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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) 785-2454
  • Lab:(203) 785-7661

Brunet, Cristina Maria

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

  • Office:(203) 785-2454
  • Appt:(203) 785-2454

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) 785-2454
  • Lab:(203) 737-5103

Buckley, Lenore

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

  • Appt:(203) 785-2454

Cooney, Leo M., Jr

Humana Foundation 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

    Evans, Janine

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

    • Office:(203) 785-2454
    • Appt:(203) 785-2454

    Fraenkel, Liana

    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

    Hsieh, Evelyn

    Instructor in Medicine (Rheumatology)

    Research Interests:Global Health, Osteoporosis, China, Women's Health

      Hutchinson, Gordon John

      • Appt:(203) 680-7050

      Kang, Insoo

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

      Research Interests:Human T cell biology; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity

      • Appt:(203) 785-2454

      Kriegel, Martin Alexander

      Assistant Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Rheumatology)

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

      • 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)
      Director, Yale CyTOF Facility

      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) 785-2454

      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

      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 Foundation 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)
      Director, Yale CyTOF Facility

      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 (Adjunct) of Medicine (Hematology) and Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Hematology)

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

      Su, Bing

      Professor (Adjunct) 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) 680-7050

                  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)