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Kaleb Michaud, PhD
PhD, Stanford University, 2006
Co-Director, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases (NDB)
Assistant Professor, Rheumatology & Immunology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
Adjuct Affiliate, Center for Health Policy, Stanford University
Dr Michaud is Co-Director of the National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases (NDB), PI for the Rheumatoid Arthritis Investigator's Network (RAIN) Database, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He also assists with the Veterans Affairs Rheumatoid Arthritis (VARA) registry and is a co-founder of the Arthritis Internet Registry with the Arthritis Foundation.
Dr. Michaud first worked with Dr. Fred Wolfe in 1992 and officially joined the NDB as its Senior Analyst in 2001. From 2004-2006 Kaleb was at Stanford as an ARHQ pre-doctoral fellow at PCOR and completed his PhD in Physics with Jay Battacharya acting as his primary advisor in 2006. His primary interests revolve around pharmacoepidemiology, health outcomes, quality of life and cost-effectiveness in rheumatology. He spends much of his timing working with and collaborating with others using the NDB, the world's largest long-term observational data bank in rheumatology with over 36,000 patients since 1998.
Recent NDB research
Michaud K, Vera-Llonch M, Oster G. Mortality Risk by Functional Status and Health-related Quality of Life in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Rheumatol. 2012;39(1):54-9. PubMed link
Courvoisier DS, Agoritsas T, Glauser J, Michaud K, Wolfe F, Cantoni E, et al. Pain as an important predictor of psychosocial health in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012;64(2):190-6. PubMed link
Maska L, Anderson J, Michaud K. Measures of functional status and quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res. 2011;63(S11):S4-S13.
Anderson JK, Zimmerman L, Caplan L, Michaud K. Measures of rheumatoid arthritis disease activity. Arthritis Care Res. 2011;63(S11):S14-S36.
Shahouri SH, Michaud K, Mikuls TR, Caplan L, Shaver TS, Anderson JD, et al. Remission of rheumatoid arthritis in clinical practice: Application of the ACR/EULAR 2011 remission criteria. Arthritis Rheum. 2011;63(11):3204-15. PMCID: 3202065. PubMed link
Smith CJ, Sayles H, Mikuls TR, Michaud K. Minocycline and doxycycline therapy in community patients with rheumatoid arthritis: prescribing patterns, patient-level determinants of use, and patient-reported side effects. Arthritis Res Ther. 2011;13(5):R168. PubMed link
Reid MC, Bennett DA, Chen WG, Eldadah BA, Farrar JT, Ferrell B, et al. Improving the Pharmacologic Management of Pain in Older Adults: Identifying the Research Gaps and Methods to Address Them. Pain Med. 2011;12(9):1336-57. PMCID: 3173592. PubMed link
Wolfe F, Hassett AL, Katz RS, Michaud K, Walitt B. Do We Need Core Sets of Fibromyalgia Domains? The Assessment of Fibromyalgia (and Other Rheumatic Disorders) in Clinical Practice. J Rheumatol. 2011;38(6):1104-12. PubMed link
DT Felson, JS Smolen, G Wells, et al. “American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism provisional definition of remission in rheumatoid arthritis for clinical trials”, Arthrit Rheum, 2011;63(3):573. PubMed link
Mikuls TR, Fay BT, Michaud K, Sayles H, Thiele GM, Caplan L, et al. Associations of disease activity and treatments with mortality in men with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the VARA registry. Rheumatology. 2011;50(1):101-9. PMCID: 3108313. PubMed link