Invited Faculty
  • Jeffrey A. Sparks
    Brigham and Women's Hosp.
  • Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc, is a rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

    His research focuses on using patient-oriented and epidemiologic methods to evaluate the etiology, outcomes, and public health burden of rheumatic diseases. His research themes are rheumatoid arthritis risk and outcomes related to pulmonary disease, COVID-19 and rheumatic diseases, and rheumatic immune-related adverse events from immunotherapy for cancer treatment.

    Dr. Sparks serves as the Director of Immuno-Oncology and Autoimmunity and Associate Program Director for the Rheumatology Fellowship of the Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation, and Immunity. He has received research awards from the US National Institutes of Health, American College of Rheumatology, European Alliance of Rheumatology Associations, Rheumatology Research Foundation, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham Research Institute, and Harvard Medical School.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    Rheumatoid arthritis


    interstitial lung disease



  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    May 19 10:30-11:00 Room Grand Ballroom 103 [International Symposium 3] Rheumatoid Arthritis-associated Interstitial Lung Disease Pathogenesis, clinical features, and treatment strategy for rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease