Videos: “The State of the Science of Advancing Arthritis Research

This Webinar series was developed by the Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) as part of the New Investigator Workshop on Advancing Arthritis Research delivered in April 2014.

The presentations were designed to enhance the capability of new investigators to employ innovative and novel research methods that can be used to address critical clinical research questions.

Please click on the presentation titles below to access the six 20-30 minute video presentations:

National Arthritis Datasets: Opportunities for Research Using Publically Available Data (29:01)
David Felson, MD, MPH, Boston University Clinical Epidemiology

Physical Performance Measures (31:15)
Nancy Latham, PT, PhD, Boston University Health and Disability Research Institute

Measuring Activity and Participation Outcomes: Patient-Reported Outcomes (28:04)
Alan Jette, PT, PhD, Boston University Health and Disability Research Institute

State-of-the-Art Instrumented Outcome Measurements (29:22)
Paolo Bonato, PhD, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Motion Analysis Laboratory

Comparative Effectiveness Research: A New Study Design for Clinical Practice (29:43)
Nancy Baker, ScD, MPH, OTR/L, University of Pittsburgh

Power and P-Value : Biostatisticians’ Priority P’s (15:55)
Michael LaValley, PhD, Boston University Department of Biostatistics

Additional Video Resources:
Rheumatological Rehabilitation: How Are we Doing?
Julie Keysor, PT, PhD, ENACT Center Director

Arthritis from the Public Health Perspective
Teresa Brady, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Funding for this workshop was provided by the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). The Workshop was made possible (in part) by (1 R13 AR065904-01) from NIAMS and additional support from the Boston Rehabilitation Outcome Center (5R24HD065688-05). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government