Opening Lecture #ACR17

The ACR/AHRP Annual Meeting kicked off last night with an opening lecture that had me in tears a few times. Opening Remarks Dr. Sharad Lakhanpal, current head of the ACR, started the opening lecture off by sharing more about what’s gone on in the last year for the ACR. One of the things that many …

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

July is one of my favorite months, and it’s not just because T’s birthday is the 15th. It’s because it’s JA Awareness Month! According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are six main types of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Oligoarthritis (4 or fewer joints affected), Polyarthritis (5 or more joint affected), Systemic, Enthesitis-Related, Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis or Undifferentiated. …

New York debrief

New York debrief

New York was SO COOL you guys. I went for the ePharma Summit 2016 which was interesting. From what I’ve seen, we still need a lot of work on both sides to truly get patients and pharma talking. One of my favorite things, though, was that my sister-in-law B moved to the area last fall. …