Curriculum Vitae

 

1963-1967    High School, St. Helena H.S. Bronx, New York

 

1967             Graduated High School: Class Valedictorian: received honors in accemics and sports

 

1967-1971    Undergraduate education.  Attended Washington Square College of New York University 
                        (NYU,NYC,NY) Involved in student council, newspaper, sports (Karate Club).

 

1971             Graduated college.  B. A. Major:  Mathematics.  Minor:  Pre-Med.  Received honors. Class    Valectorian.  Phi Beta Kapa, summa cum laude.  Recipient of pre-medical society medal.

 

1971-1977      Graduate School of Arts & Sciences of NYU

 

1971-1977      School of medicine of NYU

 

 1975              Received M.S. Immunology GSAS, NYU

 

1977               Received M.D. degree

 

1977               Received Ph.D. in Immunology (Dept. of Pathology).

 

1977-1978      Internship in Medicine NYU/Bellevue

 

1978               Licensed to practice Medicine in the State of New York

 

1978-1980      Residency in Medicine, NYU/Bellevue

 

1980               Licensed to practice Medicine in the state of Missouri

 

1980               Certified in Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 

1980-1982      Rheumatology Fellowship, Washington University/Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO

 

1982               Licensed to practice Medicine in West Virginia and Ohio

 

1982                Elected member American College of Physicians and a member of  American Rheumatism Association

 

1982               Started Private practice in Wheeling, WV

 

1982-1992     Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

 

1982               Certified in Rheumatology

 

1984               Member of Advisory Board, Gerald Rodham Chapter Scleroderma Foundation

 

1986                Appointed Fellow, American Rheumatism Association

 

1987-1988       Elected Secretary, Ohio County Medical Society

 

 

1988                Elected Fellow American College of Physicians

 

1989                Certified as Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management

 

1991                Appointed to Examination, American Academy of Pain Management

 

1991                Appointed to Ethics Committee, American Academy of Pain Management

 

1992                Appointed Columnist to Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, Soft Tissue Rheumatism

 

1993                Appointed to Editorial staff, Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain

 

1994                Appointed to Medical Advisory Committee for the American Fibromyalgia Syndrome    
                             Association, Inc.

 

1994                Served as Member of the Vancouver Fibromyalgia Consensus Group

 

1994                Rheumatology Advisor Journal of Myofascial Therapy

 

1995                Appointed to Professional Advisory Board of Internal Medicine, American Academy of Pain Management

 

1995                Appointed to Professional Advisory Board of Advisors of Fibromyalgia Research Foundation

 

1997                Appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Pain Management

 

1997                Appointed Chairman of the Examination Committee of the American Academy of Pain Management

 

1998                Became a Sponsor in the International MYOPAIN Society

 

1999                Received Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Interdisciplinary Pain Management Literature” from 1998 to 1999 from American Journal of Pain Management for authoring paper entitled “Proposed Formula of the Estimation of Pain caused by each of Several Traumas Involving Soft Tissue.”

 

2000                Appointed Co-Chairman of the board of directors of the American Academy of Pain Management

 

2001                Appointed to Canadian Expert Consensus Panel for Fibromyalgia

 

2001                Elected President of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Pain Management from 2002 and 2003

 

2002                Appointed Advisory Board of Fibromyalgia Aware, publication of the National Fibromyalgia

 

2002                Moved Practice to Martins Ferry, Ohio

 

 

 

 

 


1974:

 

T-CELL DEPENDENCE OF 19S AND 7S ANTIBODY RESPONSES.  Romano, T. J., Lerman, S.P., Mond, J.J., andThorbecke, G. J. Fed. Proc. 33: 755 (1974) (Abs.)

 

INTERFERENCE WITH THE 7S ANTI-HAPTEN IMMUNE RESPONSE BY HAPTEN CONJUGATES OF A PENUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE CARRIER.  Lerman, S.P., Mond, J. J., Romano, T.J., and Thorbecke, G. J., J. Reticuloendothelial Soc. 15:19 (1974) (Abs.)

 

REGULATORY MECHANISMS IN PROLIFERATION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF LYMPHOID TISSUE WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO GERMINAL CENTRE DEVELOPMENT. Thorbecke, G. J., Romano, T.J., and Lerman, S.P.  Progress in Immunology II Vol 3 Eds. L. Brent and J. Holborrow, North Holland Publishing Company. P. 25 (1974).

 

ADENOSINE DEAMINASE ACTIVITY IN LIVER OF CONGENITALLY ATHYMIC NUDE MICE.  Duetsch, S.I., Romano, T.J., Ghosh, N.K., and Cox, R.P.  Expientia 30: 1247 (1974).

 

1975:

 

INDUCTION OF PRIMARY AND INHIBITION OF SECONDARY ANTIBODY RESPONSE TO HAPTEN BY HAPTEN CONJUGATES OF TYPE III PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE.  Lerman, S.P., Romano, T.J., Mond, J.J., Heidelberger, M., and Thorbecke, G.L.  Cell Immunol. 15:321 (1975).

 

THYMUS INFLUENCE OF THE CONVERSION OF 19S TO 7S ANTIBODY FORMATION IN THE RESPONSE TO TNP-BRUCELLA.  Romano, T.J., and Thorbecke, G. J.  J. Immunol. 115: 332 (1975).

 

IMMUNOLOGICAL MEMORY FUNCTION OF THE T AND B CELL TYPES:  DISTRIBUTION OVER MOUSE SPLEEN AND LYMPH NODES.  Romano, T.J., Mond, J.J., and Thorbecke, G.J.  Eur. J. Immunol. 5:211 (1975).

 

COMPARIBLE T-DEPENDENCE OF 19S AND 7S SECONDARY RESPONSES TO SHEEP ERYTHROCYTES IN VITRO.  Romano. T.J. and Torbecke, G.J. Cell Immunol. 17:240 (1975).

 

NATURE OF THE SYNGENEIC PROLIFERATING CELLS IN SPLEENS OF MICE UNDERGOING GRAFT VERSUS HOST (GVH) REACTIONS.  Romano, T.J., Bloom, B.R., and Thorbecke, G.J.  Fed. Proc. 34: 1027 (1975).

 

INDUCTION OF AN IMMUNE RESPONSE THROUGH INREACTION OF HELPER CELLS WITH AN IMMUNE COMPLEX BOUND TO THE SURFACE OF B CELLS.  Romano, T.J.,  Lerman, S.P., Bangasser, S., Thorbecke, G.J., and Nisonoff, A.  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 72: 4555 (1975).

 

MANIPULATION OF HAPTEN-PRIMED B LYMPHYOCYTE RESPONSIVENESS.  Romano, T.J.,  Lerman, S.P., and Thorbecke, G. J.  Texas Reports on Biol. And Med. 33: 601 (1975) (Abs.).

 

1976:

 

DISSERTATION.  DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, NEW YORK UNVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION.  Dr. G. J. Thorbecke, thesis and research advisor.  Dissertation title:  ROLE OF T HELP IN THE IMMUNE RESPONSE.  Dissertation completed July, 1976, defended September 8, 1976.  Degrfee of Doctor of Philosophy conferred June, 1977.

 

MECHANISMS BY WHICH HAPTEN CONJUGATEES OF PNEUMOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE INTERFERE WITH THE CHALLENGE OF ANTI-HAPTEN MEMORY CELLS.  Romano, T.J.,  Lerman, S.P., and Thorbecke, G. J.  Eur. J. Immunol. 6: 434 (1976).

 

GRAFT VERSUS HOST REACTIONS IN F1 MICE INDUCED BY PARENTAL LYMPHOID CELLS:  NATURE OF RECRUITED F1 CELLS.  Romano, T.J.,  Ponzie, N.M., and Thorbecke, G.J.  J. Immunol. 116: 1618 (1976).

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE UNRESPONSIVENESS INDUCED BY TNP-PRIMED MEMORY B CELLS BY INCUBATIONWITH TNP-S111.  Umetsu, D.T., Romano, T.J.,  Lerman, S.P., Ovary, Z., and Thorbecke, G.J.   Fed. Proc. 35: 433 (1976) (Abs.).

 

SUPPRESSION OF GRAFT VERSUS HOST REACTIONS IN MICE BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS.  Romano, T.J., Nowakowski, M., Bloom, B.R. and Thorbecke, G.J.   Clinical Research 24: 6-7A (1976)
(Abs.).

 

1977:

 

SELECTIVE VIRAL IMMUNOSUPPRESSION OF THE GRAFT VERSUS HOST REACTION.  Romano, T.J.,  Nowakowski, M., Bloom, B.R., and Thorbecke, G.J.   Journal of Experimental Medicine 145: 666 (1977).

 

SUPPRESSION OF GRAFT VERSUS HOST REACTIONS IN MICE BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Umetsu, D.T., Bloom, B.R. and Thorbecke, G.J.   Texas Reports on Biol. and Med. (1977) (Abs.)

 

SUPPRESSION OF GRAFT VERSUS HOST REACTIONS IN MICE BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Umetsu, D.T., Bloom, B.R. and Thorbecke, G.J.   Fed. Proc. 36: 1191 (1977) (Abs.).

 

1978:

 

CHANGES IN THE AFFINITY OF 19 AND 7S ANTIBODIES AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL IN RESPONSES TO HAPTEN CONJUGATES OF VARYING T DEPENDENCY.  Goidl, E.A., Romano, T.J.,  Siskind, G.W., and Thorbecke, G.J.   Cell Immunol. 35: 231(1978).

 

1979:

 

DIMINUTION BY VESICULAR STOMATITIS VIRUS OF ACUTE GRAFT VERSUS HOST MORTALITY IN MICE.  Umetsu, D.T., Romano, T.J.,  Bloom, R.R., and Thorbecke, G.J.   Cell Immunol. 46: 416 (1979).

 

GALLIUM-67-CITRATE SCANNING IN TUBERCULOSIS PERITONITIS.  Lere, S., Romano, T.J.,  and Denmark, L.  American Journal of Gastroenterology 71: 264 (1979).

 

1982:

 

SERUM SICKENSS FOLLOWING STREPTIOKINASE THERAPY.  Totty, W.F., Romano, T.J.,  Benian, G.M., Gilula, L.A., Sherman, L.A. American J. Roentgenol. 138: 143(1982).

 

1984:

 

COEXISTENCE OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS AND PAROTID HYPERTROPHY.  A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW.   Seung, H.I. and Romano, T.J.,  Laryngoscope 945: 1235-1237 (1984).

 

FIBROSITIS IN MEN (ABSTRACT).  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Rheumatism Association.  December 6-8, 1984.

 

ISOLATED OLECRANON BURSITIS OF A TUBERCULOUS ORIGIN (Letter) Orthopaedic Review XIII.  No. 7: 89-90 (1984).

 

1985:

 

ESOPHAGO-BROCHIAL FISTULA IN A PATIENT WITH RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.  Romano, T.J.,  Case Report.  Journal of Rheumatology 12:984-986 (1985).

 

FIBROSITIS IN MEN.  ABSTRACT.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at Annual Meeting of American Rheumatism Association, Anaheim, California.  June 4-8, 1985.

 

Participant in FIBROSITIS/FIBROMYALGIA SYMPOSIUM.  San Francisco, California.  Dec. 13-14, 1985.

 

COEXISTENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA AND IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Abstract.  Presented at the American Rheumatism Association meeting Savannah, Georgia, December, 1985.

 

1986:

 

GIANT CELL ARTERITIS.  DIAGNOSIS, THERAPY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR.  Romano, T.J.,  and Seung, H. I.  West Virginia State Medical Journal 82: 6-9 (1986).

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOUS.  Abstract presented at the Nonarticular Rheumatism Study Group Meeting of the American Rheumatism Association, June 4, 1986, New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOUS.  Abstract presented at the First International Conference on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, July 26, 1986, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOUS.  Abstract presented at the Regional American College of Physicians’ Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October, 1986.

 

THE FIBROSITIS/FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME, CURRENT ISSUES AND PROSPECTIVES.  American Journal of Medicine, Item 81, Supplement 3A, Sept. 29, 1986.  Participant in this symposium.

 

1987:

 

ABNORMAL CUTANEOUS PERCEPTION IN FIBROMYAGLIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  and Stiller, J.  Abstract presented at Non-Articular Rheumatism Study Group Meeting, National Arthritis Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 10, 1987.

 

COINCIDENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA AND IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (Abstract) Presented at Regional American College of Physicians Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 17, 1987.

 

ABNORMAL CUTANEOUS PERCEPTION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Abstract presented at Southeastern Regional Meeting of American Rheumatism Association.  Nashville, Tennessee, December 4, 1987.

 

1988:

ABNORMAL CUTANEOUS PERCEPTION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.  Abstract.  Arthritis and Rheumatism Vol. 31, No. 1; (Suppl.): R44 (January, 1988).

 

COEXISTENCE OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME AND FIBROMYAGLIA.  Romano, T.J.,  The West Virginia Medical Journal 84: 16-18 (February, 1988).

 

ABNORMAL CUTANEOUS PERCEPTION IN PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND POST TRAUMATIC FIBROMYAGLIA PATIENTS.   Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.  Abstract presented at National Arthritis Meeting.  Houston, Texas.  May 27, 1988.

 

FIBROSITIS IN MEN.  Romano, T.J.,  West Virginia Medical Journal 84, No. 6:  235-237 (June, 1988).

 

THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME:  IT’S THE REAL THING.  Romano, T.J.,  Postgraduate Medicine 83: 231-243 (1988).

 

ABNORMAL CUTANEOUS PERCEPTION IN PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND POST TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.  Arthritis and Rheumatism  J. 31, No. 4 (Supplement): S99 (April, 1988).

 

PRESENCE OF ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES IN THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Asbtract.  Presented at American Rheumatism Association Southeastern Regional Meeting, Tampa, Florida, Dec. 2, 1988.

 

THE PRESENCE OF ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN IN THE SERUM OF PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at American College of Physicians 1988 Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 5, 1988.

 

CASE HISTORY NO. 7:  A 76 YEAR OLD FEMALE WITH DEFINITE RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS OF RECENT ONSET.  Romano, T. J.  Published by Smith, Kline and French Laboratories for study on Ridaura.

 

LESGISLATURE BLAMED IN MASSACHUSETTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  American Medical News.  Sept. 23/30, 1988. p. 25-26.

 

PATIENT ADVOCACY MOST IMPORTANT ROLE.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  American Medical News, Nov. 4, 1988. P. 21.

 

1989:

 

PRESENCE OF ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES IN THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Abstract.  Arthritis & Rheumatism.  Vol. 32, No. 1 (Suppl.): R34 (January, 1988).

 

CRITERIA FOR FIBROMYALGIA.  Wolfe, F., Smythe, H.A., . . . . Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at American Rheumatism Association Meeting June 12-17, 1989, Cincinnati, OH.

 

PRESENCOF ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES IN THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Abstract.  Presented at American Rheumatism Association Meeting Non-articular Rheumatism Study Group, June 12-17, 1989 Cincinnati, OH.

 

SJOGREN’S SYNDROME.  CASE REPORTS AND LITERATURE REVIEW, IMPLICATIONS FOR THE PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN.  Romano, T.J., Seung, H.I.  The West Virginia Medical Journal.  Vol. 85, No. 7:  282-285 (1989).

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Abstract.  Presented at the International Symposium on Pediatric Rheumatology, Paris, France, July 1989.

 

PRESENCE OF ANTI-CARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES IN THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Romano, I.  Abstract.  Presented at the Southern Medical Association 83rd Annual Scientific Assembly, Washington, D.C., November, 1989.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract presented at the American College of Physicians Pennsylvania-West Virginia Scientific Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 1989.

 

1990:

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE WITH POST TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  The West Virginia Medical Journal 86: 198-202 (1990).

 

NORMAL PRESSURE HYDROCEPHALUS IN A PATIENT WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Uhl, M.D., Werner, B.E., Romano, T.J.,  Zidar, B. Journl Rheum. 17: 12: pp. 1689-1691 (1990).

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRCATICE.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the Southeastern Meeting of American College of Rheumatology, March, 1990, Richmond, Virginia.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract. Presented at the Southeastern Meeting of American College of Rheumatology, March, 1990.

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRCATICE.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the 2nd Congress of The International Society for Rheumatic Therapy.  London, England, June, 1990.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract. Presented at the 2nd Congress of the International Society for Rheumatic Therapy, London, England, June, 1990.

 

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RHEUMATOLOGY 1990 CRITERIA FOR THE CLASSIFICATION OF FIBROMYALGIA.  Report of the Multicenter Criteria Committee.  Wolfe, F., Smythe, H.A., . . . . Romano, T.J.,  Arthritis and Rheumatism, Vol. 33, No. 2, February 1990, pp. 160-172.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Arthritis and Rheumatism.  Vol. 33, No. 5 (Suppl.): R2 May, 1990.

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J.  Arthritis and Rheumatism.  Vol. 33 No. 5 (Suppl.) R24, May, 1990.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Annals of Internal Medicine.  Romano, T.J.,  July 1990; 113: 168.

 

THIS IS STILL THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  West Virginia Medical Journal.  Vol. 86: 407-408 (Sept. 1990).

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, November, 1990.

 

1991:

 

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,   Difficult Medical Management.  Oregon Healthy Sciences University.  Editor, Robert B. Taylor, 1991.  pp. 295-266.

 

EFFICACY OF PLASMAPHERESIS IN THE TREATMENT OF RECALCITRANT UNDIFFERENTIATED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE, A CASE REPORT.   Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the First International Symposium on the Immunotherapy of the Rheumatic Diseases.  London, England, February, 1991.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:  MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME.  Mayo Clinic Proceeding.  66, No. 2: 219, February, 1991.

 

EFFICACY OF PLASMAPHERESIS IN THE TREATMENT OF RECALCITRANT UNDIFFERENTIATED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE, A CASE REPORT.  Romano, T.J.,   Br. J. Rheumatology, Volume XXX, Supplement, No. 2, p. 92, 1991.

 

PRESENCE OF ANTICARDIOLIPIN ANTIBODIES IN THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J., Homberger, H.A.  The Pain Clinic, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 147-153, 1991 VSP.

 

FIBROMYALGIA IN CHILDREN:  DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.  Romano, T.J.,   The West Virginia Medical Journal.  Vol. 87:  pp. 112-114, March, 1991.

 

CONCURRENT FIBROMYALGIA AND IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Pain Practitioner, Quarterly Newsletter of the American Academy of Pain Management, Vol. III, No. 1:  pp. 4-7, 1991.

 

USE OF CRANIAL ELECTROTHERAPY STIMULATION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.  Abstract.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Southeastern Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland.  April, 1991.

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRCATICE.  Romano, T.J.  Abstract.  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland.  August, 1991.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE OF POST  TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland.  August, 1991. 

 

USE OF CRANIAL ELECTROTHERAPY STIMULATION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland, August, 1991.

 

CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OF ARTHRITIS.  Romano, T.J.,   American Academy of Pain Management, Faculty Member.  Presented at Annual Conference.  Baltimore, Maryland, August, 1991.

 

USE OF CRANIAL ELECTROTHERAPY STIMULATION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachuetts.  November, 1991.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachuetts.  November, 1991.

 

APPLICATION OF THE 199O CRITERIA FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF FIBROMYALGIA TO A PATIENT WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Abstract.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the Third International Conference on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, London, England.  April, 1992.

 

USE OF CRANIAL ELECTROTHERAPY STIMULATION IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Arthritis and Rheumatism, Vol. 34, No. 9 (Supplement).  September, 1991.

 

1992:

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the Southeastern Region American College of Rheumatology Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 1992.

 

PAIN MANAGEMENT FROM A RHEUMATOLOGIST’S PERSPECTI VE.  Innovations In Pain Management:  A Practical Guide for the Clinicians.  Vol. 3, Chapter 29, Romano, T.J.,  Paul M. Deutsch Press, 1992.  pp. 29-1 – 29-33.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the Second World Congress on Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia.  Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 1992.

 

INCIDENCE, CHARACTERISTICS AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE PRIMARY FIBROMYALGIA IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J.  Abstract.  Presented at the Second World Congress on Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia.  Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the Second World Congress on Myofascial Pain and Fibromyalgia.  Copenhagen, Denmark, August, 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA IN OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Convention.  Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 1992.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  American Academy of Pain Management Convention.  Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 1992.

 

INCIDENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  American Academy of Pain Management Convention.  Albuquerque, New Mexico, October, 1992.

 

ANOTHER POUND OF CURE.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  JAMA, Janaury 15, 1992.

 

SEND HCFA A MESSAGE.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  American Medical News, March 9, 1992.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J. American Journal of Pain Management.  Vol. 2, No. 4, October, 1992.  pp. 211-214.

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT NEEDS TO BE PROVEN.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  American Medical News, May 4, 1992.

 

COEXISTENCE OF THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME AND SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Myopain ’92, Copenhagen, Denmark.  Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology.  Supplement 94, 1992.  p. 12, August, 1992.

 

INCIDENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN RHEMATOID ARTHRITIS IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J., Abstract.  Myopain ’92, Copenhagen, Denmark.  Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology.  Supplement 94, 1992.  p. 11, August, 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Myopain ’92, Copenhagen, Denmark.  Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology.  Supplement 94, 1992.  p. 11, August, 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN PATIENTS WITH OTHER RHEUMATOLOGIC DISORDERS.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology 57th Annual Scientific Meeting.  Atlanta, Georgia, October, 1992.

 

INNOVATIONS IN SOFT TISSUE JURISPRUDENCE.  Smiley, W.K., Cram, J.R., Margoles, M.S., Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.  Trial Diplomacy Journal, Vol. 15, No. 5: 199-208, Sept./Oct., 1992.

 

SPEAKER SPEAKS WITHOUT EXPERTISE.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  American Medical News, September 14, 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN PATIENTS WITH OTHER RHEUMATOLOGIC DISORDERS.  Romano, T.J., Abstract.  Arthritis and Rheumatism, 35, No. 9 (Suppl.): p. S160, Sept., 1992.

 

PRESENCE OF FIBROMYALGIA IN OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J., Accepted for presentation First OARS Congress, Paris, France, December, 1992.

 

1993:

 

THE USEFULNESS OF CRANIAL ELECTROTHERAPY IN THE TREATMENT OF HEADACHE IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journa of Pain Management.  Vol. 3., No. 1, pp. 15-19. January, 1993.

 

BRAIN SPECT FINDINGS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.,  and Govindan, S.  Abstract.  Presented at the Souteastern Regional Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Arlington, Virginia, March, 1993.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  and Stiller, J.W.  Abstract.  Presented at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of American College of Rheumatology in Arlington, Virginia, March, 1993.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  and Stiller, J.W.  Abstract.  Presented at the 7th World Congress on Pain, Paris, France, August, 1993.

 

MAGNEISUM DEFICIENCY IN PATIENTS WITH INFLAMMATORY ARTHRITIS.   Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Present at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  and Stiller, J.W.  Abstract.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.

 

BRAIN SPECT FINDINGS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE.  Romano, T.J.,  and Govindan, S.  Abstract.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.

 

THE USE OF BIOFEEDBACK TO CONTROL PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Bailey, P.M., Cappelletti, G., Romano, T.J.,  and Hull, D.  Abstract.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.

 

USEFULNESS OF TOPICAL AURUM­­R LOTION IN RELIEVING PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Abstract.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Abstract.  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Knoxville, Tennessee, October, 1993.

 

LITIGATION-CHRONIC PAIN SYNDROME.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management, Vol. 3, No. 2: p. 52, April, 1993.

 

NON-ARTICULAR RHEUMATISM.  Romano, T.J.,   Column No. 1 J. Musculoskeletla Pain, Vol. 2, No. 1: pp. 133-143, (1993).  Contributor to the Journal Musculoskeletal Pain Regular Column on Non-articular Rheumatism.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  Orthopedic Review, Volume XXII, No. 5, May (1993). 

 

BRAIN SPECT FINDINGS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE. Romano, T.J.,  Govindan, S.  Abstract.  Arthritis and Rheumatism.  Vol. 36, No. 9 (Suppl.) September, 1993, S 250.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management.  Vol. 3, No. 4, Oct., 1993.

 

INNOVATIONS IN PAIN MANAGEMENT:  A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR CLINICIANS, VOLUME 3.  Chapter Revisions.  Pain Management from a Rheumatologist’s Perspetive.  Romano, T.J.,  Paul M. Deutsch Press, 1993.

 

BRAIN SPECT FINDINGS IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHE. Romano, T.J.,  Govindan, S.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Nov., 1993.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Nov., 1993.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  THERE IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN TREATING MEDICARE PATIENTS.  Arch. Intern. Med., Vol. 153, November 8, 1993.

 

1994:

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN. Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, New York, NY, June 1994.

 

Invited speaker at the National Fibromyalgia Seminar.  Columbus, Ohio, July, 1994.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN. Romano, T.J.,  Abstract.  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Convention.  Vancouver, Canada, August 1994.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  PHYSICIAN’S SALARIES.  Contemporary Orthopaedics, Vol. 18, No. 3, March, 1994.

 

CUTANEOUS STIMULATION IN THE TREATMENT OF REGIONAL PAIN SYNDROMES.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Bailey, P.   American Journal of Pain Management.  Vol. 4, No. 2, April, 1994.

 

TUBERCULOSIS.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR..  Mayo Clin. Proc., Vol. 69, March, 1994, pp. 296-298.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  DOCTORS SHOULD RESIST GUIDELINES.  American Medical News, May, 1994.

 

DR. JOHN SARNO’S APPROACH TO BACK PAIN – A QUESTIONABLE DIAGNOSIS AND UNPROVEN TREATMENT.  Romano, T.J.,  The Journal of Myofascial Therapy, Vol. 1, No. 1, April, 1994, pp. 35-37.

 

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME CRITERIA:  WHAT THEY ARE AND WHY THEY’RE IMPORTANT.  Romano, T.J.,  The Journal of Myofascial Therapy, Vol. 1, No. 2, July, 1994, pp. 7-9.

 

CLINICAL JUDGEMENT IS ESSENTIAL..  Romano, T.J.,           LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Archives Internal Medicine, Vol. 154, July, 1994.

 

VITAMIN A LEVELS IN PATIENTES WITH SOFT TISSUE RHEUMATISM SYNDROMES.  Romano, T.J.,  American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, August, 1994.

 

USEFULNESS OF TOPICAL SALICYLATE, CAMPHOR, AND MENTHOL LOTION IN RELIEVING PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W.  American Journal of Pain Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, October, 1994, pp. 177-179.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  and Stiller, J.W.  Journal of Nutritional Medicine 4, pp. 165-167, Sept., 1994.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN. Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Myofasical Therapy, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 11-12, Oct., 1994.

 

EFFECTS OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE ON RHEUMATOLOGY REIMBURSEMENT:  COMMENT ON THE ARTICLE BY MAZZUCA AND BRANDT.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  Arthritis and Rheumatism, Vol. 37, No. 12, pp. 1830-1831, Dec., 1994.

 

1995:

 

TAKING CHARGE OF FIBROMYALGIA.  A Self-Management Program for your Fibromyalgis Syndrome.  Third edition.  Kelly, J, Devonshire, R, Fransen, J, edited by Romano, T.J.,  Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN, March, 1995.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA AFTER SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS:  THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Vasey, F.B., Bradley, P.J.  Presented at the American College of Rheumatology Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April, 1995.

 

ABNORMAL CNS TESTING IN POST TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at American College of Rheumatology Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April, 1995.

 

EXACERBATION OF SOFT TISSUE RHEUMATISM BY VITAMIN A EXCESS.  Romano, T.J.,  West Virginia Medical Journal, Vol. 91, May/June, 1995, p. 147.

 

FIBROMYALGIA PREVALENCE IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS:  COMMENT ON THE ARTICLE BY MIDDLETON ET AL.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  Arthritis and Rheumatism, Vol. 38, No. 6, June, 1995, p. 872.

 

FIBROMYALGIA AND YOU.  90 MINUTE PROFESSIONAL VIDEOTAPE.  Bennet, R. . . . . Romano, T.J.,  Produced by I. Jon Russell, M.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, June, 1995.

 

VITAMIN A LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH SOFT TISSUE RHEUMATISM SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at Myopain’95 Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, July, 1995.

 

ABNORMAL CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM NEURODIAGNOSTIC TESTING IN POSTTRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at Myopain ’95 Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, July, 1995.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA AFTER SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS.  THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Vasey, F.B., Bradley, P.J.  Presented at Myopain ’95 Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, July, 1995.

 

PRACTICAL ISSUES OF CHRONIC PAIN AND MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME (Debate) Romano, T.J.,  American Academy of Pain Management, 1995 Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas, Sept., 1995.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA AFTER SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS:  THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Vasey, F.B., Bradley, P.J.  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Dallas, Texas, Sept., 1995.

ABNORMAL CNS TESTING IN POST TRAUMATIC FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management, Dallas, Texas, Sept., 1995.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA AFTER SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS.  THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE.  (Abstract #1032) Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Vasey, F.S., Bradley, P.J.  Arthritis and Rheumatism 38, No. 9 (Suppl.), Sept., 1995, P. S325.

 

CORRELATION OF GROWTH HORMONE LEVELS WITH MAGNESIUM LEVELS IN FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Dallas, Texas, Sept., 1995.

 

THE DEVELOPMENT OF FIBROMYALGIA AFTER SILICONE BREAST IMPLANTS.  THE KOREAN EXPERIENCE. Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W., Vasey, F.S., Bradley, P.J.  Presented at American College of Rheumatology National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Oct., 1995.

 

1996:

 

THE FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME:  A CONSENSUS REPORT ON FIBROMYALGIA AND DISABILITY.  Wolfe, F. and the Vancouver Fibromyalgia Consensus Group.  Journal of Rheumatology, March, 1996, 23:3: 534-539.

 

CLINICAL CHARACTERISTIS OF SILICONE BREAST IMPLANT PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management, January 1996, 6:13-16.

 

FIBROMYALGIA 20 YEARS LATER:  WHAT HAVE WE REALLY ACCOMPLISHED?  Romano, T.J.,  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  The Journal of Rheumatology 23:1, January 1996, p. 192.

 

CONTROLLED STUDY ON SERUM INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I AND URINARY EXCRETION OF GROWTH HORMONE IN FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  The Journal of Rheumatology 23:1, January 1996, p. 194.

 

Invited speaker at the New Frontiers in Pain 1996 meeting sponsored by the Maricopa Medical Society, Scotsdale, Arizona, April 13, 1996.

 

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME IN OTHER RHEUMATIC CONDITIONS.  Romano, T.J.,  Lyon Mediterranee Medical Medecine du Sud-est, Tome XXXII N5/6, May/June, 1996. p. 2143-2146.

 

VITAMIN LEVELS IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Washington, D.C., Septmber, 1996.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Washington, D.C., Sept., 1996.

 

Chairman/Speaker.  SOFT TISSUE ISSUES IN PAIN MANAGEMENT.  American Academy of Pain Management Convention, Washington, D.C., Sept., 1996.

 

ABNORMAL CRANIAL SPECT SCANNING IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS WITH HEADACHES.  Romano, T.J.,  Govindan, S.  American Journal of Pain Management 6;4: 118-122 Oct., 1996.

 

THE PATIENT-PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIP.  Letter to the Editor.  Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  Vol. 71, No. 1212: p. 1212, Dec., 1996.

 

1997:

 

NEEDLE EMG IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME.  CORRELATION WITH PHYSICAL FINDINGS IN A GENERAL RHEUMATOLOGY PRACTICE.  Romano, T.J.,  Stiller, J.W.  American Journal of Pain Management, Vol. 7, No. 1: p. 19-21, Jan., 1997.

 

COMMENT ON THE ARTICLE BY PODURI AND GIBSON, “DRUG RELATED LUPUS MISDIAGNOSED AS FIBROMYALGIA:  CASE REPORT.”  Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1997.

 

SERUM MAGNESIUM LEVELS MAY NOT INDICATE LOW TISSUE MAGNESIUM LEVELS.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Arch. Intern. Med. Vol. 157, Feb. 24, 1997.

 

ABNORMAL THERMOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J., Govindan, S., Wallace, J.  Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Thermology, Pittsburgh, PA, April, 1997.

 

MYOFASCIAL PAIN AND FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROMES.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Neurology 48, p. 1739-1740, June 1997.

 

ABNORMAL THERMOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept., 1997.

 

DEFICIENCY OF DHEA IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOLOGIC DISEASE.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept., 1997.

 

VITAMIN LEVELS IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sept., 1997.

 

MAGNESIUM DEFICIENCY IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS.  Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine 7, 107-111, 1997.

 

APPLICATION OF THERMOGRAPHY AND TISSUE COMPLIANCE TESTING IN FORENSIC MEDICINE.  Govindan, S., Romano, T.J.,  Presented at the Seventh European Congress of Medical Thermology.  Vienna, Austria, May 1-3, 1997.

 

APPLICATION OF THERMOGRAPHY AND TISSUE COMPLIANCE TESTING IN FORENSIC MEDICINE.  Govindan, S., Romano, T.J.,  Thermologie Osterreich, 7 Jahrang: 72-73, April, 1997.

 

QUIT MEDICARE INSTEAD OF GIVING IN TO GOVERNMENT INTIMIDATION TACTICS.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  American Medical News, July 7, 1997.

 

POSSIBLE CONCOMITANT FIBROMYALGIA IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS PATIENTS WITH OVERT CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASE BUT WITH COGNITIVE DEFICITS:  COMMENT ON THE ARTICLE BY KOZORA ET AL.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Arthritis & Rheumatism, Vol. 40, N9. 8, Aujgust, 1997, p. 1544.

 

ABNORMAL THERMOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  Govindan, S., Wallace, J.  European Journal of Thermology 7/3, 1997, p. 154.

 

VITAMIN LEVELS IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Submitted for consideration Chiropractic Products, October, 1997.

 

FIBROMYALGIA CONSENSUS REPORT:  ADDITIONAL COMMENTS.  Yunus, M., Bennett, R., Romano, T.J., , Russell, J., and other members of the “Fibromyalgia Consensus Report:  Additional Comments” Group.  Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 324-327, Dec., 1997.

 

1998:

 

A RHEUMATOLOGIST’S PERSPECTIVE ON PAIN MANAGEMENT.  Chapter 27 in PAIN MANAGEMENT, A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR CLINICIANS.  Romano, T.J.,  Fifth Edition, Vol. 1, Boca Raton, Florida, 1998, p. 355-371.

 

VITAMIN LEVELS IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Chiropractic Products, Dec., 1997/Jan. 1998, p. 58-60.

 

LIVING WITH FIBROMYALGIA:  A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO COPING.  Romano, T.J.,  Editor.  By T. Robbins, M. Harper, K. Willis in conjunction with the Fibromyalgia Association of Houston, Inc. 1998.

 

TAKING CHARGE OF FIBROMYALGIA.  A Self-Management Program for your Fibromyalgia Syndrome.  Romano, T.J.,  Editor.  Fourth edition by Rosalie Devonshire, Julie Kelly, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1998 in conjunction with Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, MN.

 

THE FIBROMYALGIA PROBLEM.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Journal of Rheumatology 25;5:  1026-1027, 1998.

 

COMING TO TERMS WITH LARGE DATABASES.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  Annals of Iternal Medicine 128;9:  780-781, May, 1998.

 

ANTIDOTE TO E&M PROBLEM IS TO DROP GOVERNMENT PAYMENT ALTOGETHER.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  American Medical News, p. 36, May 11, 1998.

 

CHRONIC WHIPLASH RE-REVISITED.  LETTER TO THE EDITOR.  Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Rheumatology 25;7: 1437, 1998.

 

PROPOSED FORMULA FOR THE ESTIMATION OF PAIN CAUSED BY EACH OF SEVERAL TRAUMAS INVOLVING SOFT TISSUE.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management.  Vol. 8, No. 4: pp. 118-123, October, 1998.

 

1999:

 

FIBROMYALGIA,  Chapter 9 in CHRONIC PAIN, ASSESSMENT, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT.  Romano, T.J.,  Edited by Michael S. Margoles and Richard Weiner, CRC Press, Boca Raton/London/New York/Washington, p. 95-104, 1999.

 

THE “REAL” CONFLICT OF INTEREST.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Internal Medicine News, January 1, 1999, p. 8.

 

ARTHRITIS:  THE DOCTORS’ CURE.  A book review.  Reviewed by T. J. Romano in The Pain Practitioners, Vol. 8, No. 4, Fall-Winter, 1998, p. 6.

 

CAR WASH SOAP?!  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  West Virginia Medical Journal, Vol. 95, No. 3, May/June, 1999, p. 112.

 

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME IN THE WORKPLACE.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Archives Internal Medicine, Vol. 159, May 10, 1999.

 

PHYSICIANS CAN OFFER BEST EFFORTS, NOT REASSURANCES IN FACE OF Y2K PROBLEM.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  American Medical News, p. 24, June 7, 1999.

 

MANAGED CARE “BASED ON A LIE.”  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Internal Medicine News, June 15, 1999, p. 9.

 

SHOULD SENIORS BE MEDIFRAUD COPS?  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Medical Economics.  June 21, 1999, pp. 19 & 22.

 

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO VITAMIN THERAPY IN FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS.  Romano, T.J.,  Hjealth Points, Vol. 4, No. 3., Jul/Aug/Sept, 1999.

 

PRESENCE OF NOCTURNAL MYOCLONUS IN PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management, Vol. 9, No. 3, July, 1999, pp. 85 – 89.

 

THE 28TH AMENDMENT.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Annals of Internal Medicine, Vol. 131, No. 7, October 5, 1999, pp. 542-543.

 

PATIENTS WITH FIBROMYALGIA MUST BE TREATED FAIRLY.  Romano, T.J.,  Arch. Intern. Med. Vol. 159: 2481-2482, November 8, 1999.

 

PHYSICIANS RISK “LOSING THEIR SOULS” BY GOING ALONG WITH MANAGED CARE.  Lettr to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  American Medical News, Dec. 20, 1999, p. 27.

 

2000:

 

PERPETUATING FACTORS IN MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROMES AND FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Health Points, Vol. 5, No. 3: p. 1-3, Jul/Aug/Sept, 2000.

 

FIBROMYALGIA UPDATE (1999-2000).  Romano, T.J.,  The Pain Practitioner, Vol. 10, No. 2, Summer 2000, p. 9-11.

 

2001:

 

FIBROMYALGIA AND THE LAW.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Rheumatology. 28;2: 674, 2001.

 

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN.  Romano, T.J.,  Anesthesia Today.  Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer, 2001.

 

CAN PAIN KILL?  Romano, T.J.,  The Pain Practitioner.  Vol. 11, No. 3., Fall 2001, pp. 10-11.

 

INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR AND RA.  Letter to the Editor.  Romano, T.J.,  Journal of Rheumatology.  Vol. 28, No. 10, p. 2365, October, 2001.

 

2002:

 

TRAUMA AND SOFT TISSUE INJURIES:  CLINIC AND COURTROOM.  Romano, T.J.,  Chapter 16 in Pain Management A Practical Guide for Clinicians.  Sixth Edition, Richard S. Weiner, Editor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, London, New York, Washington, DC, pp. 169-180, 2002.

 

A RHEUMATOLOGIST’S PERSPECTIVE ON PAIN MANAGEMENT.  Romano, T.J.,  Chapter 27 in Pain Management A Practical Guide for Clinicians.  Sixth Edition, Richard S. Weiner, Editor, CRC Press, Boca Raton, London, New York, Washington, DC, pp. 309-327, 2002.

 

DOES TRAUMA CAUSE FIBROMYALGIA?  Romano, T.J.,  Rheumatology News, Pro and Con Column, Vol. 1, No. 1, p. 4, February, 2002.

 

THE PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE.  Romano, T.J.,  The Pain Practitioner.  Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 1-2, Spring, 2002.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR (RESPONSE #2)  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management.  Vol. 12, No. 4: 122-123, October, 2002.

 

2003:

 

TRAUMA AND CHRONIC SOFT TISSUE PAIN.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management, Inc. Vol. 13, No. 3: 98-105, July, 2003.

 

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME:  CANADIAN CLINCIAL WORKING CASE DEFINITION, DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT PROTOCOLS – A CONSENSUS DOCUMENT.  Jain A., Carruthers, B., . .. Romano, T.J.,  et al.  Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain, 11;4: pp. 3-107, 2003 (printed in 2004).

 

2004:

 

THE PLACE FOR FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Rheumatology News.  Letter to the Editor.  Vol. 3., No. 3, p. 4, March, 2004.

 

NONOPIOID DRUGS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT.  Barkin, R.L., Romano, T.J.,  Patient Care. pp. 41-51, Sept., 2004.

 

2005:

 

CHRONIC PAIN DUE TO VARIOUS DISORDERS, OFTEN MISDIAGNOSED AS FIBROMYALGIA.  Hendler, N. and Romano, T.J.,  The Clinical Journa of Pain.  Submitted for consideration.

 

CHRONIC PERSISTENT PAIN CAN KILL.  Romano, T.J.,  American Journal of Pain Management, Vol. 15, No. 2: pp. 59-65, April, 2005.

 

CHRONIC PERSISTEN PAIN CAN KILL.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract and Poster Presentation.  Presented at Partners in Pain Meeting held in Sydney, Australia, August 18-19, 2005.

 

TAKING CHARGE OF FIBROMYALGIA, EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO MANAGE FIBROMYALGIA.  Julie Kelly, MS, RN and Rosalie Devonshire, MSW, LCSW.  Edited by Romano, T.J.,  Fifth edition, 2005.

 

JUSTICES OF BOTH PARTIES TO BLAME.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  Rheumatology News, 4;9: p. 14 Sept., 2005.

 

JUSTICES OF BOTH PARTIES TO BLAME.  Romano, T.J.,  Letter to the Editor.  Internal Medicine News, 39; 20:  P. 11, October 15, 2005.

 

2006:

 

RHEUMATOLOGIC PAIN.  Romano, T. J. Chapter 32 in Weiner’s Pain Management A Practical Guide for Clinicians.  Seventh Edition, Mark V. Boswell and B. Eliot Cole, editors, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, London, New York, 2006, pp. 449-463.

 

GOING INSURANCE FREE.  Romano, T. J.  Chapter 104 in Weiner’s Pain Management, A Practical Guide for Clinicians.  Seventh Edition, Mark V. Boswell and B. Eliot Cole, editors,  Boca Raton, London, New York, 2006, pp. 1541-1547.

 

SECTION X SPECIAL POPULATIONS.  Romano, T. J.  Section Editor in Weiner’s Pain Management, A Practical Guide for Clinicians.  Seventh Edition, Mark V. Boswell and B. Eliot Cole, editors.  pp. 1275-1352.

 

2007:

 

CHRONIC PERSISTENT PAIN CAN KILL:  A CLINICIAN’S PERSPECTIVE.  Abstract.  Romano, T. J.  Poster Presentation presented  at  the 7th International Conference on Pain and Chemical Dependency, New York, New York.  June 21-24, 2007.

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR.   Romano, T. J.  Comment on the Camilleri and Cortese commentary regarding Conflict of Interest.  Mayo Clin. Proc. 82;8:1013-1017, 2007.

 

CHRONIC PERSISTENT PAIN CAN KILL.  Romano, T. J.  Practical Pain Management. 7;7:pp. 28-33, September, 2007. 

 

2008:

 

MANAGEMENT OF ARTHRITIS.  Raphael J. Leo, M.A., M.D., Thomas J. Romano, M.D., Ph.D.  Book Chapter in Integrative Approaches to the Management of Painful Medical Conditions.  .  Cambridge University Press.  In press.  April, 2008.

 

OSTEOARTHRITIS.  Jay, Gary W, M.D., Thomas J. Romano, M.D., Ph.D.  Book Chapter in Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Syndromes.  Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.  In press, February, 2008.

 

2009:

 

ADULT GROWTH-HORMONE DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J.,  Abstract PB89, Pain Practice, Vol. 9, Supplement 1, March, 2009, page 118.

 

ADULT GROWTH-HORMONE DEFICIENCY IN FIBROMYALGIA.  Romano, T.J. Abstract presented at the 5th World Congress World Institute of Pain – WIP, New York City, New York, March, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOURNALS AND BOOKS IN WHICH DR. ROMANO HAS PUBLISHED

 

 

Books:

 

1.  Innovations in Pain Management, A Practical Guide for Clinicians,  Vol. 3.
2.  Difficult Medical Management
3.  Progress in Immunology II, Vol. 3

4.  Chronic Pain, Assessment, Diagnosis and Management


Journals:

 

1.  Journal Musculoskeletal Pain
2.  American Journal of Pain Management
3.  Arthritis and Rheumatism
4.  Trial Diplomacy Journal
5.  Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
6.  The West Virginia Medical Journal
7.  The Pain Clinic
8.  British Journal of Rheumatology
9.  American Journal of Medicine
10. Postgraduate Medicine
11. Journal of Rheumatology
12. Laryngoscope
13. American Journal Roentgenol
14. American Journal of Gastroenterology
15. Cell Immunology
16. Federation Proceedings
17. Journal of Experimental Medicine
18. Clinical Research
19. Journal of Immunology
20. Texas Reports on Biology and Medicine
21. Proceedings National Academy Science
22. European Journal of Immunology
23. Experientia
24. Journal Reticuloendothelial Society
25. Journal of Nutritional Medicine
26. Journal of Myofascial Therapy
27. Lyon Mediterranee Medical, Medecine Du Sud-est
28. European Journal of Thermology
29. Anesthesia Today

30. Practical Pain Management

31. Pain Practice

 

Letters to Editor:

 

1.  American Medical News
2.  Annals of Internal Medicine
3.  West Virginia Medical Journal
4.  Mayo Clinic Proceedings
5.  Othopaedic Review
6.  JAMA
7.  American Journal of Pain Management
8.  Archives of Internal Medicine
9.  Contemporary Orthopaedics
10. Arthritis and Rheumatism

 

Reviewed articles and/or manuscripts:

 

1.  Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain
2.  American Journal of Pain Management

              3.  Journal of Rheumatology