Chase Auditorium, Room 8403
Rheumatology Radiology Conference 7:30-8:30 a.m. followed by Rheumatology Grand Rounds from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
SPEAKER: Paul F Howard, M.D. MACP FACR
TOPIC: Sacroiliac Joint Pain - It Is Not All Inflammatory; Think Outside the Back
Paul Howard, M.D. MACP FACR is a graduate Cum Laude from Georgetown University in Biology (1975) and Medicine (1979). He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona and fellowship in Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Howard has been involved in private practice in Phoenix and Paradise Valley since 1984 and has participated as a clinical investigator in numerous clinical research trials developing new therapies for rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Sjogren’s, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis. He is currently president of Arthritis Health, Ltd, an integrated medical practice dedicated to the care of adults and children with arthritis, metabolic bone and autoimmune disorders. As a teacher, he has helped train interns and residents in the Phoenix-area training programs in rheumatology and has developed nationally recognized courses concerning rheumatology care. As an active volunteer with the Arthritis Foundation since arriving in Phoenix, he helped develop the local Juvenile Arthritis Support Group, has participated on administrative and fundraising boards and lead the “Got 30” walk team in the annual Arthritis Foundation Walk each May. He has repeatedly been voted “Top Doc” in rheumatology by his medical peers (Phoenix Magazine) and in patient surveys and has been elected a Master in the American College of Physicians in 2014.