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Webinar on Research Methods for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Jan. 16

Dr. Sparks

Dr. Jeffrey A. Sparks

The Office of Disease Prevention will hold a Methods: Mind the Gap webinar with Dr. Jeffrey A. Sparks on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. The presentation will illustrate how epidemiologic and patient-oriented research studies can further the understanding of etiology and outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a common chronic disease. 

Sparks is an assistant professor of medicine and associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He performs studies to evaluate genetic, environmental, serologic and familial risk factors for RA, clinical trials for RA prevention and RA outcomes research focusing on the respiratory, metabolic, cardiovascular and mortality burden of RA. 

Register at https://prevention.nih.gov/education-training/methods-mind-gap/epidemiologic-and-patient-oriented-research-methods-rheumatoid-arthritis-etiology-and-outcomes. The webinar will be recorded and available on the ODP website within about a week. 

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