University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends Luncheon, Oct. 30

Oct 10, 2014
Open to the public, the event’s new format features a round table discussion, ‘Causes, Problems, Prevention and Everything You Would Like to Ask About Arthritis,’ by UA Arthritis Center speakers with audience participation, as well as a silent auction.

Everyone is invited to “Causes, Problems, Prevention and Everything You Would Like to Ask About Arthritis,” the annual fall luncheon of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center (UAAC) Friends, on Thursday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr., Tucson.

This year’s event features a new format with a silent auction and a round table discussion with audience participation. The round table speakers are faculty from the UA Arthritis Center who will be introduced by C. Kent Kwoh, MD, director of the UA Arthritis Center and The Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Chair of Rheumatology; chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology in the Department of Medicine and Professor of Medicine and Medical Imaging in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.

Tickets are $35 for members of the UAAC Friends and their guests; $45 for non-members. Reservations and advance payment are requested by Friday, Oct. 24. To reserve tickets, please call the UAAC Friends, 520-626-7901.

The UA Arthritis Center is a clinical and basic research leader with a focus on identifying the causes of arthritis and developing improved diagnosis, measurement and treatment of the many forms of the disease that affect millions.

The UAAC Friends support the Center’s mission to help create a world free of arthritis and autoimmune diseases. Friends members are invited to participate in ongoing programs and special events designed to increase awareness and promote optimal health for arthritis sufferers.

The UA Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, strives to improve the lives of millions afflicted with one of the many forms of arthritis. The center conducts both clinical and basic research and educates health-care providers and scientists in the development of more effective therapies. The goal of the research is to change the way patients are treated globally. The knowledge gained from this research will develop and test more effective therapies with the hope of reversing the disease process. For more information, please visit the website

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