• 12119 Citations
1992 …2022

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Research Interests

The overarching goals of our research program are to identify targets for novel strategies to prevent disease and disability development and progression in persons at risk for or with knee osteoarthritis.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Rheumatology

Training Experience

1987Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospital
1989Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

… → 1984

Research interests

  • Disability
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Public Health
  • Rheumatology

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  • Research Output

    Association of Varus Knee Thrust During Walking With Worsening Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index Knee Pain: A Prospective Cohort Study

    Wink, A. E., Gross, K. D., Brown, C. A., Lewis, C. E., Torner, J., Nevitt, M. C., Tolstykh, I., Sharma, L. & Felson, D. T., Oct 1 2019, In : Arthritis Care and Research. 71, 10, p. 1353-1359 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Cartilage loss in radiographically normal knees depends on radiographic status of the contralateral knee – data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative

    Eckstein, F., Maschek, S., Roemer, F. W., Duda, G. N., Sharma, L. & Wirth, W., Feb 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 2, p. 273-277 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Development and validation of risk stratification trees for incident slow gait speed in persons at high risk for knee osteoarthritis

    Sharma, L., Kwoh, K., Lee, J. J., Cauley, J., Jackson, R., Hochberg, M., Chang, A. H., Eaton, C., Nevitt, M., Song, J., Almagor, O. & Chmiel, J. S., Oct 1 2019, In : Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 78, 10, p. 1412-1419 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Hip muscle strength and protection against structural worsening and poor function and disability outcomes in knee osteoarthritis

    Chang, A. H-I., Chmiel, J. S., Almagor, O., Hayes, K. W., Guermazi, A., Prasad, P. V., Moisio, K. C., Zhang, Y., Szymaszek, J. & Sharma, L., Jun 1 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 6, p. 885-894 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

    One Hour a Week: Moving to Prevent Disability in Adults With Lower Extremity Joint Symptoms

    Dunlop, D. D., Song, J., Hootman, J. M., Nevitt, M. C., Semanik, P. A., Lee, J., Sharma, L., Eaton, C. B., Hochberg, M. C., Jackson, R. D., Kwoh, C. K. & Chang, R. W., May 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 56, 5, p. 664-672 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations