Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc., became Director of NIAMS in February, 2021. Previously, she served as vice chancellor of research at the University of California, San Francisco, as well as professor of rheumatology, and professor of orofacial sciences. Her research focuses on the genetics and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease, particularly systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. She also has mentored many students and junior faculty to independent research careers. Dr. Criswell earned a bachelor’s degree in genetics and a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley; a D.Sc. in genetic epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Rotterdam; and an M.D. from UCSF. Dr. Criswell is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.
Room Grand Ballroom 102
[Alliance Session 4] Grants and Funding for SLE Research
Grants and funding-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases