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About the Division

About the Division


Our Mission

At the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, our mission is to improve people's lives through innovation in immunology and rheumatology research, education, and patient care. We are working together to shape the future of Rheumatology by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge and by personalizing health care to meet the needs of each individual.

Exploration through Education, Patient Care and Research

The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology offers a dynamic environment of academic excellence, high quality patient care, and robust research activity.


The Division of Rheumatology and Immunology offers a productive learning environment for clinicians seeking a career in clinical and academic rheumatology. Basic science and clinical research experience are integral components of the fellowship training program.

Click here to view information on recent and current educational seminars in Rheumatology which include our Everett D. Reese Research Seminar Series, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Conference and recent faculty presentations.

Patient Care

Clinicians see a diverse spectrum of clinical disorders ranging from osteoarthritis, vasculities, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and immunodeficiency to bursitis.


Faculty and clinicians in the division participate in active research programs in immunology and molecular genetics related to immunoregulation, receptors for Fc molecules and herparin binding growth factors.