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ACR 2021 Series

Hear ye, hear ye: The Patient Voice in Rheumatology

In this episode of the ACR 2021 podcast series, Dr Shilpa Venkatachalam and Dr Betty Hsiao discuss the importance of the patient voice and perspective in rheumatology research and practice.

The Latest Gout Research at a Glance

In this episode of the Rheumatology Advisor ACR 2021 podcast series, Ada Kumar, MD, and Suneet Grewal, MD, discuss some of the important and clinically meaningful research presented at the meeting.

What’s the Buzz in Scleroderma?

Tracy Frech, MD, provides a deeper insight into the compelling and clinically meaningful research in scleroderma, as presented at the ACR Convergence 2021.

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Gout Among Women: Not Just a “Man’s Disease”

In recognition of Arthritis Awareness Month and Gout Awareness Day, Angelo Gaffo, MD, talks about creating awareness and provides a deeper insight into the prevalence and impact of gout among women.

It’s Time We Took Chronic Pain in Rheumatology Seriously

Don Goldenberg, MD, provides an overview of the various aspects of chronic pain in rheumatology and the inaccurate interchangeability of the terms “fibromyalgia” and “central pain sensitization.” Deeba Minhas, MD, weighs in on addressing the systemic biases in chronic pain.

Rheum Advisor on Air Podcast: Season 2 Trailer

Season 2 of Rheum Advisor on Air, the official podcast of Rheumatology Advisor, is set to kick off with the ACR Convergence 2021 series, followed by expert perspectives on emerging topics in rheumatology.

The Breath-Taking Lungs and Scleroderma

Toby Maher, MD, describes the increased prevalence of lung manifestations in scleroderma and the need for routine screening among these patients.

The Dish on Diet and Nutrition in Rheumatic Diseases

In this episode of the EULAR 2021 series, Dr Elena Nikiphorou highlights the role of diet in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and what clinicians should tell their patients in this regard.

EULAR 2021 Series

The Breath-Taking Lungs and Scleroderma

Toby Maher, MD, describes the increased prevalence of lung manifestations in scleroderma and the need for routine screening among these patients.

The Dish on Diet and Nutrition in Rheumatic Diseases

In this episode of the EULAR 2021 series, Dr Elena Nikiphorou highlights the role of diet in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and what clinicians should tell their patients in this regard.

ACR 2020 Series


Barbara Ann Burtness, MD Meghna Rao is a postgraduate in the biological sciences from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, where she also completed a thesis in enzyme kinetics using electrochemical methods. Meghna was a part of the research team at a biopharmaceutical company in India, after which she transitioned into scientific and medical communications and publishing.

In her 10 years of experience as a scientific and medical communicator, Meghna has explored content creation and development on diverse platforms, working with various different organizations in the fields of science, medicine, and health, for audiences both clinical and nonclinical.

Meghna is currently the medical editor of Rheumatology Advisor, the host of the medical podcast, Rheum Advisor on Air, and a freelance writer.


Stephan Cho, is the Digital Content Editor for Cancer Therapy Advisor and the editor of the Rheum Advisor on Air podcast.

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