Friday, September 14, 2018
Courtyard Marriott • Columbia, MO

InformationAgenda • Speakers • Accreditation • Registration
Location/Lodging • Exhibitors


  • 7:30
  • 8:00
    Introductions, Welcome, Announcements
    Anjali Patwardhan, Director of Pedi­atric Rheumatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital
  • 8:15 
    James and Nancy Cassidy Endowed Lecture in Pediatric Rheumatology: Childhood Vasculitis: Novel Approaches in Therapy
    Susa Benseler, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Deputy Head of Research, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 9:00 
    Chronic Pain in Children; Management Approach
    David Sherry, MD, Attending Rheumatologist; Director, Amplified Pain Program, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 9:45 
  • 10:00
    Timing and Effect of Stopping Biological Therapies in children with JIA in Clinical Inactive Disease
    Daniel Lovell, MD, MPH, Joseph E. Levinson Chair of Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • 10:45
    TMJ Arthritis
    Randy Cron, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine; Director, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, University of Alabama
  • 11:30 
    Hypermobile Joint Syndrome and its Possible Relationship with JIA
    Francesco Zulian, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Rheumatology Unit, University of Padua, Italy


  • 12:15
  • 1:15
    Hypermobility: Consequences and Management
    Kevin Baszis, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine
    in St. Louis
  • 2:30