Chase Auditorium, Room 8403
Rheumatology Grand Rounds from 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Presenter: Ernest Vina, MD, MS
Title: Inflammatory Arthritis Management Part 1 – Steroid-Sparing Agents: Non-Biologics
Ernest Vina, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in psychobiology from UCLA in 1999 and his Medical Doctorate from the Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine, in 2004. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center where he also completed a Health Services Research fellowship. His Rheumatology fellowship was completed at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2011, and he also earned a Master's degree in Health Studies. He joined the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the UA Division of Rheumatology in 2014. Dr. Vina’s research interests include racial disparities in systemic lupus erythematosus, treatment preferences, racial disparities in osteoarthritis, quality of care and health services.