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Sara Tedeschi, MD, MPH

Sara Tedeschi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Division of Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Tedeschi is a rheumatologist and clinical investigator at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. After receiving her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, she completed her internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During her rheumatology fellowship, she received a Master in Public Health degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a year-long training in musculoskeletal ultrasound through the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists and incorporates ultrasound into her clinical practice and research. Dr. Tedeschi has led studies on risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus, bone health in lupus, the relationship between diet and rheumatoid arthritis, and the use of vascular ultrasound to evaluate giant cell arteritis. Dr. Tedeschi’s current NIH-funded research focuses on methods for identifying calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease (CPPD), a form of crystalline arthritis, through the use of imaging modalities and electronic health record data. She serves on the leadership team of the American College of Rheumatology/European League Against Rheumatism CPPD classification criteria committee and is co-chair of the OMERACT CPPD Working Group.