2021 Global Spondyloarthritis Summit

Save the Dates May 6 – 8, 2021 for SAA’s 2021 Global Spondyloarthritis Summit

Now in its third year, the Summit is a free virtual event that brings together renowned rheumatologists and other health experts to discuss the topics that matter most to people living with the disease.

This year’s program features 12 experts from the international community who will discuss Disease Information & Medical Management, Complications/Living with SpA; and Holistic Approaches & Exercise. Plus, we’ll have a host of other activities to increase your knowledge and help you connect with others.

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Day 1: May 6, 2021 (Disease Information & Medical Management)

Axial Spondyloarthritis: An Immune-Mediated Cause of Back Pain

Atul Deodhar, MD, MRCP
Rheumatologist, Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of Rheumatology Clinics at the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Peripheral Spondyloarthritis Including Subtypes PSA and EnA

Atul Deodhar, MD, MRCP
Rheumatologist, Professor of Medicine, and Medical Director of Rheumatology Clinics at the Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon

Medications for Spondyloarthropathy: What’s Working, and What’s on the Horizon?

Shashank Akerkar, MD, FACR
Consultant Rheumatologist, Mumbai Arthritic Clinic, Mumbai, India, Founder StandForAS Foundation

COVID-19 and Rheumatology

Jean Liew, MD, MS
Boston University School of Medicine

Day 2: May 7, 2021 (Complications/Living with SpA)

Complications in Spondyloarthritis

Lianne Gensler, MD
Rheumatologist, Director of the UC San Francisco Ankylosing Spondylitis Clinic

Emotional Impact of Living with SpA

Lewis Nemes, PhD
Licensed Psychologist in private practice for almost 30 years with sub-specialties in chronic pain management, human sexuality and where these two areas converge

Uveitis in Patients with Spondyloarthritis

Olivia Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine

Spondylitis & Fatigue

Mechiel Korte, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Utrecht University

Day 3: May 8, 2021 (Holistic Approaches & Exercise)

Spondyloarthritis: Integrative Approaches including Diet

Steve Lee, DO, FACR
Rheumatologist-Southern California Permanente Medical Group/ Faculty at Western University, Loma Linda University and UC Riverside Schools of Medicine

Aquatic Exercise & Spondylitis

Andreas Iacovou, MBA
Aquatic and Swimming Trainer/Instructor, Aquatic Director at the Iacovou Swimmimg Centre Aquatic Director at the Iacovou Swimmimg Centre in Limassol, Cyprus

FAQs About Exercise for People with Spondyloarthritis

Andrew Lui DPT, CSCS
Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of California, San Francisco

Exercise: Yoga for People with Spondyloarthritis

Tiffany Fraser
Certified Yoga Teacher

This event is supported in part by the following sponsors:
abbvie
Partnership