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Leigh Callahan, PhD

Newly released Action Briefs now make it easier for employers, insurers, healthcare systems, policy makers, and leaders in other organizations to take specific, practical actions to support their constituents with osteoarthritis.

The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance (OAAA), partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Arthritis Foundation, issued A National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis in 2020.  The Agenda was developed by leading experts, and features 9 strategies to improve health and quality of life among millions of Americans with osteoarthritis (OA).

Leigh Callahan, PhD, the Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine, is the OAAA Director.

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