Leena Sharma

  • 10969 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

Keywords

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

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Grants 2002 2022

Research Output 1992 2018

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., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Cartilage
Knee
Joints
Magnetic resonance imaging
2 Citations

Association of baseline knee sagittal dynamic joint stiffness during gait and 2-year patellofemoral cartilage damage worsening in knee osteoarthritis

Chang, A. H-I., Chmiel, J. S., Almagor, O., Guermazi, A., Prasad, P. V., Moisio, K. C., Belisle, L., Zhang, Y., Hayes, K. & Sharma, L., Feb 1 2017, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 25, 2, p. 242-248 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Cartilage
Gait
Knee
Joints
1 Citations

Do inactive older adults who increase physical activity experience less disability, evidence from the osteoarthritis initiative

Song, J., Gilbert, A. L., Chang, R. W., Pellegrini, C. A., Ehrlich-Jones, L. S., Lee, J., Pinto, D., Semanik, P. A., Sharma, L., Kwoh, C. K., Jackson, R. D. & Dunlop, D. D., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 23, 1, p. 26-32 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osteoarthritis
Knee Osteoarthritis
Guidelines
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
Arthritis
7 Citations

Knee tissue lesions and prediction of incident knee osteoarthritis over 7 years in a cohort of persons at higher risk

Sharma, L., Hochberg, M., Nevitt, M., Guermazi, A., Roemer, F., Crema, M. D., Eaton, C., Jackson, R., Kwoh, K., Cauley, J., Almagor, O. & Chmiel, J. S., Jul 1 2017, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 25, 7, p. 1068-1075 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Cartilage
Knee
Tissue
Bone Marrow
2 Citations

Predictive and concurrent validity of cartilage thickness change as a marker of knee osteoarthritis progression: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative

Wirth, W., Hunter, D. J., Nevitt, M. C., Sharma, L., Kwoh, C. K., Ladel, C. & Eckstein, F., Dec 1 2017, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 25, 12, p. 2063-2071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Cartilage
Osteoarthritis
Odds Ratio
Magnetic resonance