UA Arthritis Center Presents ‘Optimal Aging, Rewinding the Clock,’ Oct. 1
Sep 18, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by Michael Hewitt, PhD, Canyon Ranch Health Resort research director for exercise science.

UA Arthritis Center Presents ‘Outcomes and Evidence on Joint Replacement Surgery,’ Sept. 3
Aug 22, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by UA orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Michael Dohm, who will discuss current surgical and non-surgical treatments for joint disease, the history of joint replacement surgery and outcomes, and the importance of rehabilitation and nutrition.

Rheumatology Clinic Move Opens Door to Broader Care at South Campus
Aug 20, 2014

UAMC – South Campus has seen expanded treatment options for rheumatology, geriatric and orthopaedic patients thanks to the recent move of the Rheumatology Physician Offices & Infusion Services

‘Oh My Aching Joints: Exploring the Latest Treatments for Joint Pain,’ May 7
Apr 25, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Jeffrey R. Lisse, in conjunction with Arthritis Awareness Month

2014 Desert Diamond/University of Arizona Arthritis Center Bear Down Luncheon Teams Up With UA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, April 17
Mar 31, 2014

Greg Byrne and Rich Rodriguez will be guest speakers at event that benefits research to identify the causes and improve the diagnosis and treatment of the more than 100 forms of arthritis.

‘Battles of the Bad Back,’ April 2
Mar 17, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by physical therapist Randy Raugh, PT, DPT, author of “Prime for Life: Functional Fitness for Ageless Living.”

Study Led by UA’s Dr. C. Kent Kwoh Finds Glucosamine Fails to Prevent Deterioration of Knee Cartilage, Decrease Pain
Mar 13, 2014

The findings, published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate that glucosamine does not decrease pain or improve knee bone marrow lesions—thought to be a source of pain in those with osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, affecting 27 million Americans over age 25.

‘Exercise and the Osteoporosis-Sarcopenia Duo: Promoting a Lifetime of Bone and Muscle Health,’ March 5
Mar 10, 2014

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. Timothy G. Lohman, professor emeritus, UA Departments of Physiology and Nutritional Sciences; retired director, UA Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition; and principal investigator, BEST (Bone, Estrogen and Strength Training) Study.

Amye Leong to Speak About ‘Getting a Grip on Arthritis,’ Feb. 13
Feb 20, 2014

The president and CEO of Healthy Motivation and director of strategic relations for The Bone and Joint Decade, The Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, is keynote speaker at the Annual Eva M. Holtby Arthritis Conversations and Lunch, sponsored by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Friends and open to the public.

Still Time to Register for the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 2014 Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference, Jan. 25
Jan 23, 2014

The day of inspiration, empowerment and fun features keynote speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, who will discuss “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease,” and a lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” with University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Assistant Research Director Perry Skeath, UA Arthritis Center Director Dr. C. Kent Kwoh and retired UA Clinical Lecturer (rheumatology and geriatric) Gail Kershner Riggs.