1. Minnesota


  1. Rheumatology


  1. Fellow Hospital for Special Surgery
  2. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. MD University of Illinois at Chicago


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine

Primary Appointment

  1. Department of Immunology

Academic rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Medical-Scientific Advisory Council, Lupus Foundation of America, 2011-present
  • Chair, Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCiS) Centers of Excellence, 2012-2015
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board, American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation, 2012-2013
  • Advisory Editor, Arthritis and Rheumatism Journal, 2010-2013
  • Associate Scientific Advisor, Science Translational Medicine Journal, 2011-2012


  • Treatment of connective tissue diseases
  • Genetics of autoimmune disease
  • Immune system pathogenesis of human lupus
  • Profiling and monitoring human immune responses
  • Pharmacogenetics in autoimmune disease
  • Genetic studies in diverse populations


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