Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME

James T. Halla, MD
Rheumatologist

OFFICE ADDRESS

Carolina Medical Affiliates
1330 Boiling Springs. Rd., Suite 2500
Spartanburg, S. C. 29303

OFFICE PHONE

864-585-5433
864-529-3101 fax

HOME ADDRESS

429 Carleton Circle
Spartanburg, S. C. 29301

BIRTHDATE

March 30, 1944

BIRTHPLACE

Houston, Texas

NATIONALITY

USA

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Southern Methodist University
1962-1966 B.A.

Graduate University of Texas
Galveston, Texas
1966-1970 M.D.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

October 2003 – present
Carolina Medical Affiliates
(Fka: Cardio-Medical Associates)
Spartanburg, SC

September 1981 – October 2003
Private Practice (Rheumatology)
Abilene, Texas

April 1981 – September 1981
Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Alabama/Birmingham

August 1980 – April 1981
Private Practice (Rheumatology)
Birmingham, Alabama

October 1978 – August 1980
Assistant Professor: Dept. of Medicine
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama in Birmingham, School of Medicine

July 1977 – September 1978
Instructor: Dept. of Medicine
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama in Birmingham, School of Medicine

1975 – 1977
Research Fellow: Dept. of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
University of Alabama in Birmingham, School of Medicine

1973 – 1975
Military Services
Laughlin AFB, Texas

1971 – 1973
Resident in Medicine: Ohio State University Hospital

1970 – 1971
Intern: Ohio State University

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCHOLARLY ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American College of Physicians, Fellow
  • American College of Rheumatology, Member
  • Texas Medical Association
  • South Carolina Medical Association

DIAL ACCESS TAPES FOR THE SOUTHERN: MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND JOURNAL:

  1. Rheumatic Manifestations of Parathyroid Disease
  2. Rheumatic Manifestations of Acromegaly
  3. Rheumatic Manifestations of Diabetes
  4. Thyroid Disease and Rheumatologic Syndromes
  5. Hyperlipidemia and Arthritis
  6. Allergy, Immunology and Hormones
  7. Metabolic Disorders with Rheumatic Features
  8. Aspirin and the Liver
  9. Pain and Stiffness in the Elderly: Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  10. Rheumatoid Arthritis: ANA Positive, Latex Negative
  11. Unusual and Less Common Adverse Gold Effects
  12. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease: The Arthritis of
  13. Necrotizing Venulitis

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Halla, J .T., Hardin, J.G., Linn, J.E.: Non-Vasomotor Post-Injection Reactions Associated with Chrysotherapy. Arthritis Rheum. 20: 1188-1191, 1976.

Halla, J.T.: Aspirin, Liver and Rheumatic Diseases. JAM-Alabama 46: 23-25,1976.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G., Linn, J.T.: Non-Vasomotor Post-Injection Reactions Associated with Chrysotherapy. Arthritis Rheum. 20: 119-120, 1976.

Linn, J.T., Hardin, J.G., Halla, J.T.: A Controlled Study of RF Negative ANA Positive Arthritis. “Proceedings of XIV International Congress of Rheumatology” San Francisco, June, 1977, p. 139-abstract #562.

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE., Volanakis, J.E., Hardin, J.G., Stroud, R.E.: A Comparison of Teclmiques for Detection of Immunoreactants in Blood and Synovial Fluid (SF) of RA patients. “Proceedings of XIV International Congress of Rheumatology: San Francisco, June, 1977, p.26: abstract #1 O.

Namey, T.C., Halla, J.T.: Radiographic and Nucleographic Technique in Diagnosis and Management of Septic Arthritis and Osteomyelitis. Clinics in Rheumatic Diseases 4: 1, 1978, Chapter 7.

Linn, J.T., Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: A Controlled Study of Rheumatoid Factor Negative, ANA Positive Rheumatoid Arthritis: Arthritis Rheum 21: 645-651, 1978.

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE., Hardin, J.G., Volanakis, J.E.: Immune Complexes in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Comparison of Five Methods. Clinical Res 26: 55a, 1978.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Clinical Features of the Arthritis of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD). Arthritis Rheum 21: 497-502, 1978.

Halla, J.T., Volanakis, J.E., Hardin, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE.: Immune Complexes in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Comparative Study of Radioimmunoassay Using Monoclonal Rheumatoid Factor, Gel Diffusion Techniques and C4 Activity. Clinical Experimental Immunology 34: 266-234, 1978.

Volanakis, J.E., Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Schrohenloher, RE.: Detection of Immune Complexes in Connective Tissue Diseases: A Comparison of Three Radioassays. XXVlth Coloquin on the Protides of the Biological Fluids (Brugge 1978).

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE., Hardin, J.G., Volanakis, J.E.: Immune Complexes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Sera and Synovial Fluids: A Comparison of Three Methods. Arthritis Rheum 22: 440448, 1979.

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE., Volanakis, J.E.: Circulating Immune Complexes and Complement in RA -Comparison to Non-Rheumatoid Disease. Clinical Res 26: 797A, 1978.

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, R.E., Volanakis, J.E.: Pleural Fluid Immune Complexes and Complement in Rheumatoid Arthritis -Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Other Disease. Clinical Res 27: 142A, 1979.

Halla, J.T., Schrohenloher, RE., and Volanakis, J.E.: Immune Complexes and Other Laboratory Features of Pleural Effusions: A Comparison of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Other Diseases. Ann Intern Med 92: 748-752, 1980.

Fallahi, S., Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: The Influence of B27 Antigen on the Clinical and Radiographic Picture of Definite or Classical Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Clinical Res 28: 146A, 1980.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.G.: Chronic Tenosynovial Hand Infection Due to Mycobacterium Terrai. Arthritis Rheum 22: 1386, 1979.

Halla, J. T., Schrohenloher, R.E., and Volanakis, J.E.: Observations on Some Properties of Immune Complexes in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Presenting with Simultaneous Synovitis and Pleurisy. Arthritis Rheum 23: 1318-1320, 1980.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S: Cervical Discovertebral Destruction, Subaxial Subluxation and Myelopathy in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 24: 944-947, 1981.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., and Hardin, J.G.: Acute and Chronic Salicylate Intoxification in a Patient with Gastric Outlet Obstruction. Arthritis Rheum 24: 1205-1207, 1981.

Halla, J.T., Cassady, J., and Hardin, J.G.: Gold and Penicillamine Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Clinical Comparison of Effectiveness and Toxicity. Arthritis Rheum 23: 696, 1980.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., and Hardin, J.G.: Lateral Mass Collapse ofC1-C2 in IRA and Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Comparison with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 24: S79, 1981.

Halla, J.T., Koopman, W.J., Schrohenloher, R.E., and Volanakis, J.E.: Local Synthesis of IgM and IgM Rheumatoid Factor by Pleura from Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients with Pleurisy. Arthritis Rheum 24: S79,1981.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., and Hardin, J.G.: Lateral Mass Collapse of C1-C2 in Rheumatoid Arthritis: An Unemphasized Form of Cervical Spine Involvement. Arthritis Rheum 24: S99, 1981.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., and Hardin, J.G.: Lateral Mass Collapse of C1-C2 in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). An Unemphasized Form of Cervical Spine Involvement. C1incial Res 29: 165A, 1981.

Halla, J.T., Koopman, W.J., Schrohenloher, R.E., Volanakis, J.E.: Local Production of IgM and IgM Rheumatoid Factor (RF) by Pleura from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients with Pleurisy. Clinical Res 29: 165A, 1981.

Fallahi, S., Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: The Influence ofB27 Antigen on the Clinical and Radiographic Picture of Definite or Classical RA. J. Rheumatol9: 13-17, 1982.

Halla, J.T., Cassady, J., Hardin, J.G.: Sequential Gold and Penicillamine Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Amer Journ Med 72: 423-426, 1982.

Halla, J .T., Ball, G.V.: Saturnine Gout: A Review of 42 Patients. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 11: 307-314,1982.

Fallahi, S., Dubvsky, 1., Halla, J.T.: Excretion of Collagen Split Products in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with Penicillamine. Clinical Res 30: 469A, 1982.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Oh, S., Gay, R., Koopman, W.J.: Rheumatoid Myositis: Clinical and Histological Features. Clinical Res 30: 660A, 1982.

Halla, J.T., Gay, R., Oh, S., Schrohenloher, R., Koopman, W.J.: Rheumatoid Myositis: Possible Pathogenetic Role for Local Immune Events? Clinical Res 30: 660A, 1982.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.G.: Non-Reducible Rotational Head Tilt and Lateral Mass Collapse. A Prospective Study of Frequency, Radiographic Findings and Clinical Features in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheum 25: 1316-1324, 1982.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.G.: Non-Reducible Rotational Head Tilt and Atlanto-Axial Lateral Mass Collapse: Its Clinical and Radiographic Features in Patients with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis. Arch Intern Med 143: 471-474,1983.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.G.: Rheumatoid Small Joint Involvement Is Not Radiographically Symmetrical. Arthritis Rheum 26: S54,1983.

Fallahi, S., Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: A Reassessment of the Nature of Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Clinical Res 31: 650A,1983.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Koopman, W.J.: Penicillamine-Induced Myositis: Observations and Unique Features in Patients and a Review of the Literature. Amer Journ Med 77: 719-721, 1984.

Halla, J.T., Koopman, W.J., Fallahi, S., Oh, S., Gay, R., Schrohenloher, R.: Rheumatoid Myositis: Clinical and Histological Features and Possible Pathogenesis. Arthritis Rheum 27: 737-743, 1984.

Halla, J.T., Schumacher, H.R., Trotter, M.E.: Bursal Fat Necrosis as the Presenting Manifestation of Pancreatic Disease: Light and Electron Microscopic Studies. J. Rheumatoid 12: 359-364, 1985.

Willkens, R.F., Williams, H.J., Ward, J.R., Egger, MJ., Reading, J.C., Clements, P.J., Cathcart, E.S., Samuelson, C.O., Solsky, M.A., Kaplan, S.B., Guttadauria, M., Halla, J.T., Weinstein, A.: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trail of Low-Dose Pulse Methotrexate in Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheum Vol. 27: 376-381, 1984.

Williams, H.J., Ward, J.R., Reading, J.C.., Egger, M.J., Grandone, J.T., Samuelson, C.O., Furst, D.E., Sullivan, J.M., Watson, M.A., Guttadauria, M., Cathcart, E.S., Kaplan, S.B., Halla, J.T., Weinstein, A., Plotz, P.H.: Low-Dose D-Penicillamine Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheum Vol. 26, 1983.

Fallahi, S., Collins, D., Miller, R., Halla, J.T.: Co-Existence of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sarcordosis: Difficulties Encountered in the Differential Diagnosis of Common Manifestations. J Rheumatoid 11: 526-529,1984.

Fallahi, S., Miller, R., Halla, J.: Co-Existence of Reiter’s Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis in a Genetically Susceptible Individual. Ann Rheum Dis 42: 210-212, 1983.

Halla, J., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.: Atlanto-Axial (C1-C2) Facet Joint Osteoarthritis With and Without NonReducible Head Tilt. Arthritis Rheum 28: S21,1985.

Halla, J., Hardin, J.: Salicylate Ototoxicity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Controlled Study. Arthritis Rheum 28: S62, 1985.

Halla, J., Hardin, J.: The Prevalence and Nature of Hip Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): A Private Practice Experience. Arthritis Rheum 29: S41, 1986.

Halla, J.T., Fallahi, S., Hardin, J.G.: Small Joint Involvement: A Systematic Roentgenographic Study in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arm Rheum Dis. 45: 327-330, 1986.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G., Fallahi, S.: The Nature of the Onset of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Reassessment. Rheumatoid Int 7: 169-171,1987.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Atlanto-axial (C1-C2) Facet Joint Osteoarthritis: A Distinctive Clinical Syndrome. Arthritis Rheum 30: 577-582, 1987.

Halla, J.T., Hirsch, V.J.: Monoarthritis As the Presenting Manifestation of Localized Ewing’s Sarcoma in an Older Patient. J. Rheumatoid: 628-631, 1987.

Halla, J., Hardin, J.: Acute Noninfectious Arthritis of the Hip in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 46: 475-477, 1987.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Symptomatic Salicylate Ototoxicity Is Not a Useful Indicator of Serum Salicylate Level. Arthritis Rheumatoid 31: S25,1988.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Salicylate Ototoxicity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Controlled Study. Ann Rheum Dis. 47: 134-137, 1988.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: The Spectrum of Atlanto-Axial (CI-C2) Facet Joint (FJ) Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Arthritis Rheum 31: S 79, 1988.

Halla, J., Bliznak, J., Hardin, J.: Involvement of the Cranio-Cervical Junction in Reiter’s Syndrome: A Case Report. J. Rheumatol15: 1722-1725, 1988.

Saway, P.A., Blackburn, W.D., Halla, J.T., Alarcon, G.S.: Life Table Analysis of Survival in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Cervical Spine (CS) Involvement. Arthritis and Rheum 31: R47,1988.

Halla, J., Hardin, J., Virek, J., Alarcon, G.: Involvement of the Cervical Spine in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Review. Arthritis Rheum 32: 652-659, 1989.

Saway, P., Blackburn, W., Halla, J., Alarcon, G.: Clinical Characteristics in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Undergone Cervical Spine Surgery: A Controlled Study. J. Rheumatol16: 890-896, 1989.

Halla, J., Schrohenloher, R., Koopman, W.: A Role for Local Immune Responses in Certain Extra-articular Manifestations of Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Hypothesis. Ann Rheum Dis 57: 698-701, 1992.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: The Spectrum of Atlanto-axial Facet Joint Involvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheun133: 325-329, 1990.

Halla, J.T.: Septic Olecranon Bursitis Caused by Neisseria Sicca. J Rheumatol17: 1240-1241, 1990.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Is Cervical Traction Safe and Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis? Arthritis Rheum 33: S154, 1990.

Halla, J.T., Bliznak, J., Hardin, J.G., Finn, Sam: Septic Arthritis of the CI-C2 Lateral Facet Joint and Torticollis: Grisel’s Syndrome. Arthritis Rheum 34: 84-88, 1991.

Halla, J.T., Atchison, S.L., Hardin, J.G.: Symptomatic Salicylate Ototoxicity: A Useful Indicator of Serum Salicylate Level? Ann Rheum Dis 50: 682-684, 1991.

Halla, J.T., Hardin, J.G.: Under-recognized Post-dosing Reaction to Methotrexate in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Rheum ll121: 1224-1226,1994.

Hardin, J.G., Halla, J.T.: Cervical Spine Syndrome in Arthritis and Allied Conditions: Edited by D. McCarty, W. Koopman: Phil, 1993.

Hardin, J.G., Halla, J.T.: Cervical Spine and Radicular Pain Syndromes. Curr Opin Rheum 7: 136-140, 1995.

Halla, J.T.: Pain: The Plight of Fallen Man, God’s Prescription for Persevering. Timeless Text, 2002

Halla, J.T.: True Competence in Medicine: Practicing Biblically-Based Medicine in a Fallen World

Halla, J.T.: A Biblical Approach to Receiving Medical Care

Halla, J.T.: God’s Wisdom for Troubled Times

Halla, J.T.: What To Do When Your Body Fails You

Halla, J.T.: Rheumatism, The Journal of Biblical Counseling Volume XI, Number 2, Winter 1993.

Halla, J.T.: When Your Body Betrays You

 

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