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ARP Executive Committee



The Association of Rheumatology Professionals (ARP), a division of the ACR, exists to equip rheumatology health professionals with the tools you need to provide quality care for patients with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. See the members of the ARP Executive Committee below.

Staff Contact: Janell Martin

Meet the ARP Executive Committee

Kori Dewing, ARNP, DNP


University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Term: 2022-2023

Barbara A. Slusher, PA-C, MSW

Immediate Past President

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Summerton, SC

Term: 2022-2023

Aileen Ledingham, PT, MS, PhD


Mount Auburn Hospital

Cambridge, MA

Term: 2022-2023

Adam Goode, DPT, PhD, PT


Duke University

Durham, NC

Term: 2022-2023

Anna Lawrence, MBA

Member-at-Large, Finance

North GA Rheumatology Group

Lawrenceville, GA

Term: 2020-2023

Kaleb Michaud, PhD

Committee on Research Liaison

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

Term: 2022-2023

Kimberly Steinbarger, DHSc, MHS, PT

Practice Committee Chair

Husson University

Bangor, ME

Term: 2021-2023

Jillian Rose-Smith, MPH, PhD, MSW

Annual Meeting Planning Subcommittee Chair

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY

Term: 2023-2026

Adena Batterman, MSW

eLearning Subcommittee Chair

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY

Term: 2023-2026

Don Miller, PharmD

Government Affairs Representative

North Dakota University

Fargo, ND

Term: 2022-2023

Susan Bartlett, PhD

Member-at-Large, 2 year

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec

Term: 2021-2023

Michael Lavalley, PhD

Member-at-Large, 1 year

Boston University School of Public Health

Boston, MA

Term: 2022-2023

Sindhu Johnson, MD, PhD

ACR Member Representative

University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

Term: 2022–2023

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