Rheumatology Road Trip

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
A map to a career in rheumatology will be laid out in “Rheumatology Road Trip,” a free presentation, open to the public, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, Chase Bank Auditorium (Room 8403), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. (Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour in The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage.)
 
The lecture is presented by The University of Arizona Arthritis Center (www.arthritis.arizona.edu). Light refreshments provided.
 
Rafael Grau, MD, and Susan Knowles, MD, will speak about why they chose rheumatology for their health-care careers.
 
Dr. Grau is the recently appointed director of the Fellowship Program at The University of Arizona Arthritis Center and a UA professor of clinical medicine. He has a special interest in pediatric rheumatology. Prior to joining the UA College of Medicine, he was director of the Division of Rheumatology for seven years at Indiana University and an attending rheumatologist with the Maricopa Medical Center for six years.
 
Dr. Knowles is in the Fellowship Program at The University of Arizona Arthritis Center. After receiving her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Nevada, Reno, and her medical degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, she moved to Tucson to pursue a residency in internal medicine. She served as chief medical resident and received the department’s Humanism in Medicine Award before becoming a rheumatology fellow in 2010.
 
Seating is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, contact The University of Arizona Arthritis Center, (520) 626-5040, or email LivingHealthy@arthritis.arizona.edu Notification of cancellations also is requested.
 
The lecture is part of a series of “Living Healthy with Arthritis” monthly talks presented by The University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine and supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.
 
The University of Arizona Arthritis Center, a Center of Excellence at the UA College of Medicine, is a research leader with a focus on identifying the causes of arthritis and developing improved technologies for diagnosing, measuring and treating the disease.