Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency; Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship; Course Director, Practice of Medicine II
Education and Training
Dr. Siaton received her M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center and rheumatology fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center. She completed a Master of Education in the Health Professions in 2017 at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Siaton is currently an associate professor at the University of Maryland where she has been on faculty since 2011. She serves as an associate program director of the internal medicine residency and program director of the rheumatology fellowship.
In the medical school, Dr. Siaton is the course director of Practice of Medicine II course for second-year medical students. She is also a house core faculty member in the Lois Young-Thomas House and serves as mentor for a core group of medical students.
rheumatology, clinical education, curriculum development
Berman JR, O'Rourke KS, Kolasinski SL, Aizer J, Wheatley M, Battistone MJ, Siaton BC, Criscione-Schreiber L, Pillinger MH, and Lazaro M. The Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award: Fifteen years of promoting rheumatology educators and education. Arthritis Care Res. 2016 Feb 11. doi: 10.1002/acr.22858. [Epub ahead of print]
Callahan LF, Shreffler J, Siaton BC, Helmick CG, Schoster B, Schwartz TA, Chen JC, Renner JB, Jordan JM. Limited educational attainment and radiographic and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional analysis using data from the Johnston County (North Carolina) Osteoarthritis Project. Arthritis Res Ther. 2010;12(2):R46. doi: 10.1186/ar2956. Epub 2010 Mar 18.
Singh JA, Guyatt G, Ogdie A, Gladman DD, Deal C, Deodhar A, Dubreuil M, Dunham J, Husni ME, Kenny S, Kwan-Morley J, Lin J, Marchetta P, Mease PJ, Merola JF, Miner J, Ritchlin CT, Siaton B, Smith BJ, Van Voorhees AS, Jonsson AH, Shah AA, Sullivan N, Turgunbaev M, Coates LC, Gottlieb A, Magrey M, Nowell WB, Orbai AM, Reddy SM, Scher JU, Siegel E, Siegel M, Walsh JA, Turner AS, Reston J. Special Article: 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation Guideline for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Jan;71(1):2-29. doi: 10.1002/acr.23789. PMID: 30499259
Singh JA, Guyatt G, Ogdie A, Gladman DD, Deal C, Deodhar A, Dubreuil M, Dunham J, Husni ME, Kenny S, Kwan-Morley J, Lin J, Marchetta P, Mease PJ, Merola JF, Miner J, Ritchlin CT, Siaton B, Smith BJ, Van Voorhees AS, Jonsson AH, Shah AA, Sullivan N, Turgunbaev M, Coates LC, Gottlieb A, Magrey M, Nowell WB, Orbai AM, Reddy SM, Scher JU, Siegel E, Siegel M, Walsh JA, Turner AS, Reston J. Special Article: 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation Guideline for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Jan;71(1):5-32. doi: 10.1002/art.40726. PMID: 30499246
Sabha M, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Lorevivicint, an intra-articular potential disease-modifying osteoarthritis drug. Expert Opin Investig Drug. 2020 Dec; 29(12):1339-1346. doi: 10.1080/13543784.2020.1842357. PMID:33096010
Siaton BC, Hogans BB, Hochberg MC. Precision medicine in osteoarthritis: not yet ready for prime time. Expert Rev Prec Med Drug Dev. 2020 Nov; 6(1):5-8. doi:10.1080/23808993.2020.1842731.
Hogans BB, Siaton BC, Taylor MN, Katzel LI, Sorkin JD. Low back pain and substance use: Diagnostic and administrative coding for opioid use and dependence increased in U.S. older adults with LBP. Pain Med. 2021 Apr 20;22(4):836-847. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa428. PMID 33594426
Gendelman HK, Sabha M, Gryaznov AA, Siaton BC. Recurrent syncope due to concurrent cardiac sarcoidosis vasculitis. Am J Case Rep. 2021 Jan 29;22:e927331. DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.927331. PMID: 33510124
Khawaja MN, Alhassan E, Bilal J, Jatwani S, Mehta B, Bhalla V, Morgan DJ, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Medical overuse of therapies and diagnostics in rheumatology. Clin Rheumatol. 2021 May; 40(5):2087-2094. doi: 1007/s10067-021-05638-2. PMID 33569709
Alhassan E, Gendelman HK, Sabha MM, Hawkins-Holt M, Siaton BC. Bilateral retinal vasculitis as the first presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus. Am J Case Rep. 2021 May 3; 22;e930650. doi:10.12659/AJCR.930650. PMID: 33935278
D’Adamo C, Workman K, Barnabic C, Retener N, Siaton B, Piedrahita G, Bowden B, Norman N, and Berman B. Culinary medicine training in core medical school curriculum improved medical student nutrition knowledge and confidence in providing nutrition counseling. Am J Lifestyle Med. Epub 2021 June 21. doi: 10.1177/15598276211021749
Alhassan E, Siaton BC, Hochberg MC. Did COVID-19 impact osteoarthritis -clinical perspective? Current Opin Rheumatol. 2022 Jan; 34(1):68-72. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000851. PMID: 34698678
Falloon K, Cohen, B, Ananthakrishnan A, Barnes E, Bhattacharya A, Colombel J, Cross R, Driscoll M, Fernandez A, Ha C, Herfarth H, Horst S, Hou J, Husni M, Kroshinsky D, Kuhn Kristine, Lowder C, Martin G, Parikh D, Sayed Christopher, Schocket L, Siaton B, Vedak P, Weisman M, Rieder F. A United States expert consensus to standardize definitions, follow-up and treatment targets for extra-intestinal manifestations in inflammatory bowel disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022 May; 55(9):1179-1191. doi: 10.1111/apt.16853.
Dr. Siaton is a recepient of the Rheumatology Research Foundation Clinician Scholar Educator Award