American College of Rheumatology
Kirkwood Johnston, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Rheumatology
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2014
Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com
Previous contributing author and editors:
Author: Mark L
Francis, MD, Chief, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Editors: Kristine M Lohr, MD,
Associate Chief, Program Director, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology, University of Tennessee School of Medicine; Francisco
Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Arthur Weinstein, MD, Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University; Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, Director, Section of Rheumatology, Washington Hospital Center.
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