Steering Committee

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Professor Iain McInnes

Vice Principal and Head of College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS)

University of Glasgow, UK

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Doctor Sofia Ramiro

Consultant Rheumatologist and Senior Researcher

Leiden University Medical Centre

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Professor Rieke Alten

Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Schlosspark-Klinik, University Medicine Berlin, Germany

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Professor Xenofon Baraliakos

Medical Director, Professor for Rheumatology

Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet Herne, Ruhr-University

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Professor Frank Behrens

Medical director


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Professor Johannes Bijlsma

Professor Emeritus, Department of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology

University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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Professor Leonard Calabrese

Director & Professor of Medicine

RJ Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA

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Associate Professor Laura Coates

NDORMS, University of Oxford, UK

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Professor Maurizio Cutolo

Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology, Director of the Research Laboratory and Academic Unit of Clinical Rheumatology, Director of the Postgraduate School of Rheumatology,

University of Genova, Italy

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Professor Atul A. Deodhar

Medical Director

Oregon Health and Science University

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Professor Hideto Kameda

Professor of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine

Toho University

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Professor Philip Mease

Clinical Professor, Director of Rheumatology Research

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Swedish Medical Center

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Professor Pierre Miossec

Professor of Clinical Immunology

Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France

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Professor Peter Nash

Professor, School of Medicine,

Griffith University, Australia

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Professor John O'Shea

Director, NIAMS Intramural Research Program,

NIAMS, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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Professor Janet Pope

Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology,

University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine

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Professor Enrique Soriano

Head of Rheumatology

Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires

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Professor Leonie Taams

Director of the Centre for Inflammation Biology and Cancer Immunology, Head of the Department of Inflammation Biology

King's College London, UK

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Professor Tsutomu Takeuchi

Professor of Rheumatology

Keio University School of Medicine, Minato, Japan

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Professor Lai-Shan Tam

Professor and Department Head of Medicine & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,

Honorary Consultant, Hospital Authority

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Professor Kevin Winthrop

Professor of Infectious Diseases, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, and Ophthalmology

Oregon Health and Science University, USA

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Doctor Grace Wright


Association of Women in Rheumatology

Steering Committee

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Professor Iain McInnes

Vice Principal and Head of College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS)

University of Glasgow, UK

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Professor Herve Bachelez

Professor of Clinical Dermatology

Saint-Louis University Hospital, Paris, France

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Doctor Melinda Gooderham

Dermatologist and Medical Director

SKiN Centre for Dermatology, Canada

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Doctor Laura Savage

Consultant Dermatologist

Leeds Centre for Dermatology, Chapel Allerton Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, UK

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Doctor Kenji Kabashima

Chair/Professor at the Department of Dermatology

Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

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Doctor Brett King

Associate Professor of Dermatology

Yale University, USA

Steering Committee

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Professor Iain McInnes

Vice Principal and Head of College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS)

University of Glasgow, UK

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Professor Tim Orchard

Consultant Gastroenterologist and appointed Chief Executive

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

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Professor Silvio Danese

Professor of Gastroenterology, Head of Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, Milan

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Doctor David T. Rubin

Joseph B Kirsner Professor In Medicine

The University of Chicago Medicine, USA

Faculty Members

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Professor Kimme Hyrich

Professor of Epidemiology

UK Centre for Epidemiology Versus Arthritis

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Professor Robert Landewé

Professor of Rheumatology

Amsterdam University Medical Center & Zuyderland Medical Center, Heerlen, The Netherlands

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Professor Christopher Edwards

Honorary Chair of Clinical Rheumatology

University of Southampton, UK

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Professor Peter Taylor

Norman Collisson Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences

University of Oxford, UK

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Professor John Isaacs

Director of Therapeutics North East, Professor of Clinical Rheumatology,

Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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Professor Paul Emery

Versus Arthritis UK Professor of Rheumatology, Director, NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre

University of Leeds

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Professor Bernard Combe

Professor of Rheumatology

Head of the Bone and Joint Department at Montpellier University Hospital

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Professor Thomas Dörner

Professor and Principal Investigator

Charité University Hospitals Berlin, Germany

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Professor Stanley B. Cohen

Clinical Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Co-Director of the Division of Rheumatology,

UT Southwestern Medical Center and Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas

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Professor Christopher Ritchlin

Professor of Medicine

Center for Musculoskeletal Research, Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology Division, and University of Rochester, NY, USA