Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH, is Vice Chair, and Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center within the Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases and Assistant Professor at the CCLCM of CWRU. She is the inaugural endowed chair holder of the Scholtz Chair of Functional Medicine Translational Research.
Dr. Husni joined the Clinic in 2005 following a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital. She completed her internship and residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital a, and Rheumatology fellowship at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. Dr. Husni received her MD and MPH degrees at Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Husni is very active in both patient care and clinical/translational research focused on examining health outcomes and novel therapeutics for patients with Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Psoriatic arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, and Osteoarthritis. She is involved with early translational studies focusing on mechanisms related accelerated atherosclerosis to large scale clinical trials RA and OA. Her research work has been funded by the NIH, American College of Rheumatology, National Psoriasis Foundation, and Arthritis National Research Foundation.
She is an active member of the ACR (past member publications committee), executive member of GRAPPA , Board of Director for the National Psoriasis Foundation, Vice Chair, WG3 for the OAAA (Osteoarthritis Action Alliance) and on the medical/scientific committee for the Arthritis Foundation of the Northeastern Ohio Chapter. Dr. Husni has been an invited lecturer at both national and international meetings as well as authored numerous publications as original research, reviews and book chapters.
Saturday, April 6
3:40 PM – 4:20 PM