Dr. Juanita Romero-DiazFebruary 27, 2018 8:03 pm
Dr. Juanita Romero-Diaz is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Immunology and Rheumatology, The National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition in Mexico City, Mexico. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Puebla, Puebla City, Mexico and trained in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at The Mexican National Autonomous University in Mexico City; there she also obtained a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences; in 2004, she joined the Department of Immunology and Rheumatology, School of Medicine, National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán. During 2010 she was a trainee of Dr. Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL. USA
Juanita is currently an established investigator in the epidemiology and outcomes of systemic lupus erythematosus. She has been a recipient of the Rheumatology Research Foundation Preceptorship in recognition of her research in SLE. Her major research has been focused on the risk factors of asymptomatic atherosclerosis in SLE. The majority of her nearly 50 international publications are in lupus.
Dr. Romero-Diaz has received support from The National Council of Science and Technology, the main peer-reviewed granting agency in Mexico. She is very engaged in the training of the next generation of lupus clinicians and investigators.
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