David Felson MD, MPH

Boston University School of Medicine


Dr. Felson’s research has consistently focused on musculoskeletal diseases highly prevalent in the elderly, and he has written extensively on the epidemiology of osteoarthritis and osteoporosis and on the measurement of outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis. He is on the steering committees of the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Studies (MOST) and the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI). Dr. Felson was the first non-bench science recipient of the ACR Kunkel young scientist award, was the first recipient of the ACR’s Clinical Research Award and has received also the Arthritis Foundation’s Howley Prize for major contributions to rheumatology research.