Advancing the field of rheumatology

 

The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology strives to provide physicians and other health care professionals' exemplary educational endeavors that teach evidence-based practices and identify new and emerging healthcare needs and opportunities from research through delivery of care so that, through education, we can significantly improve health.

As a result of these educational activities, we foster the continuing professional development of health care professionals. Our offerings are intended to enhance physician and other health care professionals training in a manner that will positively affect professional knowledge with the goal of improving patient care.

Rheumatology Patient Care

MSKUS Musculoskeletal Ultrasound course


Annual conference:  Clinical Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Hareth Madhoun, DO, will lead a two-day, intensive workshop featuring nationally and internationally known experts in the field of musculoskeletal ultrasound.

The workshop features:
  • Presentations on ultrasound scanning techniques, normal extremity anatomy and common pathology in inflammatory arthritis
  • More than 12 hours of hands-on training in small groups, including learning ultrasound-guided injections on cadavers
  • The current approach for incorporating the role and use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in the care of patients with inflammatory arthritis and other musculoskeletal ailments
  • Training to recognize on ultrasound the common pathologies of the musculoskeletal system 

Check back for the next conference date or for more information contact Karen Hart at Karen.Hart@osumc.edu.
Educational Seminars

Educational Seminars

Visiting Professors

Alexei A. Grom, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Research Director, Division of Rheumatology, University of Cincinnati
"Macrophage Activation Syndrome in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis," November 2016

Jason S. Knight, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health Center
"Antiphospholipid Syndrome: More Inflammatory (and interesting) than you think," October 2016

Nora G. Singer, MD
Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; Director, Division of Rheumatology, Metrohealth Medical Center, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Medicine, Medical Director, Clinical Trials Unit
"Mesenchymal Stem cells as Therapy in Rheumatic Disease-Where are we and where are we going?" August 2016

Stephen D. Miller, PhD
Judy Gugenheim Research Professor, Director-Interdepartmental Immunobiology Center, Department of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Feinburg School of Medicine
"From Bench to Bedside: Translation of a Novel Nanoparticle Approach for Tolerogenic Therapy of Immune-Mediated Diseases," July 2016

Joseph E. Craft, MD
Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), Professor of Immunobiology, Section Chief, Rheumatology, Program Director, Investigative Medicine Program, Yale University
"Follicular B Helper T cells: Development, Differentiation, Disease," June 2016

Betty Diamond, MD
Investigator and Head, Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Diseases, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Reasearch, Professor of Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
"C1q as an Immune Modulator," May 2016

V. Michael Holers, MD
Scoville Professor of Medicine, Head, Division of Rheumatology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
"Insights from Studies of At-Risk Populations into the Initiation and Pathogenesis of Preclinical Rheumatoid Arthritis," April 2016

Song Guo Zheng, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Director of Rheumatology Research, Penn State University Hershey College of Medicine
"CD4+Foxp3+Treg Cells and Autoimmune Diseases," April 2016

Megan Clowse, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Duke University
"How YOU can Succeed in Managing Lupus Pregnancy," February 2016

David A. Fox, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine, Division Chief, Rheumatology, University of Michigan
"Interactions Between T cells and Stromal Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis Synovium: Implications for Novel Therapeutic Targets," March 2016

Hermine I. Brunner, MD, MSc, MBA
Director, Division of Rheumatology, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
"Neuropsychiatric SLE in Children," December 2015

Bruce Cronstein, MD
Dr. Paul R. Esserman Professor of Medicine, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Professor, Department of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine
"Taking a Bite Out of Inflammatory Bone Injury," September 2015

Dana Ascherman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Miami
"Role of Jo-1 in the Immunopathogenesis of Myositis and the Anti-Synthetase Syndrome," May 2015

Trine Jorgensen, PhD
Staff Assistant, Department of Immunology, Learner research Institute, The Cleveland Clinic
"Pro- and anti-inflammatory cells in Lupus," March 2015

Richard Loeser, MD
Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, University of North Carolina
“Aging and Osteoarthritis: What’s the Mechanistic Link?” September 2014

George Tsokos, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Harvard University
“A Serine/Threonine Phosphatase, PP2, Controls Autoimmunity,” April 2014

Gary Gilkeson, MD
Professor, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina

Cornelia Weyand, MD
Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Stanford University
“Vasculitis of the Aorta and its Branches,” March 2014
“Mesenchymal stromal cells as therapy in lupus: miracle versus hype versus reality,” March 2014

David Pisetsky, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Rheumatology and Immunology, Duke University
“The Role of Microparticles in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatic Disease,” December 2013

James O'Dell, MD
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, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Applied Immunology, Saitama Medical School, Japan, "Epigenetic abnormalities in RA," October 2013

John Sundy, MD, PhD
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, PhD
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, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Wisconsin
“Citrullination in Arthritis,” May 2012

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

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

Rheumatology Sponsored CME Conferences

Clinical Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology – an instructional and hands-on workshop, August 2-3, 2014

Guest faculty:

  • Rany Al Haj, MD – Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
  • Richard H. Haddad, MD – 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, MD – Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Minna Kohler, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Dan Malone, MD – Excel Orthopaedics, Beaver Dam, WI; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL
Clinical Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology – an instructional and hands-on workshop, July 27-28, 2013

Guest faculty:
  • Rany Al Haj, MD – Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
  • Richard H. Haddad, MD – 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, MD – Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Minna Kohler, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL
Clinical Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology – an instructional and hands-on workshop, July 28-29, 2012

Guest faculty:
  • Rany Al Haj, MD – Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
  • Richard H. Haddad, MD – 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, MD – Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Minna Kohler, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL
Clinical Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology – an instructional and hands-on workshop, July 30-31, 2011

Guest faculty:
  • Rany Al Haj, MD – Shore Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, Ocean, NJ
  • Richard H. Haddad, MD – 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, MD – Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Alvin Wells, MD, PhD, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Oak Creek, WI, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, IL

Faculty Community Outreach Talks

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

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

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

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

OSU Faculty Visiting Professorship Talks

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

Wael Jarjour, MD
Fourth Military Hospital University
Xian, China November 10-14, 2013

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