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Uta Kiltz


Uta Kiltz is a senior rheumatologist at Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet and a clinical lecturer, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. She is a clinical rheumatologist with research interests and expertise in the diagnosis and management of inflammatory rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis (SpA), and gouty arthritis. She is also a lead coordinator for publishing national recommendation for axial spondyloarthritis and gouty arthritis. She has a special interest in SpA, particularly on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and quality instruments. Over the past years, she has actively contributed to develop and translate PROs for patients with SpA (ASAS Health Index (ASAS HI), Psoriatic Arthritis Impact of Disease (PSAID), and translation into German (Psoriatic Arthritis Quality of Life (PSAQoL), Osteoarthritis Quality of Life (OAQoL), Fibromyalgia Raid Screening Tool (FiRST)). The ASAS Health Index (ASAS HI) is a unique questionnaire since it is the first questionnaire ever which is based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF). Recently, she coordinate the development of the ASAS quality standards for assessing the quality of care in patients with axSpA. Uta Kiltz attended medical school at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, and trained at the university hospital in Bochum before she moved to Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet to complete training in rheumatology. She is a member of international committees and organizations like the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS), European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) as well as the German Society for Rheumatology (DGRh).

Full name: Uta Kiltz

Current country: Germany

Membership level: Full

Type of membership: Member

Number of publications: 0

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