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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

  • 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

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) 785-2453

    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

    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)