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Recent Visiting Professors

David Pisetsky, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Duke University, “The Role of Microparticles in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatic Disease”, December, 2013.

James O'Dell, M.D., Professor and Chair, Division of Rheumatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, “RA: Not everyone needs a biological. Lessons from TEAR and RACAT”, November, 2013.

Toshihide Mimura, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Applied Immunology, Saitama Medical School, Japan, "Epigenetic abnormalities in RA", October, 2013.

John Sundy, M.D., Ph.D.,  Associate Professor and Director of Duke Clinical Research Unit and Duke Proof-of-Concept Research Network, Duke University, “The Role of Academic Phase 1 Clinical Trial Units in the Changing World of Translational Clinical Research” May, 2013.

Gregory Lesinski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, The Ohio State University, "From nature to bench to bedside: Modulating inflammation and cancer with dietary agents and small molecules", August 2012.

Miriam Shelef, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Wisconsin, “Citrullination in Arthritis”, May 2012.

Ann Reed, M.D., Chair, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, “A Phenotypic Conundrum: My Experience studying Inflammatory Myositis”, May, 2012.

Bevra Hahn, M.D., Chief of Rheumatology and Arthritis, University of California Los Angeles, "Update on pathogenesis and therapy of SLE", February 2012.

Kathleen McKinnon-Maksimowicz, D.O., Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, "No free lunch: infections as a necessary consequence of immunosuppression in rheumatologic diseases?" November, 2011.

Robert Roubey, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, "Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Misnomers, Mechanisms, and Management." November, 2011.

Rainer Straub, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Lab of Experimental Rheumatology and Neuroendocrine Immunology, University Hospital, Regensburg, Germany, "Systemic responses of the body in localized tissue inflammation - Why does it happen and what are the consequences?" June, 2011.

Joanne Jordan, M.D., MPH, Professor of Medicine, Director of Thurston Arthritis Research Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, “What do metals have to do with osteoarthritis?” April, 2011.

Umesh S. Deshmukh, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Division, University of Virginia, "Microbial Stimulus Package and Autoimmunity." March, 2011.

Richard Silver, M.D. Medical University of South Carolina Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, "Scleroderma Lung Diseases-New Approaches to Treatment." September, 2010.

Michael G. Brown, Ph.D. University of Virginia Bernie Carter Center for Immunology Research, "The Effect of MHC Polymorphism on virus immunity through NK Cells." April, 2010.

Robert A. Colbert, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric Translational Research Brand DHHS/NIH/NIAMS, "Spondyloarthritis: HLA-B27 and Beyond." February, 2010.

Bevra Hahn, M.D. UCLA Rheumatology, "Regulatory T-Cells in SLE."

Rolando Cimaz, M.D. A. Meyer Children's Hospital Pediatric Rheumatology, Firenze, Italy, "Vasculitis in Children."

William P. Arend, M.D. Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Kenneth Clay, M.D. Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan

Charles D. Howell, M.D. Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland Health Sciences Center

Andrea Homan, Ph.D. Professor, Dept of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana University

Liana Fraenkel, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Rheumatology at Yale University Medical Center

Rheumatology Sponsored CME Conferences

"Clincal Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology"
an Instructional and Hands-On Workshop, July 27-28, 2013

Guest faculty:
Rany Al Haj, M.D.-Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
Richard H. Haddad, M.D.-Private Practice, Red Bank, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Gurjit Kaeley, MBBS, MRCP-University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
Eugene Kissin, M.D.-Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Minna Kohler, M.D.- Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Alvin Wells, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

"Clincal Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology"
an Instructional and Hands-On Workshop, July 28-29, 2012

Guest faculty:
Rany Al Haj, M.D.-Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
Richard H. Haddad, M.D.-Private Practice, Red Bank, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Gurjit Kaeley, MBBS, MRCP-University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
Eugene Kissin, M.D.-Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Minna Kohler, M.D.- Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Alvin Wells, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

"Clincal Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology"
an Instructional and Hands-On Workshop, July 30-31, 2011

Guest faculty :
Rany Al Haj, M.D.-Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
Richard H. Haddad, M.D.-Private Practice, Red Bank, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Gurjit Kaeley, MBBS, MRCP-University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
Eugene Kissin, M.D.-Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Alvin Wells, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

"Clincal Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology"
an Instructional and Hands-On Workshop, July 10-11, 2010

Guest faculty:
Rany Al Haj, M.D.-Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
Edward Allegra, M.D. Allegra Arthritis Associates, PC, Red Bank, NJ
Richard H. Haddad, M.D.-Private Practice, Red Bank, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Eugene Kissin, M.D.-Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Alvin Wells, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

"Clincal Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology"
an Instructional and Hands-On Workshop, October 24-25, 2009

Guest faculty :
Rany Al Haj, M.D.-Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
Edward Allegra, M.D. Allegra Arthritis Associates, PC, Red Bank, NJ
Richard H. Haddad, M.D.-Private Practice, Red Bank, NJ, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ
Eugene Kissin, M.D.-Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Alvin Wells, M.D., PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

Faculty Community Outreach Talks

Linda Gray, M.D., "Understanding Arthritis," Ohio State University Extension-Hardin County Homemakers Council, Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton, OH, October 15, 2009.

Wael Jarjour, M.D., "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: What an Autoimmune Disease should be." Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, OH, 2010.

Wael Jarjour, M.D., "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: What an Autoimmune Disease should be." Genesis Healthcare System, Zanesville, OH, 2010.

Wael Jarjour, M.D., "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: What an Autoimmune Disease should be." Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, OH. 2010

OSU Faculty Visiting Professorship Talks

Wael Jarjour, M.D., Queen's Medicine Grand Rounds, "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Clinical Manifestations, Pathogenesis and Recent Development of Novel Therapeutics." University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI. 2010

Wael Jarjour, M.D., Kuakini Medical Center Conference, "Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Use of Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs." University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI. 2010

Wael Jarjour, M.D., Fourth Military Hospital University, Xian, China November 10-14, 2013