University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Arnold has been a member of the Board of Governors of the American Board on Internal Medicine and is finishing a six-year term as a representative of the American Board of Internal Medicine on the Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine. Dr. Arnold has previously been active in the American College of Rheumatology, most recently serving as a member of the Board of Directors. In addition, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for two large integrated-delivery systems: the Advocate Health Care Network in Oak Brook, Illinois, and the Allina Health System in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Elizabeth M. Badley, Ph.D., is an epidemiologist and health services researcher, who specializes in the epidemiology of chronic and disabling conditions, particularly musculoskeletal disorders. She is currently the Director of the Arthritis Community Research and Evaluation Unit (ACREU), Toronto, Canada. ACREU receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health to carry out research in partnership with The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division. She is a senior staff scientist at the Wellesley Hospital Research Institute. She has an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at the University of Toronto, with cross-appointments to the Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Medicine (Division of Rheumatology), University of Toronto. Prior to moving to Canada in 1989, she was Deputy Director of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. She has published widely on the epidemiology of rheumatic disorders and their impact in the population including use of health service, and on the assessment of impairments, disabilities and handicaps. Her research includes a major population survey, estimating the impact of musculoskeletal disorders through the analysis of large scale data sets, and applied research directed towards the development and evaluation of services for people with arthritis. She is a consultant to the World Health Organization on the classification of disablement, and has served on a number of international, national and local expert panels and committees concerned with health and welfare service delivery and community-based research.
Teresa J. Brady, Ph.D., is the Director of Chronic Disease Services for the Fairview Health System in Minneapolis. She is the project director for an internally funded demonstration project: Primary Care/Care Coordinator Partnership in Chronic Disease Management. She has 20 years of experience in health care for individuals with chronic diseases in a variety of roles and settings. Dr. Brady is active with the National Chronic Care Consortium. She is also a member of the Fairview Health System's Care Council, and Chronic Care Systems Committee, two internal groups that are developing the models, protocols, and structures necessary to provide effective and appropriate care to