Joshua F. Baker, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
8 Penn Tower Building
Civic Center Blvd at 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Haverford College, 2001.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2005.
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2011.
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Description of Research Expertise

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Body Composition
Bone Health

Selected Publications

Baker JF, Pullman-Mooar S, Ibrahim S: Objective management of rheumatoid arthritis in the era of patient preference. Rheumatology (Oxford) 53(10): 1721-1722, February 2014.

Baker JF, Von Feldt JM, Mostoufi-Moab S, Noaiseh G, Taratuta E, Kim W, Leonard MB: Deficits in Muscle Mass, Muscle Density, and Modified Association with Fat in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care & Research 66(11): 1612-1618, Nov 2014.

Baker JF, Conaghan PG, Smolen JS, Aletaha D, Shults J, Emery P, Baker DG, Ostergaard M: Development and validation of modified disease activity scores in rheumatoid arthritis: Superior correlation with MRI synovitis and X-ray progressoin. Arthritis and Rheumatism doi: 10.1002/art.38304, 2013.

Baker JF, Ostergaard M, Emery P, Hsia EC, Lu JD, Baker DG, Conaghan PG: Early MRI Measures Independently Predict 1- and 2-year Radiographic Progression in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Secondary Analysis from a Large Clinical Trial. Annals of Rheumatic Disease 73(11): 1968-1974, Nov 2013.

Baker JF, Mehta N, Baker DG, Toedter G, Shults J, Von Feldt JM, Leonard MB: Vitamin D, Metabolic Dyslipidemia, and Metabolic Syndrome in Rheumatoid Arthritis. American Journal of Medicine 125(10): 1036.e9-1036.e15, 2012.

Baker JF, George M, Baker DG, Toedter G, Von Feldt JM, Leonard MB.: Associations Between Body Mass, Radiographic Joint Damage, Adipokines, and Risk Factors for Bone Loss in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 50(11): 2100-7, Nov 2011.

Baker JF, Davis M, Alexander R, Zemel BS, Mostoufi-Moab S, Shults J, Sulik M, Schiferl DJ, Leonard MB: Associations between body composition and bone density and structure in men and women across the adult age spectrum. Bone 53(1): 34-41, December 2012.

Baker JF, Katz P: Sex Differences in Lean Mass Deficits in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism Supplement 2013 Notes: Poster.

Baker JF, Qatanani M, Morales M, Cucchiara A, Nackos E, Lazar MA, Teff K, Von Feldt JM.: Resistin Levels in Lupus and Associations with Disease-Specific Measures, Insulin Resistance, and Coronary Calcification. J Rheumatol. 38(11): 2369-75, Nov 2011.

Joshua F. Baker, Edna Schwab: Rheumatoid Arthritis. Encyclopedia of Elder Care, 3rd Edition. Capezuti, Siegler, Mezey (eds.). Page: 176-180, 2013.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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