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
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
8 Penn Tower Building
Civic Center Blvd at 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA
Haverford College, 2001.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2005.
MSCE
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) 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 2014 Notes: In Press.

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 2013 Notes: In Press.

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.

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: 02/26/2014
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