively Regulated by GRK3
Teresa Tarrant, MD

 

Wednesday, November 14

Session Title: Clinical and Rehabilitative Aspects of Osteoarthritis
Associations of Current and Early-Life Socioeconomic Positions with risk of Self-Reported Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis in a Family-Medicine Cohort of North Carolinians
Antoine A. Baldassari (presenter), Leigh F. Callahan, PhD (co-author)

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