Meet University of Arizona Arthritis Center researchers – Jewish Post

Conquering Arthritis Meet the University of Arizona Arthritis Center Researchers will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6-7:15 p.m., at the Health Sciences Innovation Building on the UA Health Science campus, 1670 E. Drachman St., Tucson.

This event features a look into the future of care, prevention, and ultimately a cure, for this debilitating disease. A panel discussion with UArizona Arthritis Center Director C. Kent Kwoh, MD, pain management specialist Mohab Ibrahim, PhD, MD, and mind-body medicine pioneer Esther Sternberg, MD, will follow the researcher open house and poster displays.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate nearly 55 million Americans have some form of arthritis, including almost half of those over age 65. Arthritis affects more women than men and can affect children as young as 6 months old. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

The UArizona Arthritis Center is Arizonas only multi-disciplinary center of excellence dedicated to research and education into the causes, treatments and eventually a cure for arthritis. The center conducts basic, translational and epidemiological research to understand why patients get arthritis, the risk factors for who gets arthritis and analyzes the outcomes to understand how arthritis impacts the patients quality of life.

Featured UArizona Arthritis Center researchers who will present at the event include:

Research topics will include:

Seating for the lecture is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, visit the UArizona Arthritis Center website,, or call 520-626-5040 or email [emailprotected]

Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the Lot Specific 2012 parking lot next to the Health Sciences Innovation Building and the Lot Specific 2147 parking lot across the street on Cherry Avenue between Helen and Mabel Streets, as well as in all Lot Specific parking lots on the UArizona Health Sciences campus and the Health Sciences Garage (formerly the Banner University Medical Center Tucson Visitor/Patient Parking Garage) at 1501 N. Campbell Ave. For disabled parking, or drop off location next to the Health Sciences Innovation Building, please email [emailprotected], or call 520-626-5040.

If you have questions concerning access, wish to request a Sign Language interpreter or disability-related accommodations, contact Tracy Shake, 520-626-5040, email: [emailprotected]

The lecture is part of the Living Healthy with Arthritis series of free monthly talks presented by the UArizona Arthritis Center at the UArizona College of Medicine Tucson and supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.

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