2015 Annual Meeting Live Session
Date: November 9, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Moscone Center South – Esplanade, 304
Moderator: Carol A. Langford, MD, MHS
Speaker: Simon M. Helfgott, MD and Hyon K. Choi, MD, DrPH
Dr. Simon Helfgott is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of Education and Fellowship Training in the Division of Rheumatology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital. He is currently the physician editor of The Rheumatologist.
Dr. Hyon K. Choi is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Gout and Crystal Arthropathy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). He also serves as the co-director of the Gout, Hyperuricemia and Crystal-Associated Disease Network (G-CAN). Dr. Choi received his rheumatology training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and his master’s and doctorate degrees from Harvard University. He has been a leading clinical rheumatologist-investigator with a primary focus on crystal arthropathy throughout his academic career, as reflected by his NIH funding, over 200 publications (including original articles published in NEJM, JAMA, Lancet, Nature, Ann Int Med, BMJ, Arch Int Med, Ann Rheum Dis, A&R, and others), and reviewer activities for top journals and the NIH. Dr. Choi’s findings have been referenced by many key articles and the recent guidelines from the ACR and EULAR.