Philip Seo, MD, MHS, is associate professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also serves as director of the Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center and the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program. He has worked at Johns Hopkins in a variety of roles, including as an intern, resident, hospitalist, assistant chief of service and rheumatology fellow, prior to joining the faculty. In addition to serving as the physician editor of The Rheumatologist, he is a member of the American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting Planning Committee and Committee on Training and Workforce, and is co-chair of the In-Training Examination Subcommittee.
Keri Losavio has been a professional editor and writer in the medical and financial fields for 20 years and joined the Wiley team in February 2014. She has written for and edited magazines, newsletters, textbooks, personal memoirs, dissertations and more.
Ethan Craig, MD, MHS, is an assistant professor of clinical medicine with the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and a rheumatologist at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center. He completed his medicine residency at the University of Minnesota, where he served as a chief resident at Regions Hospital in St Paul, Minn. He then completed his rheumatology fellowship and MHS at Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore. At the University of Pennsylvania, he is a member of the Penn Inflammatory Arthritis Center, where his focus has been on spondyloarthritis. He is active in advocacy through the ACR and serves as a member of the ACR’s Government Affairs Committee and as a liaison to the ACR’s Insurance Subcommittee of the Committee on Rheumatologic Care.
Victoria Ruffing, RN-BC, is the director of patient education at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center and adjunct faculty at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. She has been a member of the ARP since 2000. She was a founder of the Rheumatology Nurses Society and served as a past president. She was an editor of the Core Curriculum for Rheumatology Nursing (2015) and section and chapter editor for the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice (2014, 2018). Ms. Ruffing’s patient education ranges from self-injection techniques to biologic safety.
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