Positions

Selected Publications

Book

Year Title Altmetric
2009 Preface.  Ed. 23.  2009

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.  467-473. 2018
2015 Systemic glucocorticoids in rheumatology.  423-433. 2015
2013 Epidemiology of gout.  7-23. 2013
2013 Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis.  1191-1223. 2013
2009 Osteoporosis.  393-404. 2009
2008 Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis.  1135-1166. 2008
2008 Osteoporosis A. epidemiology and clinical assessment.  576-583. 2008
2005 Prevention and Treatment 2005
2001 Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.  140-145. 2001

Research Overview

  • Dr. Saag's current research focuses on the epidemiology of osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis as well as methods to translate evidence into practice for both arthritis and osteoporosis.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Deep South Translational Research Mentored Career Development Program (CCTS)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • NRSA Training Core (CCTS)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • T32 In Health Services Research Training Program  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Private Grant  awarded by HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • CF Admin Core (Old) to New  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • CF Project 2 (Old) to New  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • CF Project 3 (OLD) to new  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • CF Project 4 (OLD) to new  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Administrative Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Improving Minority Gout Care and Clinical Research Participation in the Southeast  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Project 1: AMPK and Inflammation in Gout  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Project 2: Novel Risk Factors and Precision Medicine for Gout Flares  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Project 3: Translational Genomics of Hyperuricemia  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMPEL BIOSOLUTIONS 2016 - 2021
  • Strengthening Translational Research in Diverse Enrollment (STRIDE)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS (WORCESTER) 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEREO BIOPHARMA 3 LIMITED 2017 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by KIBOW BIOTECH 2019 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by RADIUS HEALTH 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by SHANTON PHARMA CO. LTD 2019 - 2020
  • National Resource Center for High-Impact Clinical Trials in Medical Rehabilitation: Promo/Dissemination Component  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2018 - 2020
  • REduCing Immunogenicity to PegloticasE (RECIPE)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (KL2)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • UAB K12 in Patient Centered Outcomes Research  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2014 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC. 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ACTIVE LIFE SCIENTIFIC, INC. 2018 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by SWEDISH ORPHAN BIOVITRUM AB 2017 - 2019
  • UAB Health Services, Outcomes, and Effectiveness Research Training Program  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA GLOBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER 2010 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2012 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2012 - 2018
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT) - Project 2  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT) - Administrative Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • UAB Deep South Arthritis and Musculoskeletal CERTs  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2011 - 2017
  • Activating Patients to Reduce Osteoporosis (APROPOS)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2017
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Translation Center  awarded by Baylor University 2016 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by SAVIENT PHARMACEUTICALS 2012 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARDEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2013 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by ELI LILLY AND COMPANY 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by HORIZON PHARMA USA, INC. 2016
  • Pilot Studies for the Active Comparator Osteoporosis Large Simple Trial (ATLAST)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2016
  • Effectiveness of DiscontinuinG BisphosphonatEs Study (EDGE)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2016
  • A Patient Activation Intervention to Improve Bone Health in Older Adults  awarded by University of Iowa 2010 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA DEVELOPMENT CENTER AMERICAS, INC. 2015 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA DEVELOPMENT CENTER AMERICAS, INC. 2014 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by CREALTA PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC - NEW 2015 - 2016
  • Mid-Career Investigator Award  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2015
  • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institutional Award (K12)  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARDEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARDEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2013 - 2014
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center - Project 4  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARDEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA GLOBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER 2010 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK & COMPANY, INC. 2009 - 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by ARDEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2011 - 2013
  • UAB K12 in Comparative Effectiveness Research  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • UAB T32 in Comparative Effectiveness Research  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • UAB Health Services & Outcomes Research Training Program  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2009 - 2013
  • Detection and Analysis of Adverse Events Related to Regulated Products in Automated Healthcare Data. Efforts to Develop the Sentinel Initiative  awarded by HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE 2011 - 2012
  • The Global Longitudinal Registry of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS (WORCESTER) 2006 - 2012
  • Deep South Musculoskeletal Certs (DSMC)  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2007 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by Procter & Gamble Company 2008 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2009 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK & COMPANY, INC. 2009 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by Sanofi US Services Inc 2009 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by TAKEDA GLOBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER 2010 - 2011
  • Improving Bone Health Among RA Patients on Chronic Glucocorticoids  awarded by American College of Rheumatology 2008 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by ELI LILLY AND COMPANY 2004 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 2010 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2009 - 2011
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2010
  • Investigator On

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • INvestigations In Gout, Hyperuricemia, and ComorbidiTies (INSIGHT) Center of Research Translation (CORT) - Project 4: Protecting Renal Function with Urate-Lowering Drugs  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • UAB Research and Education Program in Neuroscience  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • Implementation of DEcision-Aid for Lupus in Practice Settings for Shared Decision-Making (SOM): IDEAL Study  awarded by PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2018 - 2021
  • Biology or Management: Understanding Racial Differences in Post Fracture Outcomes  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2021
  • Training Program in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases Research  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • National Resource Center for High-Impact Clinical Trials in Medical Rehabilitation: Admin Oversight Component  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • National Resource Center for High-Impact Clinical Trials in Medical Rehabilitation: Coordinating Center  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials (REACT)  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • DNA Sequencing for Newborn Nurseries in the South  awarded by HUDSONALPHA INSTITUTE FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY 2017 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2016 - 2019
  • Skeletal Health in Bariatric Surgery Patients  awarded by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Foundation 2017 - 2019
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (P60)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2019
  • UAB Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center - Core A (Administrative Core)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2019
  • Targeting the Interactions Between Disordered Iron Homeostasis and Mineral Metabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2018
  • Individualized Patient Decision Making for Treatment Choices Among Minorities with Lupus  awarded by PATIENT CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2013 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by O.N. DIAGNOSTICS, LLC 2015 - 2017
  • Centers of Research Translation (CoRT)  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • UAB Research and Education Program in Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Neuropathology  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Janssen 2016 - 2017
  • PROs in Inflammatory Arthritis: Electronic Capture to Improve Patient Outcomes  awarded by RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 2014 - 2017
  • A Pilot Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of the Live Zoster Vaccine in Anti-TNF Users  awarded by RHEUMATOLOGY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 2013 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by ABBVIE INC 2016
  • Arthritis Patient Partnership With Comparative Effectiveness Researchers (AR-Power PPRN)  awarded by GLOBAL HEALTHY LIVING FOUNDATION 2014 - 2015
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 linked awards: UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2015
  • Longitudinal Comparative Effectiveness & Safety of Biologics in Autoimmunity  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2009 - 2014
  • Burden of Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density in the United States  awarded by National Osteoporosis Foundation 2012 - 2014
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • NIAMS Multidiscipllinary Clinical Research Center - Administrative Core  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2014
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) KL2 Component  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2014
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) UL1  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2014
  • Using CERs to Optimize Quality of Life for Persons with Diabetes and Chronic Pain  awarded by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality/DHHS 2010 - 2013
  • Comprehensive Minority and Health Disparities Research Center - ARRA Supplement  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2012
  • Comprehensive Minority and Health Disparities Research Center  awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON MINORITY HEALTH AND HEALTH DISPARITIES/NIH/DHHS 2007 - 2012
  • Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Fracture and Vascular Disease  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2007 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC. 2010 - 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Science in Epidemiology, University of Iowa 1993
  • Doctor of Medicine, Northwestern University 1986
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Residency 1990
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Postdoctoral Fellowship 1993
  • Full Name

  • Kenneth Saag