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Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis

Living Healthy With Arthritis

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (MST)

Tucson, AZ

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The University of Arizona Arthritis Center Living Healthy with Arthritis program presents:
"Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis"                                                                                           
(Please register, but it is not necessary to bring a printed "ticket" to lecture)

When: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Where:  DuVal Auditorium
The University of Arizona Medical Center, Room 2600
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
Tucson, Arizona

Who: C. Kent Kwoh, MD, Professor of Medicine and Medical Imaging; The Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Chair of Rheumatology; Chief, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology;                                                                    Director, the University of Arizona Arthritis Center. 
About the Lecture:                                                                                                                                                     Join the Director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, Dr. C. Kent Kwoh, as he discusses the risk factors for the development and progression of knee osteoarthritis with a focus on risk factors that you can impact. Understand the differences among primary prevention, secondary prevention and tertiary prevention. Learn about the importance of weight reduction and avoidance of joint injury to prevent arthritis.
About Dr. Kwoh:
C. Kent Kwoh, MD, is the recently appointed Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Director of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center. He is a Professor of Medicine and Medical Imaging and The Charles A.L. Suzanne M. Stephens Chair of Rheumatology. His research interests include outcome assesment and the examination of risk factors for the development and progression of a broad spectrum of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, with a particular focus on knee osteoarthritis. He has authored over 150 research articles and directs one of the NIH-funded Clincal Centers for the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). 

 

Parking Information:
Parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage.  The fee is $1.50 per hour, cash only.  


 

Have questions about Preventative Measures for Osteoarthritis? Contact Living Healthy With Arthritis

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The University of Arizona Medical Center
1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (MST)


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Living Healthy With Arthritis

 The Living Healthy With Arthritis program is a community based intervention program that uses education to promote optimal health. The University of Arizona Arthritis Center faculty and staff, as well as experts from the community present topics monthly.

 

Supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.

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