Osteoarthritis Initiative

February 7, 2000 (historical)

Osteoarthritis Initiative Steering Group
Pharmaceutical Industries

DuPont

Dr. Richard L. Leff

Senior Medical Director
Rheumatology & Inflammatory Diseases
Worldwide Clinical Research
DuPont Pharmaceuticals Company
974 Centre Road - MR2264
Wilmington, DE 19805
tel: 302-992-3283
fax: 302-992-5195
email: Richard.L.Leff@dupontpharma.com

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Jean-Claude Becker, M.D.
Director, Clinical Research Immunology, Inflammatory and Pulmonary Diseases
Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
P.O. Box 4000
206 Provinceline Rd.
Princeton, NJ 08540-4000
tel: (609) 252-4658
fax: (609) 252-7811
email: beckerj@bms.com

Eli Lilly

Steven Myers, M.D.
Lilly Research Laboratories
Lilly Corporate Center
639 S. Delaware Street
MDL 2146
Indianapolis, IN 46285-2146
tel: (317) 277-3939
fax: (317) 277-5627
email: myers_stephen_l@lilly.com

Glaxo Wellcome

Stephen A. Stimpson, Ph.D.
Exploratory Discovery Head
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Glaxo Wellcome Inc.
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
tel: (919) 483-6635
fax: (919) 483-3777
Email: sas7472@glaxowellcome.com

Aventis Pharma (Germany)

Ruth Raiss
Aventis Pharma Germany
DG Thrombotic Diseases/Degenerative Joint Diseases
Industrial Park Hoechst
Bldg H821
Brueningstr. 50
D-65926 Frankfurt Germany
Phone 49-69-305-28752
email: ruth.raiss@aventis.com

Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (US)

Iris Loew-Friedrich, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President, Clinical Development Head of Global Clinical Management Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Route 202-206
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-0800
tel: (908) 231-5657
fax: (908) 231-5732
email: Iris.Loew-Friedrich@aventis.com

Hoffman LaRoche

Markus Hosang, M.D.
Vice President, Intregrated Health Care Solutions
Hoffman LaRouche, Ltd.
Rm 52/1504
Grenzacherstrasse 24
Basel, 4070, Switzerland
tel: 41-61-688-4168
fax: 41-61-688-1244
email: markus.hosang@roche.com

Pfizer, Inc.

Thasia Woodworth, M.D.
Pfizer, Inc. Central Research
Eastern Point Rd.
Groton, CT 06340
tel: (860) 441-1795
fax: (860) 441-5032
email: thasia_g_woodworth@groton.pfizer.com

Johnson & Johnson

Mary C. Wacholtz, M.D., Ph.D.
R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute
920 Route 202, P.O. Box 300
Raritan, NJ 08869-0602
Phone: (908) 704-5432
FAX: (908) 203-9882
Secretary: Maria Kratzar (908) 704-5603
Email: MWACHOLT@prius.jnj.com

Merck

Elliot Ehrich, M.D.
Merck Research Laboratories
126 East Lincoln Avenue
RY 32-629
Rahway, NJ 07065
tel: (732) 594-4035
email: elliot_ehrich@merck.com

Novartis

Zeb Horowitz, M.D.
Executive Director, Clinical Research & Development
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Bldg 122 Rm N100
59 Route 10
East Hanover, NJ 07936-1080
tel: (973) 781-3519
fax: (973) 781-3678
email: zeb.horowitz@pharma.novartis.com

Proctor & Gamble

Yetunde O. Taiwo, Ph.D.
Section Head, Late Stage Arthritis & Project Manager
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
Health Care Research Center
8700 Mason-Montgomery Road
Mason, OH 45040-9462
tel: (513) 622-3042
fax: (513) 622-1195
email: taiwo.yo@pg.com

Sanofi-Synthelabo

Michael Daley, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Medical Affairs
90 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 551-4160
fax: (212) 551-4916
email: michael.daly@us.sanofi.com

SmithKline Beecham

Michael Lark, M.D.
Associate Director
Department of Bone/Cartilage Biology
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals
1250 S. Collegeville Rd.
Upper Providence Division
Collegeville, PA 19426-0989
tel: (610) 270-4846
fax: (610) 270-5598
email: michael_lark-1@sbphrd.com

ZENECA Pharmaceuticals

Dennis L. Vargo, M.D.
Experimental Medicine
Medical Research & Communications Group
Mereside Alderley Park
Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4TG, UK
tel: 44-1625-582828
fax: 44-1625-585626
email:  dennis.vargo@alderley.zeneca.com

Professional Research Societies

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Victor Goldberg, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Orthopedics
Case Western Reserve University
11100 Euclid Street
Cleveland, OH 44106
tel: (216) 844-3044
fax: (216) 844-5970

American College of Rheumatology

Marc C. Hochberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
10 S. Pine St., MSTF 8-34
Baltimore, MD 21201
tel: (410) 706-6474
fax: (410) 706-0231
email: mhochber@umaryland.edu

Arthritis Foundation

Deborah A. Freund, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculties
Indiana University-Bloomington
109 Bryan Hall
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
tel: (812) 855-9973
fax: (812) 855-9972
email: freundd@indiana.edu

Orthopaedic Research Society

Linda J. Sandell, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Research
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
Yalem Bldg, Rm 704
216 S. Kingshighway
St. Louis, MO 63110
tel: (314) 454-7800
fax: (314) 454-5900
email: sandelll@msnotes.wustl.edu

Osteoarthritis Research Society International

Stefan Lohmander, M.D.,Ph.D.
Department of Orthopedics
Lund University
2185 Lund, Sweden
tel: 011-4646-17-1503
fax: 011-4646-13-0732
email: stefan.lohmander@ort.lu.se

Federal Agencies

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Janet Woodcock, M.D.
Director
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Woodmont Office Complex 2
1451 Rockville Pike, Room 6027
Rockville, MD 20852
tel: (301) 594-5400
fax: (301) 594-6197
email: woodcockj@cder.fda.gov

Kent Johnson, M.D.
Medical Officer
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Office of Drug Evaluation V
9201 Corporate Boulevard, Room S108
Rockville, MD 20850
tel: (301) 827-2080
fax: (301) 827-2531
email: johnsonk@cder.fda.gov

National Cancer Institute

Sudhir Srivistrava, Ph.D.
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
National Cancer Institute
Executive Plaza North Rm 330F
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 496-3983
fax:
email:

National Center for Health Statistics

Rosemarie Hirsch, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer, Epidemiology (IV)
Division of Health Examination Statistics, Analysis Branch
National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
6525 Belcrest Road, Presidential Building, Rm 900
Hyattsville, MD 20782
tel: (301) 436-7072 ext 162
fax: (301) 436-3436
e-mail: rrh7@cdc.gov

National Center for Research Resources

David Wilde, M.D.
Medical Officer, Clinical Research
National Center for Research Resources
Rockledge 1, Rm 6130
6705 Rockledge Dr.
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 435-0799
fax: (301) 480-3661
email: wilde@ncrr.nih.gov

National Human Genome Research Institute

Clair Francomano, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
Bldg 10, 10C101
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 402-8255
fax: (301) 496-7157
email: cf59z@nih.gov

National Institute on Aging

Richard Hodes, M.D.,
Director, National Institute on Aging
Building 31, Room 5C35
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 496-9265
fax: (301) 496-2525
email: rh32z@nih.gov

Chhanda Dutta, Ph.D.
Health Science Administrator
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Division
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 435-3048
fax: (301) 402-1784
email: DuttaC@exmur.nia.nih.gov

Evan Hadley, M.D.
Associate Director, Geriatrics Program
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, 3E327
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 435-3044
fax: (301) 402-1784
email: eh21f@nih.gov

National Institute on Dental and Craniofacial Research

Kenneth A. Gruber, Ph.D.
Chief, Chronic Diseases Branch
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel.: (301) 594-4836
FAX: (301)480-8318
Email: kenneth_gruber@nih.gov

National Institute on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Stephen I. Katz, M.D.
Director, National Institute on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Building 31, Room 4C32D
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892-1400
tel: (301) 496-4353
fax: (301) 480-7934
email: katzs@od.niams.nih.gov

Joan McGowan, Ph.D.
Director, Musculoskeletal Diseases Branch
Natcher Building, Room 5AS-43E
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6500
tel: (301) 594-5055
fax: (301) 480-4543
email: joan_mcgowan@nih.gov

Susana Serrate-Sztein, M.D.
Director, Rheumatic Diseases Branch
Natcher Building, Room 5AS-37G
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6500
tel: (301) 594-5032
fax: (301) 480-4543
email: szteins@mail.nih.gov

James Panagis, M.D.
Orthopaedics Research Program
Musculoskeletal Diseases Branch
Natcher Building, Room 5AS-37K
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-6500
tel: (301) 594-5032
fax: (301) 480-4543
email: jp149d@nih.gov

Bernadette Tyree, Ph.D.
Cartilage and Connective Tissue Program
Rheumatic Diseases Branch
Bldg 45, Room 5AS-37
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 594-5032
fax: (301) 480-4543
email: bt16w@nih.gov

Helen Simon
Director, Office of Program Planning
Building 31, Room 4C23
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892-1400
tel: (301) 496-8271
fax: (301)480-7934
email: simonh@od.niams.nih.gov

Office of the Director

Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.
Health Science Policy Advisor
Office of Science Policy
Office of the Director
Bldg 1, Rm 218
One Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 594-7740
fax: (301) 402-0280
email: downingg@od.nih.gov

Annette Levey, J.D.
Office of General Counsel
Office of the Director
Bldg 31 Rm 2B50
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 402-2840
fax:
email: leveya@od.nih.gov

Barbara McGarey, J.D.
Office of Technology Transfer
Office of the Director
6011 Executive Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892
tel: (301) 496-7057
fax:
email: mcgareyb@od.nih.gov

Basic/Clinical Researchers

Kenneth Brandt, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Head, Rheumatology Division
Director, Multipurpose Arthritis Disease Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
541 Clinical Drive, Rm 492
Indianapolis, IN 46202
tel: (317) 274-4225
fax: (317) 274-7792
email: kbrandt@iupui.edu

Deborah Burstein, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Radiology Research
DANA 705
Beth Israel Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
tel: (617) 667-3349
fax: (617) 667-7021
email: dburstei@caregroup.harvard.edu

David R. Eyre, Ph.D.
Burgess Professor of Orthopaedic Research
University of Washington
1959 N.E. Pacific Street
Room BB 1052
Box 356500
Seattle, WA 98195-6500
tel: (206) 543-4700
fax: (206) 685-4700
email: deyre@u.washington.edu

David Felson, M.D.
Boston U. Arthritis Center
715 Albany Street, Room A203
Boston, MA 02118-2526
tel: (617) 638-5180
fax: (617) 638-5239
email: ncarras@bu.edu (secy: Nilsa)

 Virginia Kraus, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Rheumatology & Immunology
Duke University
Box 3416 Med Center
Research Bldg, Rm 103
Research Drive
Durham, NC 27710
tel: (919) 681-6652
fax: (919) 684-8907
email: vbk@acpub.duke.edu

Gayle Lester, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Departments of Orthopaedics and Pharmacology
Burnett Womack Building Rm 259
101 Manning Drive
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 21599
tel: (919) 966-9078
fax: (919) 966-6730
email: gayle_lester@med.unc.edu

A. Robin Poole, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Director, Professor Joint Diseases Laboratory
McGill University
Shriners Hospital
1529 Cedar Ave.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A6
tel: (514) 849-6208
fax: (514) 849-9684
email: rpoole@shriners.mcgill.ca

Charles Peterfy, M.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Synarc, Inc.
455 Market Street, #1850
San Francisco, CA 94105
tel: (415) 817-9000
fax: (415) 817-8999
email: charles.peterfy@synarc.com

Leena Sharma, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Northwestern University
303 E. Chicago Ave.
Ward Bldg. 3-315
Chicago, IL 60611
tel: (312) 503-1956 or (312) 908-5597
fax: (312) 503-0994
email: lsh808@nwu.edu