"Arthritis Decisions Made by Your Health-Care Professional: How Do We Diagnose?, " Nov. 2

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
 
Understanding arthritis treatment options and how to make the most of them will be addressed in “Arthritis Decisions Made by Your Health-Care Professional: How Do We Diagnose?,” a free presentation, open to the public, on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center, Chase Bank Auditorium (Room 8403), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. (Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour in The University of Arizona Medical Center visitor/patient parking garage.) The lecture is presented by the Arizona Arthritis Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
 
Dr. Jeffrey R. LisseJeffrey R. Lisse, MD, UA professor of medicine and chief of the Section of Adult Rheumatology at the Arizona Arthritis Center, will provide an overview of arthritis, discuss some of the choices made by health-care providers regarding treatment options and address how patients and health-care providers can work together to stay on the right track.
 
Named to the Ethel McChesney Bilby Endowed Chair for Osteoporosis in 2000, Dr. Lisse is medical director for the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Osteoporosis Program. His research focuses on new therapies for arthritis and osteoporosis, and he has a special interest in these diseases among minority populations.
 
Seating is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, contact the Arizona Arthritis Center, (520) 626-5040, or email LivingHealthy@arthritis.arizona.edu Notification of cancellations also is requested.
 
The lecture is part of a series of “Living Healthy with Arthritis” monthly talks presented by the Life Compass initiative of the Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine and supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.
 
The Arizona Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the UA College of Medicine, is a research leader with a focus on identifying the causes of arthritis and developing improved technologies for diagnosing, measuring and treating the disease. For more information, visit the website www.arthritis.arizona.edu