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Assistant Professor of Medicine

Areas of Interest

Osteoarthritis outcomes and mortality, social determinants of osteoarthritis outcomes, physical activity in management of osteoarthritis

About

Dr. Cleveland’s research focuses on osteoarthritis epidemiology including physical activity in those with osteoarthritis as well as mortality outcomes associated with osteoarthritis and related comorbidities. Interests also include testing and development of mobile applications for adherence to physical activity in those with osteoarthritis for symptom management, association of types and duration of physical activity with osteoarthritis outcomes, and the association of osteoarthritis-related disabilities and comorbid conditions with mortality.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Arkansas Tech University
  • MPH Tulane University
  • PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship International Agency for the Research on Cancer
  • Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number

    866-827-2862 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    3300 Thurston Building

    Campus Box 7280

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7280