• 12385 Citations
1992 …2020

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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

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

    Open Access
  • Examining Timeliness of Total Knee Replacement Among Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis in the U.S. Results from the OAI and MOST Longitudinal Cohorts

    Ghomrawi, H. M. K., Mushlin, A. I., Kang, R., Banerjee, S., Singh, J. A., Sharma, L., Flink, C., Nevitt, M., Neogi, T. & Riddle, D. L., Mar 18 2020, In : The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume. 102, 6, p. 468-476 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Is Laminar Cartilage Composition as Determined by T2 Relaxometry Associated with Incident and Worsening of Cartilage or Bone Marrow Abnormalities?

    Roemer, F. W., Eckstein, F., Duda, G., Guermazi, A., Maschek, S., Sharma, L. & Wirth, W., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cartilage.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • 4 Scopus citations