ACR Awardees, Research Spotlight and More



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ACR Convergence 2021 Masters and Awards of Distinction

At this year’s ACR Convergence, five CARRA members were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of pediatric rheumatology. Please join us in congratulating your CARRA colleagues!


Bob Colbert  

Bob Colbert, MD, PhD - National Institutes of Health

Yukiko Kimura

Yukiko Kimura, MD - Hackensack University Medical Center


Awards of Distinction 

Bryce A. Binstadt, MD, PhD - University of Minnesota

Excellence in Investigative Mentoring

Brian M. Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC - Hospital for Sick Children

Distinguished Clinical Investigator 

Richard K. Vehe - University of Minnesota 

Paulding Phelps Award


Research Spotlight

Let’s give another round of applause to the many accomplished CARRA members who presented and moderated discussions at ACR. Here’s just a small sample of two CARRA studies featured prominently at the conference.

At CARRA, we’re working on more and better ways to promote your CARRA-related research. Be sure to email us with your work so we can explore the opportunities.


One of the first and largest studies of its kind, STOP-JIA was not only presented in an ACR press conference, but also picked up by a number of news outlets:

Controlling Osteoporosis

ACR highlighted CARRA President Emily von Scheven’s discussion on recent advances in osteoporosis research in pediatric rheumatology. Be sure to catch up on this topic through ACR:



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