Office Address:
1161 21st Avenue South, Medical Center North, Room / Suite T-3113, Nashville, TN 37232-2681

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology

Clinical Interest

Research Keywords
cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus
Research Description

My research interest is in cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. My ongoing research interests including the effect of inflammation on the heart; the effect of inflammation, specific immunomodulatory drugs, and autoantibodies on HDL function; and the HDL as an epigenetic regulator of vascular cells in rheumatoid arthritis.