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This new speaker series highlights methodological work being conducted by researchers across the NIAMS-funded P30 Core Centers for Clinical Research (CCCR), with application to rheumatic & musculoskeletal conditions.

Participating CCCRs*  include:

List of logos for participating CCCRs

We invite you to register and join us in real-time for our live presentations, or listen to the recorded versions at a later date.


To Be Announced.


January 31st, 2024Sharon M. Moe, MD (Indiana University)

“The Indiana CCCR – An Untapped Resource for Musculoskeletal Researchers”

Sharon M. Moe, MD

Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Co-Director, Indiana Clinical Translational Sciences Institute

Stuart A. Kleit Professor of Medicine, Indiana Univ., School of Medicine

Link to Recorded Presentation

January 10th, 2024Daniel Hal Solomon, MD, MPH practices Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics and Rheumatology in Boston

Daniel H. Solomon, MD, MPH

Chief, Section of Clinical Sciences, Div. of Rheumatology

Matthew H. Liang Distinguished Chair in Arthritis and Population Health Professor, Harvard Medical School

Director, Administrative Core Team, VERITY

Link to Recorded Presentation

September 27th, 2023

“Individualized Treatment Rule Characterization ViaDr. Nikki Freeman (speaker for 9/27/23 Collaborative CCCR Speaker Series). Surrogate for the Value Function”

Dr. Nikki Freeman

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vascular Division, Department of Surgery

UNC School of Medicine

Link to Recorded Presentation

January 9, 2023

“Artificial Intelligence in Orthopedic Surgery – The Future is Now”

Dr. Cody Wyles

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Mayo Clinic


“The Mayo Clinic Total Hip Arthroplasty Radiography Registry: A Case Study of How AI Can Turn Challenges into Opportunities”

Dr. Pouria Rouzrokh

Data Scientist & Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Mayo Clinic

Link to Recorded Presentation

March 11, 2022

“COVID Impacts on Persons with Rheumatic Diseases”

Dr. Jean Liew

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine

Link to Recorded Presentation

December 8, 2021

“Evidence-Based Analysis of Longitudinal Data”

Dr. Patrick Heagerty

Professor of Biostatistics

University of Washington

Link to Recorded Presentation

Bethany Wolf, presenter.April 23, 2021 

“Rigor, Reproducibility, and the NIH”

Dr. Bethany Wolf

Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina

Link to Recorded Presentation

April 6, 2021 

“Assessing Musculoskeletal Health – The Indiana University FIT Core”

Sharon Moe, MD
Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine


Stuart J. Warden, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Indiana University School of Health & Human Science

Link to Recorded Presentation

Dr. Michael Kosorok, presenter

March 5, 2021 

“Recent Developments and Future Possibilities in Precision Health”

Dr. Michael Kosorok, Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics, University of N.C. at Chapel Hill

Link to Recorded Presentation

Dr. Robert Coghill, presenterNovember 20, 2020

“The Distributed Nociceptive System: A Framework For Understanding Pain”

Dr. Robert Coghill, Professor of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Link to Presentation: N/A

Dr. Jamie Collins, presenterAugust 14, 2020 

“Statistical Methods to Machine Learning: Methods for Learning from Data”

Dr. Jamie Collins, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Links to Dr. Collin’s Recorded Presentation, as well as PPT Presentation

*Detailed Listing of Participating CCCRs.

  • PORTICO (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center)
  • The CLEAR Center (University of Washington)
  • Northwestern Medicine Center for Clinical Research (Northwestern University)
  • Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (Indiana University)
  • VERITY (Harvard University)
  • The MUSC Improving Minority Health in Rheumatic Diseases CCCR (Medical University of South Carolina)
  • Boston Musculoskeletal Clinical Research Collaboratory (Boston University)
  • Core Center for Clinical research in Total Joint Arthroplasty (Mayo Clinic)
  • UNC Core Center for Clinical Research (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)