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Craft, Joseph Edgar

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Professor of Immunobiology; Section Chief, Rheumatology; Program Director, Investigative Medicine; Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

Biography

Dr. Joseph Craft is Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Rheumatology, and Professor of Immunobiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a graduate of the University of North Caroline School of Medicine. Dr. Craft then did postgraduate training in medicine and in rheumatology and immunology at Yale, and has been on the faculty at that institution...

Dr. Joseph Craft is Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Rheumatology, and Professor of Immunobiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a graduate of the University of North Caroline School of Medicine. Dr. Craft then did postgraduate training in medicine and in rheumatology and immunology at Yale, and has been on the faculty at that institution since 1985. At Yale, he teaches graduate and medical students, and directs a research laboratory devoted to understanding T lymphocyte differentiation and function in normal and autoimmune responses. His research has been continually supported by the National Institutes of Health since 1985, where he is a past NIH MERIT award recipient, and he is the author of 168 scientific publications. Dr. Craft is Director of the Investigative Medicine Program at Yale, a unique program designed to provide Ph.D. training for physicians. He also is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Kunkel Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Lupus Foundation of America, Connecticut Chapter. He is former chair of the Immunological Sciences Study Section at NIH, and of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Alliance for Lupus Research, and a former Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. He is a co-founder of L2Diagnostics, a company in New Haven formed in partnership with Yale University and devoted to discovery of new diagnostics in vector-borne diseases and of targets for vaccine development, and is currently a member of its Board of Directors.

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Bockenstedt, Linda Kathryn

Harold W. Jockers Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity

Research Interests:Pathogenesis of Lyme disease; Tick-borne infections; Innate immunity; Multiphoton imaging; Faculty development in context of team science

  • Office:(203) 785-2453
  • Lab:(203) 785-7661

Brunet, Cristina Maria

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

  • Office:(203) 785-7063
  • Appt:(203) 785-7063

Bucala, Richard

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology

Research Interests:Mechanisms by which host immunity converts from a protective response to one producing disease and tissue pathology; Emergence of steroid resistance; Biochemical, biological, and genetic characterization of the MIF cytokine family; MIF's role in malaria and global infectious diseases; Pharmacologic immuniomodulation of the MIF pathway; Role of fibrocytes in different systemic fibroses

  • Office:(203) 785-2453
  • Lab:(203) 737-5103

Buckley, Lenore

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
Professor
Clinical Chief, Section of Rheumatology

  • Appt:(203) 737-5430

Cooney, Leo M., Jr

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests:Geriatric medicine; Assistance in elderly independence; Resource utilization; Transitional care models of care for nursing home residents

  • Office:(203) 688-2204
  • Appt:(203) 688-2204

Craft, Joseph Edgar

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Professor of Immunobiology
Section Chief, Rheumatology
Program Director, Investigative Medicine
Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

Research Interests:Autoimmunity; Cytokines; Lupus; T Cell Differentiation; Tolerance

  • Office:(203) 785-2453

Evans, Janine

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Fellowship Program Director, Rheumatology
Co-firm Chief Fitkin Medical Service

  • Office:(203) 737-5430
  • Appt:(203) 737-5430

Fraenkel, Liana

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Section Chief of Rheumatology, CT Veterans Administration Medical Center

Research Interests:Epidemiology; provision of health services in rheumatic disease

  • Office:(203) 932-5711 x5914
  • Appt:(203) 737-5430

Hutchinson, Gordon John

  • Appt:(203) 785-0885

Kang, Insoo

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Course Director, Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Research Interests:Human T cell biology; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity

  • Office:(203) 785-6678
  • Appt:(203) 737-5430

Kriegel, Martin Alexander

Assistant Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:Microbiome; Commensals; Lymphocytes; Autoimmunity; Th17 cells; Antiphospholipid syndrome; Beta2-glycoprotein; Lupus; Type 1 diabetes

  • Office:(203) 737-8326
  • Lab:(203) 785-7491
  • Appt:(203) 287-6200

Mamula, Mark Joseph

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:Autoimmune diseases

  • Office:(203) 737-2840

Montgomery, Ruth R

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:Innate Immunity; Macrophage; Neutrophil; Aging; West Nile Virus; Lyme Disease

  • Office:(203) 785-7039
  • Lab:(203) 785-6955

Quan, Timothy E.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:viruses; autoimmune pathology; biology of fibrocytes

  • Office:(860) 432-8400

Suter, Lisa Gale

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Associate Director, Quality Measurement Program, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

Research Interests:Quality measurement; Quality improvement; Technology assessment

  • Office:(203) 785-2453

Bockenstedt, Linda Kathryn

Harold W. Jockers Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity

Research Interests:Pathogenesis of Lyme disease; Tick-borne infections; Innate immunity; Multiphoton imaging; Faculty development in context of team science

Bucala, Richard

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology

Research Interests:Mechanisms by which host immunity converts from a protective response to one producing disease and tissue pathology; Emergence of steroid resistance; Biochemical, biological, and genetic characterization of the MIF cytokine family; MIF's role in malaria and global infectious diseases; Pharmacologic immuniomodulation of the MIF pathway; Role of fibrocytes in different systemic fibroses

Chen, Lieping

United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and Professor of Immunobiology, of Dermatology and of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
Director, Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center

Research Interests:Lymphocyte activation and tolerance; Costimulation and coinhibition; Tumor site immune modulation; Immunotherapy of advanced human cancer; Immunotherapy of advanced autoimmune diseases

Concato, John

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)
Director, Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut HealthCare System

Research Interests:Screening, prognosis, and treatment strategies; improving methods of research design and statistical analysis

Fikrig, Erol

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Microbial Pathogenesis
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

Research Interests:Vector-borne diseases; Lyme disease; Human granulocytic ehrilichiosis; West Nile virus

Flavell, Richard A

Sterling Professor of Immunobiology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Department Chair, Immunobiology

Research Interests:Animal Models; Autoimmunity; Diabetes; Gene Expression; Gene Transfer; Genes; Immune System; Lyme Borreliosis Or Lyme Disease; Molecular Cellular Entities; Recombinant DNA; Transgenic Animals; Autoimmunity; Knockout Mice; Lyme Disease; T Cell Lineages; Tolerance; Transgenic Mice

Fraenkel, Liana

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Section Chief of Rheumatology, CT Veterans Administration Medical Center

Research Interests:Epidemiology; provision of health services in rheumatic disease

Fried, Terri R

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Research Interests:Treatment decision-making; Preferences; Advance care planning; Multiple conditions

Gill, Thomas Michael

Humana Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Investigative Medicine
Director, Yale Program on Aging
Director, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Director, Yale Center for Disability and Disabling Disorders
Director, Yale Training Program in Geriatric Clinical Epidemiology and Aging-Related Research

Research Interests:Epidemiology and prevention of functional decline; Disability among community-living older persons; functional assessment; clinical trials

Goldstein, Daniel Robert

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and of Immunobiology

Research Interests:Immunity in transplantation; Impact of aging on inflammation and immunity

Herold, Kevan

Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Deputy Director for Translational Science, YCCI
Director, Yale Diabetes Center

Research Interests:Type 1 diabetes; Immune therapy; Autoimmunity

Iwasaki, Akiko

Professor of Immunobiology and of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
Howard Hughes Medical Investigator

Research Interests:Innate immunity; Autophagy; Inflammasomes; Sexually transmitted infections; Herpes simplex virus; Human papillomavirus; Respiratory virus infections; Influenza infection; T cell immunity; Commensal bacteria

Kaech, Susan

Associate Professor of Immunobiology
HHMI Early Career Scientist

Research Interests:Mechanisms of memory T cell development; Developmental Biology; Immunobiology; Immunology; Vaccine; Immunobiology; T-Cells; Vaccines; Adaptive immunity and immunological memory to viruses

Kang, Insoo

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Course Director, Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Research Interests:Human T cell biology; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity

Krumholz, Harlan M

Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy)
Co-Director, Clinical Scholars Program
Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Research Interests:Outcomes research in cardiovascular disease

Mamula, Mark Joseph

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:Autoimmune diseases

Medzhitov, Ruslan M

David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Research Interests:Inflammation; Allergy; Immunology; Innate Immunity; Pathophysiology

Meffre, Eric RF

Associate Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Immunology)

Research Interests:Human B-cell tolerance; Primary immunodeficiencies; Autoimmune diseases

Montgomery, Ruth R

Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Research Interests:Innate Immunity; Macrophage; Neutrophil; Aging; West Nile Virus; Lyme Disease

Pober, Jordan Stuart

Bayer Professor of Translational Medicine
Director, Human and Translational Immunology Program
Vice-Chair, Dept. of Immunobiology for the Section of Human and Translational Immunology

Research Interests:Immunobiology of vascular endothelial cells; Cytokine actions and mechanisms; Transplantation immunology

Rothlin, Carla Vanina

Assistant Professor of Immunobiology

Research Interests:Regulation of inflammation; Homeostatic control of the immune system

Shaw, Albert C

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Research Interests:Mechanisms underlying the functional decline of the immune system with aging

Shlomchik, Warren D

Professor of Medicine (Hematology), of Immunobiology and of Medicine (FY15 Hematology)

Research Interests:Mechanisms of antigen presentation; T cell effector function; Regulation of Graft-vs.-Host Disease and Graft-vs.-Leukemia

Su, Bing

Associate Professor of Immunobiology

Research Interests:MAP Kinase pathways; mTOR regulation; Receptor signaling; Cell growth control; Lymphocyte development and differentiation

Suter, Lisa Gale

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Associate Director, Quality Measurement Program, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

Research Interests:Quality measurement; Quality improvement; Technology assessment

Tinetti, Mary Elizabeth

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases), of Faculty of Arts and Sciences and of Investigative Medicine
Section Chief, Geriatrics

Research Interests:Falls and injuries; Mobility; Clinical decision-making in the face of multiple health conditions; Harms and benefits of medications

Arnold, Catharine Ann

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

    Carlson, Elise M

    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

      Chowdhary, Harjinder Singh

      Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

        Desir, Deborah

        Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

          Disabatino, Charles Anthony, Jr

          Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

            Gordon-Dole, Sonia Marie

            Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (General Medicine)

              Hutchinson, Gordon John

              • Appt:(203) 785-0885

              Liebling, Anne

              Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

              • Office:(203) 688-2475
              • Appt:(203) 785-4081

              Martin, Victor

              Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

                McLean, Robert Michael

                Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

                  Peck, Brian

                  Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

                    Podell, David N.

                    Clinical Professor of Medicine

                      Quan, Timothy E.

                      Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

                      • Office:(860) 432-8400

                      Schoen, Robert T

                      Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and of Nursing

                        Schwartz, Mark L

                        Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)