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Amy Ladd, MD
Elsbach-Richards Professor of Surgery and Professor, by courtesy, of Medicine (Immunology & Rheumatology) and of Surgery (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research Interests
1. The kinematics and forces associated with thumb carpometcarpal (CMC) function and pathology
2. The anatomy, microstructure, and immunofluorescent characteristics of the thumb CMC joint
3. Pathomechaniics of CMC arthritis: biomechanical wear, injury, genetic, and environmental causes
4. Archiving, vitalizing, and innovating medical and surgical knowledge, most recently with innovative iBook monographs
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology
Bio Dr. Lin specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all rheumatologic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, myositis, gout, and seronegative spondyloarthropathies. She has received additional training in autoimmune skin diseases and has a special clinical and research interest for psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis, dermatomyositis, cutaneous lupus/systemic lupus, and scleroderma. Dr. Lin is a graduate of USSONAR (Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists) program and performs diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound evaluation and ultrasound-guided injections.
Professor (Research) of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology), Emerita
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Community based psycoeducational intervention studies of disease self management for people with chronic diseases. arthritis, lung diseases, heart disease AIDs, low back pain and diabetes. Programs and studies in Spanish and English. Interventions are in small groups, mailed or on the Internet.