Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Rheumatology Medicine Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name.

Selected Books and Book Chapters
Pachman LM. Juvenile Dermatomyositis: An Update on Clinical and Laboratory Findings. In: Kagen KJ, editor. 2009. The Inflammatory Myopathies. New York: Humana Press 55-86.
Rider LG, Pachman LM, Miller FW, Bollar H, editors. 2007. Myositis and You: A Guide to Juvenile Dermatomyositis for Patients, Families, and Healthcare Providers. Washington, CD: TMA Press
Klein-Gitelman MS. Pediatric Onset Systemic Lupus. In: Buehler B, editor. 2008. Emedicine: Pediatrics. New York: Emedicine
Klein-Gitelman MS, Miller M. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. In: Behrman RE, Kliegman RM, Jenson HB, editors. 2007. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Saunders 809-813.
Miller ML. Evaluation of Suspected Rheumatic Disease. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, editors. 2007. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier 995-997.
Klein-Gitelman MS. Adjuvent Medication in the Treatment of Childhood Arthritis. In: Szer IS. 2006. Textbook of Arthritis in Children and Adolescents for the Clinician: differential diagnosis and management. kimura Y, Malleson P, Southwood T, editors. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Klein-Gitelman MS. Rheumatologic and Autoimmune Conditions. In: Green T, Franklin W, Tanz R, editors. 2004. Just the Facts in Pediatrics. New York: McGraw Hill

Selected PubMed Publications

Megan Curran, MD
The challenges of transferring chronic illness patients to adult care: reflections from pediatric and adult rheumatology at a US academic center.
Hersh AO, Pang S, Curran ML, Milojevic DS, von Scheven E
Pediatric rheumatology online journal 2009; 7:13
PMID: 19505332
A 14-year-old with joint pain and antinuclear antibodies.
Curran ML
Pediatric annals 2012; 41(3):e1-4
PMID: 22390310
Consensus treatments for moderate juvenile dermatomyositis: Beyond the first two months.
Huber AM, Robinson AB, Reed AM, Abramson L, Bout-Tabaku S, Carrasco R, Curran M, Feldman BM, Gewanter H, Griffin T, Haines K, Hoeltzel MF, Isgro J, Kahn P, Lang B, Lawler P, Shaham B, Schmeling H, Scuccimarri R, Shishov M, Stringer E, Wohrley J, Ilowite NT, Wallace C
Arthritis care & research 2011 Nov 10; :
PMID: 22076847

Marisa Klein-Gitelman, MD, MPH
The impact and implications of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus in adolescents.
Klein-Gitelman M, Brunner HI
Current rheumatology reports 2009 Jul; 11(3):212-7
PMID: 19604466
The United States rheumatology workforce: supply and demand, 2005-2025.
Deal CL, Hooker R, Harrington T, Birnbaum N, Hogan P, Bouchery E, Klein-Gitelman M, Barr W
Arthritis and rheumatism 2007 Mar; 56(3):722-9
PMID: 17328042
Cost of treatment of childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus.
Brunner HI, Sherrard TM, Klein-Gitelman MS
Arthritis and rheumatism 2006 Apr 15; 55(2):184-8
PMID: 16583393

Michael Miller, MD
Physician assessment of disease activity in JIA subtypes. Analysis of data extracted from electronic medical records.
Miller ML, Ruprecht J, Wang D, Zhou Y, Lales G, McKenna S, Klein-Gitelman M
Pediatric rheumatology online journal 2011 Apr 14; 9(1):9
PMID: 21492466
Intussusception in an infant with acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy.
Yu JE, Mancini AJ, Miller ML
Pediatric dermatology 2007 Jan-Feb; 24(1):61-4
PMID: 17300653
Psychological adjustment of children and adolescents with chronic arthritis: a meta-analytic review.
LeBovidge JS, Lavigne JV, Donenberg GR, Miller ML
Journal of pediatric psychology 2003 Jan-Feb; 28(1):29-39
PMID: 12490628
Health-related quality of life in children with arthritis.
Miller ML, LeBovidge J, Feldman B
Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America 2002 Aug; 28(3):493-501, vi
PMID: 12380367

Lauren Pachman, MD
Clinical Status and Cardiovascular Risk Profile of Adults with a History of Juvenile Dermatomyositis.
Eimer MJ, Brickman WJ, Seshadri R, Ramsey-Goldman R, McPherson DD, Smulevitz B, Stone NJ, Pachman LM
The Journal of pediatrics 2011 Jul 22; :
PMID: 21784434
Lesional and nonlesional skin from patients with untreated juvenile dermatomyositis displays increased numbers of mast cells and mature plasmacytoid dendritic cells.
Shrestha S, Wershil B, Sarwark JF, Niewold TB, Philipp T, Pachman LM
Arthritis and rheumatism 2010 Sep; 62(9):2813-22
PMID: 20506305
Juvenile dermatomyositis and other idiopathic inflammatory myopathies of childhood.
Feldman BM, Rider LG, Reed AM, Pachman LM
Lancet 2008 Jun 28; 371(9631):2201-12
PMID: 18586175
Duration of chronic inflammation alters gene expression in muscle from untreated girls with juvenile dermatomyositis.
Chen YW, Shi R, Geraci N, Shrestha S, Gordish-Dressman H, Pachman LM
BMC immunology 2008; 9:43
PMID: 18671865