Extraordinary Doctors

Nashville Pediatrician Earns Vasculitis Foundation V-RED Award for Making Critical, Early Diagnosis

The 2018 V-RED Awardee is Linda Brady, MD, a pediatrician with Old Harding Pediatric Associates, Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Brady was nominated by Lisa Crabb, the mother of Chip, who was diagnosed with Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/ formerly Wegener’s) in September 2017....

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2018 V-RED Nominated Physicians Receive Certificates of Appreciation

In addition to the winner and Honorable Mentions, 38 other medical professionals were nominated by patients, and were each given a special Certificate of Appreciation....

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Rennie Rhee, MD, MS – VF Fellowship Is Critical to Young Physician Advancing Career

In medical school, the very complex diseases in rheumatology fascinated Rennie Rhee, MD, MS. In particular, vasculitis was a mystery she was interested in solving. Following her residency, she received a two-year fellowship from the Vasculitis Foundation. “Treating vasculitis is very much like solving a puzzle since you get a…...

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Dr. Bjorn Lúðvíksson – Treating Patients with Vasculitis in Iceland

Dr. Björn R Lúðvíksson returned to his native Iceland in 2000 after developing an interest in treating and researching autoimmune diseases while working at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Photo: Ed Becker Imagine you are a rheumatologist who is given the opportunity to work in an office that is…...

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Mindfulness Important in Vasculitis Management: A Conversation with Professor James Sosebee

During the 2017 International Vasculitis Symposium, James Sosebee led a presentation on Mindfulness, and conducted an early morning yoga session for attendees. Photo: Chicago Corporate Photography and Video One of the most popular sessions at the Vasculitis Foundation’s 2017 International Symposium in Chicago was about the role of mindfulness in…...

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