Dr. Dafna Gladman

February 27, 2018 7:21 pm Published by

Dafna Gladman is Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist at the Krembil Research Institute. She is Deputy Director of the Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases, Director of the Psoriatic Arthritis Program University Health Network, and co-Director of the University of Toronto Lupus Clinic.

Professor Gladman has researched both systemic lupus erythematosus and psoriatic arthritis with emphasis on database development, prognosis studies, genetic markers for diseasesusceptibility and expression, assessment instruments, quality of life measures and clinical trials. Professor Gladman has 691 peer-reviewed publications, 138 chapters and invited publications, and over 1000 published abstracts.

Dafna was a founding member of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) group. She was instrumental in obtaining NATO funding for the international disease activity in SLE group which lead to the formation of SLICC. Dr. Gladman was the first chair of SLICC from 1991 to 1998 and treasurer from 1992-1998.

Dr. Gladman is the recipient of several awards for education and research including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Mentor of the Year Award and the Lupus Foundation of America Evelyn Hess Award for Excellence in Lupus Research.

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