Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Dr Schlesinger is the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Rheumatology fellowship program director at UMDNJ/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ, where she is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Schlesinger is a noted authority in the field of gout, having published papers regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and better understanding of the pathogenesis of gout. She is the author of over 190 scientific articles, abstracts, book chapters and reviews. Dr. Schlesinger is currently the President of the New Jersey Rheumatology Association. In addition she is the Co-chair, American College of Rheumatology - Crystal Study Group- as well as the Co-chair, American College of Rheumatology Abstract Reviewer Selection Process: Metabolic and Crystal Arthropathies. She has a special interest in evidence-based medicine and serves as a co-facilitator of the Acute Gout Review Group for Cochrane International Collaboration as well as a member of the OMERACT Gout Special Interest Organizing Group.