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Elena Losina, Ph.D. – Physical Activity and Knee OA – December 19, 2018

December 19, 2018

Elena Losina, Ph.D., Robert W. Lovett Professor of Orthopedic Surgery (Biostatistics) at Harvard Medical School, is an internationally recognized investigator in the epidemiology and outcomes of musculoskeletal disorders. She is a Director of the Policy and Innovation evaluation in Orthopedic Treatments (PIVOT) Center and co-Director of the Orthopedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research (OrACORe) and is a Principal Investigator of the Methodology Core of the Robert Brigham Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. She directed the Statistical Center for Biomarkers Consortium, an international collaboration, funded by the Foundation for NIH to establish the prognostic value of biomarkers in Osteoarthritis. Dr. Losina has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles. She holds a NIAMS Midcareer Mentoring Career (K24) Award. Dr. Losina leads an NIH funded multi-sited project to conduct health policy evaluations related to surgical and non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis.