Elizabeth Karlson, MD
Dr. Karlson is a population scientist whose research focuses on the epidemiology of rheumatic disease. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She serves as Director of Rheumatic Disease Epidemiology in the Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Research areas include prediction of outcome in RA and SLE, developing innovative epidemiologic tools for testing hypotheses in populations, investigations of environmental, genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in rheumatoid arthritis in large cohorts.