Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Director of the Lupus Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
She Earned her Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, and Completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology at the University of California, San Francisco.
She Subsequently Earned her Master’s in Public Health and Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Her Research Focuses on Several Aspects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Including Atherosclerosis, Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS), Lupus Nephritis, and Pregnancy.
The Hopkins Lupus Cohort, Started by Professor Petri in 1987, is a Longitudinal Study of the Incidence and Pathogenesis of Thrombotic Events and Coronary Artery Disease in SLE.
She is a Master of the American College of Rheumatology, and was Chair of the Lupus Now Education Program.