THE OFFICIAL NEWS SOURCE OF ACR CONVERGENCE 2022 • NOVEMBER 10-14



Today’s Knowledge Bowl finals set

Rheum-Nados from Franciscan Alliance and Tram-a-dolls from Oregon Health & Science University qualified Sunday for the finals of this year’s Knowledge Bowl.

The teams will face the two-time defending champions, The Hawkeyes from the University of Iowa. The finals begin at 11:00 am today in Ballroom A.

Rheum-Nados has team members Keith Reich, DO, FACOI, FACR, RhMSUS; Mark Vercel, DO; and Nisha Dsilva, DO. Tram-a-dolls: Oregon Health & Science University has Pascale Schwab, Marcia Friedman, and Julianna Desmarais.

In addition to having team members’ names added to the traveling Knowledge Bowl trophy, this year’s winners will earn complimentary registration and hotel accommodations for the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, which takes place Nov. 3-8 in San Diego, CA, and the chance to defend their title. The team also receives gold medals and tickets to the 2017 President’s Reception.

This year’s other participating teams were Mississippi Mayhem, The Trojan Force, The Hawkeyes, Immuno-Globe Trotters, Fibro Fog, MHC “sans” complex, LSU Hooked – Osteofighters, The Team Who Says NiH, The Hot Joints, The Krzyzewskimabs, No Rheumorse, Know Bones About It, The 1:80 Titer Fighters, Ropes-a-Dopes, and Team Smallbany.