Welcome to the 3rd International Thumb Osteoarthritis Workshop (ITOW 2018), November 8-10, 2018, Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California.

The Program is now available. Please follow the Program & Contacts tab above.

The purpose of ITOW 2018 is to bring together thought leaders in thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis, to discuss and disseminate basic science and clinical research, and to identify high-yield areas of research that have the potential to transform patient care.  Topic areas will include normal and pathologic anatomy, biomechanics, cartilage biology, neuromuscular control, diagnosis, clinical staging, treatment, therapy, outcome assessment, and clinical study design.

Conference Venue:

  • The workshop will be held at the Li Ka Shing Center (LKSC) for Learning and Knowledge on the Campus at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. See the Venue tab for details.  

Meeting Hosts:

  • J.J. Trey Crisco, Ph.D., Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    [email protected]
  • Amy L. Ladd M.D.,  Stanford University, Orthopaedics, Robert Chase Hand Center 
    [email protected]
  • Arnold-Peter C. Weiss M.D., Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    [email protected]

Meeting Organizers:

  • Deborah E. Kenney, M.S., OTR/L, Stanford University, Orthopaedics, Robert Chase Hand Center
    [email protected] (Head, Local Organizing Committee)
  • Douglas C. Moore, M.S., Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    [email protected]  (Head, Program Committee)