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HSS at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

Selected Presentations and Posters from HSS faculty
2018 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals Annual Meeting, October 19 - 24, 2018

Daltroy Memorial Lecture: What Matters in Patient Provider Relationships? Values, Attitudes and Beliefs   
Adena Batterman, LCSW and Jillian Rose, LSCW, MPH; Moderator: Joan Westreich, LCSW-R
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Association of Dietary Quality Scores and Incident SLE in the Nurses’ Health Studies
Medha Barbhaiya, MD, MPH; Bing Lu, DrPH, MS; Sara K. Tedeschi, MD, MPH; Cianna Leatherwood, MD, MPH; Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSC; Walter C. Willett, MD, MPH, DrPH; Elizabeth W. Karlson, MD; Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH
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Childhood Physical and Sexual Abuse and Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Among African American Women
Medha Barbhaiya, MD, MPH; Yvette Cozier, DSc, MPH; Nelsy Webb-Castro, MA; Cianna Leatherwood, MD, MPH; Sara K. Tedeschi, MD, MPH; Lynn Rosenberg, ScD; Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH
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Critical Appraisal Self-Efficacy and Learning Behavior in Rheumatology Trainees
Juliet Aizer, MD, MPH; Michael D. Tiongson, Julie Schell, EdD, MS; Jessica R. Berman, MD; Stephen A. Paget, MD; Lisa A. Mandl, MD, MPH
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De-escalation of Therapy in RA
Vivian P. Bykerk, MD
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The Effect and Psychosocial Impact of a Longstanding Telephone Peer Counseling Service on Volunteers with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Priscilla Toral, LCSW; Melissa Flores, LMSW, MPH; Roberta Horton, LCSW, ACSW; Jillian Rose, LCSW, MPH
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First and Recurrent Thrombosis Risk after 1897 Patient-Years of Follow-up: Prospective Results from Antiphospholipid Syndrome Alliance for Clinical Trials and International Networking (APS ACTION) Clinical Database and Repository ("Registry")
Ecem Sevim, MD; Ozan Unlu, MD; Danieli Andrade, MD, PhD; Alessandra Banzato, MD; Maria Tektonidou, MD; Amaia Ugarte, MD; Maria Gerosa, MD; Hannah Cohen, MBChB, MD, FRCP; W. David Branch, MD; Guilherme de Jesus, MD; Angela Tincani, MD; Paul R. Fortin, MD, MPH; Michelle Petri, MD, MPH; Ignasi Rodriguez Pinto, MD, MS; Jason S. Knight, MD, PhD; Tatsuya Atsumi, MD; Rohan Willis, MD; Robert Roubey, MD; and Doruk Erkan, MD, MPH On Behalf of APS ACTION
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Histologic and Transcriptional Evidence of Subclinical Synovial Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Clinical Remission
Dana Orange, MD; Phaedra Agius, PhD; Edward F. Dicarlo, MD; Serene Z. Mirza, BSc; Cristina Rozo, PhD; Tania Pannellini, MD, PhD; Mark P. Figgie, MD; William H. Robinson, MD, PhD; Jackie Szymonifka, MS; Vivian P. Bykerk, MD; Laura T. Donlin, PhD; Susan M. Goodman, MD
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Pregnancy in Lupus: 17-Year U.S. Nationwide Trend in Obstetric and Maternal Outcomes
Yiming Luo, MD; Bella Mehta, MBBS, MD
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A Protective Langerhans Cell-Keratinocyte Axis That Is Dysfunctional in Photosensitivity
William D. Shipman, PhD; Susan Chyou, BA; Anusha Ramanathan, MD; Peter M. Izmirly, MD; Sneh Sharma, MS; Tania Pannellini, MD; Dragos Dasoveneau, MS; Xiaoping Qing, PhD; Cynthia M. Magro, MD; Richard D. Granstein, MD; Michelle A. Lowes, MD; Eric G. Pamer, MD; Daniel H. Kaplan, MD, PhD; Jane E. Salmon, MD; Baback J. Mehrara, MD; James W. Young, MD; Robert M. Clancy, PhD; Carl P. Blobel, MD, PhD; Theresa T. Lu, MD, PhD
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Reproductive Health in Rheumatology Patients: a New ACR Clinical Guideline
Eliza Chakravarty, MD, MS; Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD; Bonnie Bermas, MD; Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH; Megan Clowse, MD, MPH; Moderator: Michael D. Lockshin, MD
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SLE Flares During and After Pregnancy Are Mild and Occur at Similar Rates
Julia Davis-Porada, BA; Sam Stern, MS; Marta M. Guerra, MS; Carl Laskin, MD; Michelle Petri, MD, MPH; Michael D. Lockshin, MD; Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD; D. Ware Branch. MD; Allen D. Sawitzke, MD; Joan T. Merrill, MD; Jill P. Buyon, MD; Mimi Kim, ScD; Jane E. Salmon, MD
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POSTER | Safety and Efficacy of Lenabasum in an Open-Label Extension of a Phase 2 Study in Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis Subjects
Robert F. Spiera, MD; Laura Hummers, MD; Lorinda Chung, MD, MS; Tracy M. Frech, MD, MS; Robyn T. Domsic, MD, MPH; Vivien M. Hsu, MD; Daniel Furst MD, Jessica K. Gordon, MD; Maureen D. Mayes, MD, MS; Robert W. Simms, MD, E. Lee; Nancy Dgetluck; Scott Constantine; Barbara White, MD
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POSTER | Staphylococcus Aureus Carriage Rates Are High in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients on Biologics
Susan M. Goodman, MD; Bo Shopsin, MD; Allina A. Nocon, PhD, MPH; Andy O. Miller, MD; Michael W. Henry, MD; Sarah E. Grond, BA; Elianna Kaplowitz, BA; Thomas P. Sculco, MD; Linda A. Russell, MD; Laura T. Donlin, PhD; Anne R. Bass, MD; Mark P. Figgie, MD; Peter K. Sculco, MD
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Recent Publications


Disparities in Total Hip Arthroplasty Outcomes: Census Tract Data Show Interactions Between Race and Community Deprivation
Susan M. Goodman, MD; Bella Mehta, MBBS, MD; Meng Zhang, PhD; Jaqueline Szymonifka, MA; Joseph T. Nguyen, MPH; Lily Lee; Mark P. Figgie, MD; Michael L. Parks, MD; Shirin A. Dey; Daisy Crego; Linda A. Russell, MD; Lisa A. Mandl, MD, MPH; Anne R. Bass, MD
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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Lower Spine Volumetric Bone Density in Patients with a History of Epidural Steroid Injections
Yi Liu, MD, PhD;  John A. Carrino, MD, MPH;  Alexander S. Dash; Tariq Chukir, MD; Huong Do, MA;  Richard S. Bockman, MD. PhD; Alexander P. Hughes, MD; Joel M. Press, MD; Emily M. Stein, MD, MS
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
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Walk With Us to Cure Lupus


Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:00 am Check-in | 9:00 am Walk Start
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46 St and 12th Ave
HSS is once again a sponsor of the annual Lupus Research Alliance Walk With Us to Cure Lupus on the morning of October 13, 2018. Many in the HSS community will be there and we invite you to participate. Even if you are unable to walk on that day, you can still sign up as a “virtual” walker in support of this important cause.
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HSS and Medscape Editorial Collaboration

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Calcific Tendonitis: An Unusual Presentation of Neck Pain
Featuring Bella Mehta, MD; Darius P. Melisaratos, MD, and Michael D. Lockshin, MD

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Latest News & Press

VIDEO: Patients on Biologics for Rheumatoid Arthritis Had Higher Carriage Rates of Staphylococcus Aureus
Featuring Andy O. Miller, MD
Orthopedics Today
Pilot Study to Evaluate Cosentyx in Bone Health of AS Patients 
Featuring Susan M. Goodman, MD
Ankylosing Spondylitis News
All in the Rheumatology Family 
Featuring Robert F. Spiera, MD
The Rheumatologist

How to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis Complications 
Featuring Lindsay S. Lally, MD

JIA: Can Biologics Be Stopped? 
Featuring Karen Brandt Onel, MD
MedPage Today
Bridging the Treatment Gap Between Pediatric, Adult Rheumatology Care 
Featuring Karen Brandt Onel, MD
Healio Rheumatology
The Menopause-Arthritis Connection 
Featuring Dalit Ashany, MD
The Arthritis Foundation
Interferon Blocker Disappoints in SLE 
Featuring Mary K. Crow, MD
MedPage Today

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Annual Chickie Goldstein Memorial Lecture
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Tuesday, October 9 | 6:00 pm
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