In addition to Murphy, the study authors not at UNC include Charles G. Helmick, from the CDC, Gail Tudor, of Huston College in Bangor, Anca Dragomir, who earned her Ph.D. At UNC but now works at the National Institutes of Health and Gheorghe Luta, who also earned his doctorate at UNC and is now at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Schwartz, Gary Koch, and William D. Kalsbeek, all from the UNC School of Public Health, and Jordan as of the School of Medicine.
The results were published in the 15th September 2008 issue of Arthritis Care & Research published. Main author of the report is Louise Murphy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Murphy led the data analysis and the CDC is the primary contributor to the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project.
A separate analysis of BMI across the span of the participants found the life that a normal weight a normal weight at age 18 and at their follow-up follow-up visits had the lowest risk , while those her Ph.D. (more…)