Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


My primary areas of interest and research involve two main areas:

  • Inflammatory myositis - polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis. I am a member of the Medical Advisory Board for The Myositis Association
  • Vasculitis - giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's), microsopic polyangiitis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, and other forms of vasculitis. I am a member of the steering committee for the NIH-funded Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium.


Administrative Appointment

  1. Emeritus, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Associate Professor of Medicine


  1. Fellow Rackham Arthritis Research Unit, University of Michigan
  2. Resident Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  3. Internship Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  4. MD Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
  5. BA Denison University

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