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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.


University of Arizona Arthritis Center’s 2014 Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference Features Keynote Speaker Dr. Richard Carmona, Jan. 25
Dec 18, 2013

Dr. Carmona will address the obesity epidemic and its health, economic and security threat worldwide in his presentation, “Obesity: From Arthritis to Zoonoses, the Most Potent Accelerator of Chronic Disease.” A lunch roundtable, “Living Successfully With Arthritis,” will feature 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.


‘Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis,’ Nov. 6
Oct 18, 2013

Free lecture, open to the public, by Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, the new director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.


‘Get to Know the University of Arizona Arthritis Center’ Luncheon, Nov. 6
Sep 19, 2013

Keynote speaker Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, discusses the state of the Center


‘The Healthy Weight Philosophy,’ Oct. 2
Sep 19, 2013

Free lecture, open to the public, by Canyon Ranch Health Resort Research Director for Exercise Science Dr. Michael Hewitt, presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center.


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