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Ramsey-Goldman Named Research Society Professor

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January 8, 2008 | by Marla Paul

CHICAGO --- Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, professor of rheumatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, has been named a Solovy-Arthritis Research Society Research Professor.

Ramsey-Goldman's clinical research interests lie primarily in understanding the long-term consequences of systemic lupus erythematosus. Her work is focused on assessing the risks of developing cancer, osteoporosis or cardiovascular complications in patients with the condition.

Through national and international collaborations, she is also studying genetic risk factors for disease susceptibility and severity in lupus. In addition, she designs, monitors and performs clinical trials testing innovative therapies for patients.

Ramsey-Goldman has extensive teaching experience and is the co-director of clinical research in the National Institutes of Health-funded (NIH) rheumatology fellowship training program. She was successful in renewing a mid-career NIH-funded K24 investigator award.

Ramsey-Goldman serves as director of Northwestern's NIH-funded General Clinical Research Center and is the co-director and project investigator in the NIH-funded Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Rheumatology.

She is a member of a number of professional societies including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology and the American Federation for Clinical Research.

She is on the editorial board of Arthritis & Rheumatism, the current chair of the Systemic Lupus Collaborating Clinics groups and current chair of the Committee on Education for the American College of Rheumatology.

Ramsay-Goldman joined the Northwestern faculty in 1991.