• 11715 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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Grants 2002 2022

Research Output 1992 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

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 1 2019, In : Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 27, 2, p. 273-277 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Cartilage
Knee
Joints
Magnetic resonance imaging

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., Cauley, J., Jackson, R., Hochberg, M., Chang, A. H-I., Eaton, C., Nevitt, M., Song, J., Almagor, O. & Chmiel, J. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knee Osteoarthritis
Trees (mathematics)
Osteoarthritis
Walking Speed
Gait
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Knee Osteoarthritis
Muscle Strength
Cartilage
Muscle
Hip
1 Citation (Scopus)

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 1 2019, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 56, 5, p. 664-672 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities of Daily Living
Lower Extremity
Joints
Independent Living
Light
Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee
Body Mass Index
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals