The American College of Rheumatology is a nonprofit association of physicians, health professionals, and scientists working to advance the specialty of rheumatology. Dr. Judith James was nominated for ACR’s Awards of Distinction by her colleagues for her outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology. Read more about Dr. James’s award Here.
In October 2022, Dr. James became the first woman from an Oklahoma institution to be elected into the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. Dr. James received this honor by being “a pioneer in the field of autoimmunity” and “significantly advancing the understanding of how autoimmune diseases start and how immune responses evolve”. Check out the article written by The Oklahoman and the announcement from The National Academy of Medicine.
OMRF senior research assistant Sherri Longobardi, in Darise Farris, Ph.D.’s lab, received the Sjögren’s Foundation’s Outstanding Abstract Award for her work in identifying new methods for diagnosing Sjögren’s syndrome. Additionally Eliza Chakravarty, M.D., and Melissa Munroe, M.D., Ph.D., were recognized for outstanding abstracts at the meeting. Congrats to all! Read the press release HERE
We celebrate the new year and PA Aberle gives tips for staying healthy for cold & flu season. Read the full version here.