Invited Faculty
  • Alexandra Legge
    Dalhousie Univ.
  • Alex attended medical school at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada and graduated in with distinction in 2014. Following graduation, she remained in Halifax for her Core Internal Medicine and Adult Rheumatology subspecialty residency training, which she completed in June 2021. During her residency, Alex also completed a Master of Science degree in Community Health & Epidemiology through the Dalhousie University Clinician-Investigator Program. In recognition of her MSc thesis work, she was awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal for the Natural Sciences and Engineering by Dalhousie University in 2018. Following her residency training, she completed a one-year research fellowship at Arthritis Research Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada under the supervision of Dr. Diane Lacaille.

    Alex joined the Division of Rheumatology at Dalhousie University in July 2022 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a practicing rheumatologist at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is currently the Director of the Dalhousie Lupus Clinic. She is also affiliated with Arthritis Research Canada as a Research Scientist. Her research interests include investigating the impact of frailty among individuals living with rheumatic diseases, as well as improving long-term clinical outcomes in SLE, with a special interest in neuropsychiatric lupus. She also collaborates with international SLE researchers as a member of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC).
    Research & Clinical Focus


    Neuropsychiatric Lupus

    Cognitive impairment

    Outcome measures in SLE

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 17 14:10-14:30 Room Grand Ballroom 102 [Study Group Session] The Systemic Lupus Erythematosus International Collaborating Clinics Group (SLICC) Study Group Session NPSLE