University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Fellow Scholarship

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Dr Bartels and Dr Chodara at poster presentation

Recent fellow scholarship includes:

  1. Fellows Z, McCoy S. Mycophenolate therapy for treatment of RA ILD. Manuscript in preparation.
  2. Bartels CM, Johnson L, Ramly E, Panyard D, Johnson H, McBride P, Li Z, Sampene E, Lauver D, Lewicki K, Piper M. Impact of a Rheumatology Clinic Protocol on Tobacco Cessation Quit Line Referrals. Under Review: Arthritis Care and Research.
  3. Bartels CM, Chodara A, Chen Y, Wang X, Powell R, Shi F, Schletzbaum M, Sheehy A, Kaiksow F, Gilmore Bykovski A, Garg S, Yu M, Kind AJ. Rate of Thirty-Day Readmissions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rivals Congestive Heart Failure and Exceeds Overall Medicare: A Cohort Study. Under Review: Arthritis and Rheumatology.
  4. Amlani B, Elsayed G, Barvalia U, Kanne JP, Meyer KC, Sandbo N, Li Z, McCoy SS. Treatment of Primary Sjogren’s Syndrome-Related Interstitial Lung Disease: a Retrospective Cohort Study. Journal of Sarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Disease (Accepted, in press).
  5. Johnson LR, Anis A, Olson K, Kusmirek J, Halabi A, Arnason J. Active Aortitis and Dissection in Giant Cell Arteritis While on Tocilizumab Monotherapy. J Clin Rheumatol 2020 Jun 2. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001423. Online ahead of print.
  6. Yanbeiy Z, Hansen KE. Denosumab in the treatment of glucocorticoid induced osteoporosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Design, Development, and Therapy. 2019; 13:2843-52. PMID: 31616133
  7. Fellows Z, Johnson L, Lin T. Pneumonia Vaccination in Rheumatology Clinic. UW Health Quality Improvement Symposium, Poster. Madison, WI. May 2019.
  8. Chodara A, Wang X, Shi F, Garg S, Powell R, Schletzbaum M, Sheehy A, Kind A, Bartels CM. Rate of Thirty-Day Readmissions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rivals Congestive Heart Failure and Exceeds the General Medicare Population [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 (71). Podium presentation American College of Rheumatology annual meeting, November 10, 2019. Atlanta GA.
  9. Chodara AM, Ramly E, White D, Johnson H, Gilmore-Bykovskyi A, Bartels CM. Implementing a Staff Tobacco Cessation Protocol Increases Quit Line Referrals in a Community Rheumatology Practice [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018; 70 (suppl 10). Poster presentation at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting. October 21, 2018. Chicago, IL.
  10. Amlani B, Barvalia U, Elsayed G, Barvalia U, Kanne JP Li Z, McCoy SS. Azathioprine and Mycophenolate for Management of Sjogren’s Syndrome-Related Interstitial Lung Disease: a Retrospective Cohort Study. [abstract]. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018; 70 (suppl 10). Poster presentation at the American College of Rheumatology national meeting. October 22, 2018. Chicago, IL.
  11. Yanbeiy Z, Ahmed G, Lin T. Are rheumatology clinic patients on chronic hydroxychloroquine undergoing annual eye exams? UW Health Quality Improvement Symposium, Poster. Madison, WI. May 2018.
  12. Chodara A, Wattiaux A, Bartels CM. Managing cardiovascular disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical updates and three strategic approaches. [Invited editorial] Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2017 Apr;19(4):16. PMCID: PMC5789778
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Poster presentation

In addition, our fellows can participate in areas of active faculty research:

  • Elucidating the role of sex hormones in the pathogenesis of Sjogren's syndrome
  • Improving cardiovascular health and reducing disparities for patients with rheumatic conditions
  • Identifying and addressing disparities and care gaps for patients with lupus
  • Identifying novel immune processes and redefining autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis
  • Advancing understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of osteoporosis/metabolic bone disease