2019 Agenda

Pros/Cons in the use of Cannabinoids

Alvin Wells, MD

Rheumatology and Immunology Center

Duane Pearson, MD

University of Colorado School of Medicine

American College of Rheumatology Update

Angus Worthing, MD;

Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates, PC


Rheumatology Year in Review 

Martin Bergman, MD;

Taylor Hospital; Ridley Park, PA

Axial Spondyloarthritis: Evolving Concepts of Disease, New Insights into Pathophysiology and Management.

Alvin Wells, MD

Rheumatology and Immunology Center


Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Orrin Troum, MD

Providence Saint John's Medical Center

Patient Resources/Advocacy

Steven Newmark

Director of Policy and General Counsel
Global Healthy Living Foundation 

Dermatologic Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease

Kristin Eastman, MD

Dermatology and Skin Cancer Clinic of Alaska


Sheetal Desai, MD;

UC Irvine- Lupus Clinic Director

Understanding the Science of Wellness

Elizabeth Perkins, MD 

Rheumatology Care Center

Natalie Velasquez, MD

Anchorage/Wasilla, AK

Gout; Updates from the Annual Meeting Symposium    

Nathan Roe, PhD

Jeff Peterson, MD

John Botson, MD, RPh

Alyeska Resort

Located just 40 miles from Anchorage,  Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination and offers prime spring skiing.  Alaska Rheumatology Alliance has secured a block of rooms for a discounted rate, which is available for three days prior to and after the conference.

© 2019 Alaska Rheumatology Alliance

Snowscape photograph © 2019 by Kelly Gray

Alaska Rheumatology Alliance 

P.O. Box 231131, Anchorage, Alaska 99523-1131