Congratulations to our Section Chief, Dr. Tuhina Neogi for receiving an endowed chair and being named the Alan S. Cohen Professor of Rheumatology. The installation took place via a very well-attended Zoom on Wednesday, February 17.
We look forward to celebrating in person in the near future - congratulations, Dr. Neogi!
Medical Grand Rounds
“My Joint Hurts – What Should I Do?” Addressing Common Questions About Managing OA
Friday, January 29, 2021
12:00 – 1:00
Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology
Chief of Rheumatology
Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Public Health
Meeting ID: 986 4609 6079
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Contact: Nicole Nguyen
Boston Magazine’s annual Top Docs issue has hit the newsstands, and 96 BUSM faculty are listed as “tops” in their respective fields. Two are Rheumatology Faculty.
Please congratulate these outstanding members of our community on this well-deserved recognition.
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There is a well-recognized structure-symptoms discordance in osteoarthritis, reflecting the multifactorial nature of pain in osteoarthritis. In this talk presented on December 9, Dr. Neogi reviewed evidence regarding altered neurobiological mechanisms contributing to the pain experience, with implications for new treatment opportunities.
In the Clinical - Scleroderma section of our website you will find a newly posted video of Dr. Michael York in a Scleroderma Foundation National Patient Education Conference presentation on the diagnosis and treatment of scleroderma.
Congratulations to Drs. Michael York, Christina Lam and Hanni Menn-Josephy on receiving the CLINICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AWARD at Evans Day this week, for their project Reducing No-Shows in the Multidisciplinary Lupus Clinic. This was a joint project involving the Rheumatology, Dermatology, and Nephrology clinics.
And congratulations to our collaborator Dr. Vijaya Kolachalama for receiving the Junior Faculty Award for Outstanding Research Collaborator.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY Reading Room | Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, National Leader in Gout Management, on New ACR Guidelines | Medpage Today
For the first time in eight years, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has updated its guidelines for the effective management of gout.
Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, chief of rheumatology at Boston Medical Center, served as a coauthor of the 2020 American College of Rheumatology Guideline for the Management of Gout, which was simultaneously published in Arthritis & Rheumatology and Arthritis Care and Research. She recently spoke with MedPage Today about the document and its recommendations. The exchange has been edited for length and clarity.
The use of corticosteroid injections may not be associated with the progression of knee osteoarthritis to the point of total knee replacement any more than the use of hyaluronic acid, according to a presentation made this week at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting.