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BIG PICTURE

Primary Author(s)

Stuart L. Weinstein, MD
Ignacio V. Ponseti Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Spinal Deformity
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School. of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Reviewers

Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH
Co-director of Musculoskeletal Research Center; Senior Scientist, Institute for Aging Research, HSL
Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Associate Professor of Public Health, HSPH
Institute for Aging Research
Harvard Medical School Affiliate

Jeremy I. Simon, MD
Board Certified, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Subspecialty Certificate in Pain Medicine
Rothman Institute Orthopedics

 

SPINE: LOW BACK AND NECK PAIN

Primary Author(s)

Gunnar B. J. Andersson, MD, PhD
Professor, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Department of Orthaepedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Reviewers

Paul A. Ullucci, Jr., PT, PhD
Director, NATA Board of Directors, District 1
Ullucci Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy, Inc.
1235 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI

Mary E. Hardwick, MSN
Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research & Education
11025 N. Torrey Pines Rd., Ste 200
La Jolla, CA

 

SPINAL DEFORMITY

Primary Author(s)

Sigurd H. Berven, MD
Director of Spine Fellowship and Resident Education
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Adolfo Correa, MD, PhD
University of Mississippi Medical Center
School of Medicine-JHS
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS

Matthew D. Hepler, MD
Specialist Comprehensive Spine Care
Vero Orthopaedics, Vero Neurology
Staff, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Speciality Scoliosis
Vero Beach, FL

Reviewers

Michael B. Furman, MD, MS
Orthopaedic and Spine Specialists
1855 Powder Mill Rd
York, PA

Nicola Hawkinson, DNP, RN, RNFA
CEO and Founder
SpineSearch LLC
Recruitment and education source for Spine Professionals
Carle Place, NY

 

ARTHRITIS AND OTHER RHEUMATIC CONDITIONS (AORC)

Primary Author(s)

Charles G. (Chad) Helmick, MD
Captain, U.S. Public Service
Medical Epidemiologist, Arthritis Program
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Atlanta, GA

Supporting Author(s)

Aimee O. Hersh, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist
100 Mario Capecchi Dr
Box 0107 Room U126
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Reviewers

David S. Pisetsky, MD, PhD
Professor Medicine/Immunology
Duke University, Medicine-Rheumatoloty and Immunology
Durham, NC

Edward H. Yelin, PhD, Co-Chair
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA

 

OSTEOPOROSIS

Primary Author(s)

Nicole C. Wright, PhD, MPH
Asst Professor Epidemiologgy
Ryals School for Public Health
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Kenneth S. Saag, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Education & Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CERTS)
Director, Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE)
Director, Center of Research Translation (CoRT)
University Alabama Birmingham, School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Birmingham, AL

Meredith Kilgore, RN, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Health Care Organization and Policy
UAB School of Public Health
Birmingham, AL

Reviewers

Joan McGowan, PhD
Division Director
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Jeff A. Gehret, DO
Rothman Institute Orthopedics
King of Prussia, PA

Deb Sietsema, PhD, RN
Director, Grants and Education
The CORE Institute
Phoenix, AZ

 

MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES:

Primary Author(s)

UNINTENTIONAL, FALLS, AND WORKPLACE

Andrew N. Pollak, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedics
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

SPORTS INJURIES

Brett D. Owens, MD
LTC MC USA
Professor, USUHS
John A. Feagin, Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship
Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery
Keller Army Hospital
West Point, NY

Kenneth L. Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC
Director, Orthopaedic Research
John A. Feagin, Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship
Keller Army Hospital
West Point, NY

MILITARY INJURIES

Stephen Marshall, PhD
Professor, Dept of Epidemiology
Director, Injury Prevention Research Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Michelle Canham-Chervak, PhD, MPH
SMRC Program Manager/Senior Epidemiologist
Injury Prevention Program
Army Institute of Public Health
U.S. Army Public Health Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Bruce H. Jones, MD, MPH
Manager, Injury Prevention Program
Injury Prevention Program
Army Institute of Public Health
U.S. Army Public Health Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Esther O. Dada, MPH
Epidemiologist
Injury Prevention Program
Army Institute of Public Health
U.S. Army Public Health Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Reviewers

David N. Cowan, PhD, MPH
Program Manager
Accession Medical Standards Research
Preventive Medicine Branch
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Silver Spring, MD

Deb Sietsema, PhD, RN
Director, Grants and Education
The CORE Institute
Phoenix, AZ

Gene Tekmyster, DO
The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
Trumbull, CT

 

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS

Primary Author(s)

Scott B. Rosenfeld, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Scoliosis
Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, TX

Aimee O. Hersh, MD
Pediatric Rheumatologist
Salt Lake City, UT

Reviewers

Sharon M. Bout-Tabaku, MD
Nationwide Children's
Columbus, OH

Ellen Raney, MD
Children Orthopaedics
Shriners Hospital for Children
Portland, OR

Richard M. Schwend, MD
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Catherine Smrcina, PhD, RN, ONC

Laura L. Tosi, MD
Director
Bone Health Program
Children’s National Health System
Washington, District of Columbia

 

MUSCULOSKELETAL TUMORS

Primary Author(s)

William G. Ward Sr., MD
Chief, Musculoskeletal Service Line
Novant Health, Greater Winston Salem Market
Lead Physician Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106
Professor Emeritus, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery  
Former Chief of Orthopedics, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, Pennsylvania

Robert M. Corey, MD
Saint Louis University
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
> Saint Louis, MO

Reviewer(s)

Matthew G. Cable, MD
Sarcoma Research Fellow
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS
Director of Sarcoma Services
Huntsman Cancer Institute<
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

 

ECONOMIC BURDEN

Primary Author(s)

Edward H. Yelin, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
Department of Medicine and Institute for Health Policy Studies
University of California - San Francisco, Sch. of Med.
San Francisco, CA

Miriam Cisternas, MA
Owner
MGC Data Services
Carlsbad, CA

Reviewers

David S. Jevsevar, MD, MBA
Vice Chair of Orthopaedics
Director, Arthritis Center
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Lebanon, NH

 

SEX and GENDER

Primary Author(s)

Kimberly J. Templeton, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Reviewers

Amy L. Ladd, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA

Janice L. Werbinski, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of ObGyn
Western Michigan University Homer R. Stryker MD School of Medicine
Portage, MI

 

AGING

Primary Author(s)

Beatrice J. Edwards, MD
Associate Professor, Department of General Internal Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Reviewers

Marian T. Hannan, DSc, MPH
Co-director of Musculoskeletal Research Center; Senior Scientist, Institute for Aging Research, HSL
Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS
Associate Professor of Public Health, HSPH
Institute for Aging Research
Harvard Medical School Affiliate

Mary E. Hardwick, MSN
Medical Writer
Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research & Education
Scripps Clinic
La Jolla, CA