Prof. Roger Levy State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Roger A. Levy is Adjunct Professor of Rheumatology at The State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Graduating from medical school at the University of Rio de Janeiro in 1986, he subsequently completed a fellowship program at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York in 1990 and received his... read morePhD in 1994. Professor Levy holds positions on a number of Editorial Boards including the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, Lupus, Seminars of Arthritis and Rheumatism, Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia and Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira. He has been the Scientific Director of the successful XXV Brazilian Congress of Rheumatology and chaired the II Latin American Congress of Autoimmunity (Rio de Janeiro, 2006). Professor Levy was President elect of the Rio de Janeiro Rheumatology Society 2007-2008 and will chair the XIV International Antiphospholipid Congress in Rio de Janeiro in 2013. Professor Levy’s research is based around the clinical and immunologic aspects of systemic lupus, anti-phospholipid syndrome, Sjögren’s syndrome, and pregnancy in rheumatic patients. He has published over 60 articles in medical journals, over 100 abstracts, and over 20 book chapters.