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Richard S Panush, MD

TitleProfessor of Clinical Medicine
InstitutionUniversity of Southern California
DepartmentMedicine
AddressIRD 427
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90089-9099
Phone+1 323 442 1946
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    Phi Beta Kappa1963Member
    University of Michigan Medical School1963  - 1967Outstanding Students' Scholarship Award
    Alpha Omega Alpha1966Member
    Veterans Administration1977  - 1980Merit Review Grant Award
    Veterans Administration 1980  - 1983Preceptor, Clinical Investigator Award
    Veterans Administration1985  - 1988Preceptor, Clinical Investigator Awardee
    American College of Rheumatology2005Distinguished Service Award (Award of Distinction)
    American College of Physicians2008Master
    American College of Rheumatology2008Master
    Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey 2010Leadership Award for Humanism in Healthcare
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center 2010Panush Fund for Medical Humanities
    Saint Barnabas Medical Center2010Richard S. Panush, M.D., Lecture Series for Medical Humanities
    Association of Chiefs and Chairs of Medicine2010  - 2011Distinguished Service Award

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    Dr. Richard Panush was born in Detroit, Michigan. He received his undergraduate (BA 1965) and medical school (MD 1967) education at the University of Michigan (AOA medical honorary society (1966). Dr. Panush completed his internal medicine residency training at Duke University Medical Center. He undertook fellowship training in rheumatology and clinical immunology at the Robert Breck and Peter Bent Brigham Hospitals at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Panush went to the University of Florida in 1973, where he was Chief of the Division of Clinical Immunology, Rheumatology and Allergy at the University of Florida College of Medicine and affiliated Veterans Administration Medical Center from 1976 to 1988, and subsequently was the Clinical Arthritis Scholar Professor of Medicine. In 1989 Dr. Panush accepted an appointment as Chairman and Program Director, Department of Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey (the nation’s 13th best hospital in a recent survey); he was Professor (1989- present) and Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine (1989-1998), University of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School, Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1999- 2008, Professor of Medical Humanities, Drew University.

    In October 2010 he accepted an appointment as Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Dr. Panush has been President, Southeast Region American College of Rheumatology; Editor of Postgraduate Advances in Rheumatology; Editor-in-chief of the Yearbook of Rheumatology; on the editorial boards of Arthritis and Rheumatism, The Bulletin on the Rheumatic Diseases, and the Journal of Rheumatology; an editor of the rheumatology section of the Medical Knowledge Self Assessment Program of the American College of Physicians and Associate Editor of their Physician Information and Education Resource Project; Associate Editor of ACR News; has edited the American College of Rheumatology Hotline; has been features editor of the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology; writes a column for The Rheumatologist; served on the Arthritis Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration; served on the Alternative Medicine Program Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health, served on American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Education, Communications and Marketing, Industry Relations, Curriculum, and Planning Committees; chaired the American College of Rheumatology Sponsored Programs, Public Forum, Complementary and Alternative Remedies, and Board’s Ethics Committees; was on the American College of Rheumatology Board of Directors; was a member of the American Board of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors; was recipient of the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Service Award (2005); is a Master of the American College of Physicians (2007)and of the American College of Rheumatology (2008); was a member of other committees of the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, American College of Physicians and American Board of Internal Medicine; and was a member of the founding Organizational Work Group, Council, President of the Association of Chiefs and Chairs of Medicine, and recipient of their first Distinguished Service Award, and President-Elect of the National Society of Clinical Rheumatologists.

    He was honored by Saint Barnabas Medical Center for his distinguished service as Department Chair for 22 years with establishment of the Rena and Richard Panush endowment for Medical Humanities and the Richard S. Panush, MD, Annual Medical Humanities Lecture series. The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recognized him with its Leadership Award for Humanism in Medicine. He has written over 500 scientific publications and is widely recognized for his expertise on various aspects of rheumatic diseases and clinical immunology, and for his perspectives on medicine. Dr. Panush’s research has been cited in Time magazine, he has been invited to write about arthritis for Encyclopedia Britannica, and he has been listed in the Best Doctors in America.


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    1. Tran HW, Panush R. Some days you win. Clin Rheumatol. 2018 Jul 25. PMID: 30046923.
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    2. Tran HW, Mathias LM, Panush R. Has Rheumatology Become A More Attractive Career Choice? Comparison Of Trends In The Rheumatology Fellowship Match From 2008 To 2013 With 2014 To 2017. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jun 28. PMID: 29953744.
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    3. Leatherwood C, Panush R. Re: Re: Did King Herod suffer from a rheumatic disease? doi: 10.1007/s10067-017-3583-z. Clin Rheumatol. 2017 10; 36(10):2395. PMID: 28733793.
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    4. Hsieh EP, Hadler NM, Panush R. Reflecting on Fellowship Training: The Difference Between Training Rheumatology Fellows and Rheumatologists. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 Jun; 69(6):765-768. PMID: 27863084.
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    5. Panush R. Advice for my chief resident. Med Teach. 2018 Mar; 40(3):310-312. PMID: 28510486.
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    6. Kelly A, Panush R. Diagnostic uncertainty and epistemologic humility. Clin Rheumatol. 2017 06; 36(6):1211-1214. PMID: 28432522.
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    7. Panush R, Matteson EL. Presidents' Day reflections. Why Donald Trump could not be a rheumatologist. Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Jul; 36(7):1695-1696. PMID: 28405844.
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    8. Leatherwood C, Panush R. Did King Herod suffer from a rheumatic disease? Clin Rheumatol. 2017 Apr; 36(4):741-744. PMID: 28243759.
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    9. Savvas S, Panush R. Should all rheumatologists study musculoskeletal anatomy? Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Jul; 34(7):1153-6. PMID: 25912214.
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    10. Johnson JA, Yu SS, Elist M, Arkfeld D, Panush R. Rheumatologic manifestations of the "MonoMAC" syndrome. a systematic review. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 Sep; 34(9):1643-5. PMID: 25739845.
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    11. Kaptein AA, Smyth JM, Panush R. Wolf-living with SLE in a novel. Clin Rheumatol. 2015 May; 34(5):887-90. PMID: 25367348.
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    12. Mofrad A, Rajbhandary R, Panush R. The art and science of tapering glucocorticoids in patients with rheumatic diseases. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 41(6):1252. PMID: 24882865.
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    13. Rosenstein RK, Panush R, Kramer N, Rosenstein ED. Hypereosinophilia and seroconversion of rheumatoid arthritis. Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Nov; 33(11):1685-8. PMID: 24609760.
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    14. Romain PL, Dorff EN, Rajbhandary R, Panush R. Ethics, professionalism, and rheumatology. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Oct; 65(10):2533-6. PMID: 23839965.
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    15. Kreitenberg AJ, Quismorio FP, Hsieh EP, Ben-Ari R, Panush R. Improving the care of patients with rheumatic diseases who have cardiovascular risk: comment on the article by Gossec et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Sep; 65(9):1548-9. PMID: 23463623.
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    16. Perret D, Chang EY, Pang W, Shinada S, Panush R. Reflecting on pain management for patients with osteoarthritis and other rheumatic disorders: there's more to pain management than managing pain. Pain Manag. 2013 Jul; 3(4):295-301. PMID: 24654815; PMCID: PMC4363121.
    17. Panush R. C'mon, CAM. J Rheumatol. 2013 May; 40(5):544-6. PMID: 23637375.
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    18. Quismorio A, Brahmbhatt B, Houng M, Panush R. Etanercept allergy and anaphylaxis. J Rheumatol. 2012 Nov; 39(11):2225-6. PMID: 23118296.
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    19. Kovacs D, Torralba KD, Fox DA, Solomon DH, Panush R. Reflecting on early arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2012 Nov; 39(11):2059-61. PMID: 23118276.
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    20. Panush R, Quismorio FP, Fox DA. Epilogue: how will we care for patients with early arthritis? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):427-9. PMID: 22819093.
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    21. Torralba KD, Panush R, Quismorio FP. Early arthritis: a race to the starting line. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2012 May; 38(2):xiii-xv. PMID: 22819094.
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    22. Bhangle S, Panush R, Berman EL, Schumacher HR. Clinical images: synovial fluid clues to ochronosis. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Feb; 64(2):473. PMID: 21989596.
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    23. Onishi K, Utturkar A, Chang E, Panush R, Hata J, Perret-Karimi D. Osteoarthritis: A Critical Review. Crit Rev Phys Rehabil Med. 2012; 24(3-4):251-264. PMID: 25750483.
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    24. Ortiz EC, Torralba KD, O'Dell JR, Panush R. Later comes earlier, nowadays. J Rheumatol. 2011 Nov; 38(11):2287-9. PMID: 22045932.
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    25. Rajbhandary R, Khezri A, Panush R. Rheumatoid cachexia: what is it and why is it important? J Rheumatol. 2011 Mar; 38(3):406-8. PMID: 21362777.
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    26. Rajbhandary R, Bhangle S, Patel S, Sen D, Perlman A, Panush R. Perspectives about complementary and alternative medicine in rheumatology. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2011 Feb; 37(1):1-8. PMID: 21220081.
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    27. Sen D, Rajbhandary R, Carlino A, Anderson RJ, Schur PH, Panush R. Are there patients with inflammatory disease who do not respond to prednisone? J Rheumatol. 2010 Aug 01; 37(8):1559-61. PMID: 20675852.
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    28. Panush R. Ethics: Privilege and principle: gifts and industry relationships revisited. Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2009 Aug; 5(8):421-3. PMID: 19648941.
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    29. Bhangle SD, Sapru S, Panush R. Back pain made simple: an approach based on principles and evidence. Cleve Clin J Med. 2009 Jul; 76(7):393-9. PMID: 19570970.
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    30. Bhangle SD, Houng M, Rezai F, Panush R. What is the "exercise prescription" for patients with knee osteoarthritis? Clin J Sport Med. 2009 May; 19(3):243-4. PMID: 19423982.
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    31. Panush R, Wallace DJ, Dorff RE, Engleman EP. Retraction of the suggestion to use the term "Reiter's syndrome" sixty-five years later: the legacy of Reiter, a war criminal, should not be eponymic honor but rather condemnation. Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Feb; 56(2):693-4. PMID: 17265506.
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    32. Panush R. Why I no longer accept pens (or other "gifts") from industry (and why you shouldn't either). J Rheumatol. 2004 Aug; 31(8):1478-82. PMID: 15290724.
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    33. Panush R, Paraschiv D, Dorff RE. The tainted legacy of Hans Reiter. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2003 Feb; 32(4):231-6. PMID: 12621586.
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    34. Panush R. An unusual synovial fluid as a clue to a cause of ankle monoarthritis. J Clin Rheumatol. 2002 Oct; 8(5):284. PMID: 17041389.
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    35. Perlman A, Panush R. It's a dirty job but someone has to do it: thoughts about mud and other complementary and alternative therapies. J Clin Rheumatol. 2002 Aug; 8(4):187-8. PMID: 17041357.
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    36. Shine D, Jessen L, Bajaj J, Pencak D, Panush R. Actual and potential effects of medical resident coverage on reimbursement for inpatient visits by attending physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2002 Jun; 17(6):428-34. PMID: 12133156; PMCID: PMC1495063.
    37. Panush R. Not for sale, not even for rent: just say no. Thoughts about the American College of Rheumatology adopting a code of ethics. J Rheumatol. 2002 May; 29(5):1049-57. PMID: 12022322.
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    38. Panush R. Shift happens: complementary and alternative medicine for rheumatologists. J Rheumatol. 2002 Apr; 29(4):656-8. PMID: 11950003.
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    39. Wernicke AG, Panush R. Running and the musculoskeletal system. Bull Rheum Dis. 2001; 50(11):1-4. PMID: 11710173.
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    40. Panush R, Mihailescu GD, Gornisiewicz MT, Sutaria SH, Wallace DJ. Sex and arthritis. Bull Rheum Dis. 2000 Jul; 49(7):1-4. PMID: 11126624.
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    41. Panush R, Levine ML, Reichlin M. Do I need an ANA? Some thoughts about man's best friend and the transmissibility of lupus. J Rheumatol. 2000 Feb; 27(2):287-91. PMID: 10685785.
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    42. Perlman AI, Eisenberg DM, Panush R. Talking with patients about alternative and complementary medicine. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1999 Nov; 25(4):815-22. PMID: 10573758.
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    43. Pyasta RT, Panush R. Common painful foot syndromes. Bull Rheum Dis. 1999; 48(10):1-4. PMID: 10687250.
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    44. Wallace DJ, Shapiro S, Panush R. Update on fibromyalgia syndrome. Bull Rheum Dis. 1999; 48(5):1-4. PMID: 10526425.
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    45. van Solingen RM, Ritter JM, Panush R. When it's not a rheumatic disease. Bull Rheum Dis. 1998 Oct; 47(6):2-4. PMID: 9805404.
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    46. Sood A, Panush R, Pinals RS. Case management study: polyarthritis with fever. Bull Rheum Dis. 1998 May; 47(3):1-4. PMID: 9595837.
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    47. Panush R, Schur PH. It is lupus? Bull Rheum Dis. 1997 Oct; 46(6):3-8. PMID: 9336999.
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    48. Solomon DH, Bates DW, Panush R, Katz JN. Costs, outcomes, and patient satisfaction by provider type for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal conditions: a critical review of the literature and proposed methodologic standards. Ann Intern Med. 1997 Jul 01; 127(1):52-60. PMID: 9214253.
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    49. Panush R, Arend WP. Rheumatology. JAMA. 1997 Jun 18; 277(23):1899-900. PMID: 9185825.
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    50. Kachroo A, Tello C, Bais R, Panush R. Giant cell arteritis: diagnosis and management. Bull Rheum Dis. 1996 Aug; 45(5):2-5. PMID: 8768498.
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    51. Panush R. Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. J Clin Rheumatol. 1996 Jun; 2(3):172. PMID: 19078058.
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    52. Pensabeni-Jasper T, Panush R. Review: corticosteroid usage: observations at a community hospital. Am J Med Sci. 1996 May; 311(5):234-9. PMID: 8615399.
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    53. Castro SM, Berman E, Chang PC, Kintiroglou M, Rickert RR, Sostowski R, Panush R. Factitial illness mimicking rheumatic disease with panniculitis. J Clin Rheumatol. 1996 Apr; 2(2):79-84. PMID: 19078034.
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    54. Panush R, Thoburn R. Should minocycline be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis? Bull Rheum Dis. 1996 Apr; 45(2):2-5. PMID: 8901389.
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    55. Panush R. Upon finding a Nazi anatomy atlas: the lessons of Nazi medicine. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1996; 59(4):18-22. PMID: 9130854.
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    56. Panush R, Kaplan H. Who will care for our patients? J Rheumatol. 1995 Dec; 22(12):2197-9. PMID: 8835547.
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    57. Panush R, Carias K, Kramer N, Rosenstein ED. The solution should include those physicians providing care that best leads to healthy, satisfied patients. J Clin Rheumatol. 1995 Oct; 1(5):309. PMID: 19078006.
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    58. Panush R. My son, the chairman. J Clin Rheumatol. 1995 Aug; 1(4):245-8. PMID: 19077988.
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    59. Panush R. The new academic year. Am J Med. 1995 Jul; 99(1):98. PMID: 7598150.
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    60. Panush R. Some reflections of a rheumatologist about medical education. J Fla Med Assoc. 1995 May; 82(5):358-9. PMID: 7602309.
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    61. Panush R, Carias K, Kramer N, Rosenstein ED. Acute arthritis in the hospital: comparison of rheumatologic with nonrheumatologic care. J Clin Rheumatol. 1995 Apr; 1(2):74-80. PMID: 19077950.
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    62. Chuzhin Y, Panush R. CPPDDD: what is it and why is it underrecognized? Bull Rheum Dis. 1995 Apr; 44(2):3-5. PMID: 7749471.
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    63. Panush R. A higher standard. Am J Med. 1995 Feb; 98(2):211-2. PMID: 7847438.
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    64. Panush R, Hanson CS, Caldwell JR, Longley S, Stork J, Thoburn R. Is Running Associated with Osteoarthritis? An Eight-Year Follow-up Study. J Clin Rheumatol. 1995 Feb; 1(1):35-9. PMID: 19077939.
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    65. Panush R, Veloso ML, Weiss S, Bielory L. Mechanisms in adverse reactions to food. The joints and muscles. Allergy. 1995; 50(20 Suppl):74-7. PMID: 7741210.
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    66. Carias K, Panush R. Acute arthritis. Bull Rheum Dis. 1994 Nov; 43(7):1-4. PMID: 7804412.
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    67. Panush R, Holtz HA. Is exercise good or bad for arthritis in the elderly? South Med J. 1994 May; 87(5):S74-8. PMID: 8178207.
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    68. Panush R, Cai P, Chuzchin Y, Cintron M, Kramer N, Paolino J, Rosenstein ED, Janelli M, Smith L. Nutritional therapy for active arthritis in pregnant or breast feeding women. Preliminary observations. J Rheumatol. 1994 May; 21(5):967-8. PMID: 8064746.
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    69. Panush R, Lane NE. Exercise and the musculoskeletal system. Baillieres Clin Rheumatol. 1994 Feb; 8(1):79-102. PMID: 8149452.
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    70. Holtz HA, Kramer N, Paolino JS, Rosenstein ED, Panush R. Arthritis: it ain't necessarily so. Compr Ther. 1994; 20(4):244-52. PMID: 8004927.
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    71. Panush R. My mother, the patient. Arthritis Rheum. 1993 Dec; 36(12):1754-6. PMID: 8250998.
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    72. Panush R, Reynolds RC, Benson JA, LaCombe MA. Clinical medicine: perspectives for the future. Am J Med. 1993 Jul; 95(1):1-12. PMID: 8328483.
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    73. Panush R. Is there a role for diet or other questionable therapies in managing rheumatic diseases? Bull Rheum Dis. 1993 Jun; 42(4):1-4. PMID: 8242158.
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    74. Panush R, Greer JM, Morshedian KK. What is lupus? What is not lupus? Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1993 Feb; 19(1):223-34. PMID: 8356256.
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    75. Panush R. Reflections on unproven remedies. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1993 Feb; 19(1):201-6. PMID: 8356254.
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    76. Panush R. You can break your contract but not my heart. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 1993; 56(3):21-2. PMID: 8415885.
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    77. Panush R, Kramer N, Rosenstein ED. Assessment and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 1992 Jun; 4(3):355-64. PMID: 1599816.
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    78. Panush R. American College of Rheumatology position statement: diet and arthritis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1991 May; 17(2):443-4. PMID: 1862250.
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    79. Panush R. [Food, diets and rheumatoid arthritis]. Rev Rhum Mal Osteoartic. 1991 Apr; 58(3 ( Pt 2)):35S-42S. PMID: 2057709.
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    80. Panush R. Monocytes in rheumatoid arthritis. Regulatory, effector, and phenotypic properties. J Rheumatol. 1985 Dec; 12(6):1053-61. PMID: 4093912.
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    81. Schneider HA, Yonker RA, Katz P, Longley S, Panush R. Rheumatoid vasculitis: experience with 13 patients and review of the literature. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 1985 May; 14(4):280-6. PMID: 3909408.
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    82. Panush R, Delafuente JC, Katz P, Johnson J. Modulation of certain immunologic responses by vitamin C. III. Potentiation of in vitro and in vivo lymphocyte responses. Int J Vitam Nutr Res Suppl. 1982; 23:35-47. PMID: 6288604.
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    83. Schur PH, Bianco NE, Panush R. Antigammaglobulins in normal individuals and in patients with adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Rheumatology. 1975; 6:156-66. PMID: 53873.
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    84. Panush R, Bianco NE, Schur PH, Rocklin RE, David JR, Stillman JS. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Cellular hypersensitivity and selective IgA deficiency. Clin Exp Immunol. 1972 Jan; 10(1):103-15. PMID: 5022450; PMCID: PMC1713104.
    85. Bianco NE, Panush R, Stillman JS, Schur PH. Immunologic studies of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 1971 Nov-Dec; 14(6):685-96. PMID: 4944431.
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    86. Panush R, Alpert E, Schur PH. Absence of Australia antigen and antibody in patients with rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Rheum. 1971 Nov-Dec; 14(6):782-3. PMID: 5135798.
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    87. Panush R, Bianco NE, Schur PH. Serum and synovial fluid IgG, IgA and IgM antigammaglobulins in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 1971 Nov-Dec; 14(6):737-47. PMID: 5316357.
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    88. Panush R, Franco AE, Schur PH. Rheumatoid arthritis associated with eosinophilia. Ann Intern Med. 1971 Aug; 75(2):199-205. PMID: 4934278.
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