Richard Bucala MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Pathology and Residential College Associate Fellow in Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • South Africa   (2010)
    Genetic studies of human host susceptibility to tuberculosis
  • Genetic Susceptibility to Leishmania
    Colombia   (2008)
    The Bucala group is investigating the genetic susceptibility to the parasitic infection Leishmania in collaboration with researchers in Cali, Colombia.
  • Cali, Colombia   (2005)
    Genetic studies of human host susceptibility to Leishmaniasis
  • Genetic epidemiology studies
    Zambia; Kenya   (2003)
    Role of innate immunity in malaria infection

Education & Training

B.S.
Yale University (1979)
M.S.
Yale University (1979)
Ph.D.
Rockefeller University (1985)
M.D.
Cornell College (1986)
Resident
Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine  (1986 - 1988)
Fellow
Hospital for Special Surgery, Rheumatology  (1988 - 1991)
Visiting Fellow
Institut Pasteur, Paris
Board Certification
Rheumatology, Board Certified  (2004)

Honors & Recognition

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
    (1996)
  • American Association of Physicians
    (2009)

Professional Service

  • Journal of Immunology (7/1/2010)
  • Arthritis & Rheumatism (7/1/2010)
  • Advisor, NIH (6/1/2006)

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