Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Tuhina Neogi is Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology at Boston University Schools of Medicine and of Public Health, the endowed Alan S. Cohen Professor of Rheumatology, and Chief of Rheumatology at Boston Medical Center. As a rheumatologist and PhD-trained epidemiologist, her research focuses on osteoarthritis and gout, with a particular focus on pain mechanisms in recent years. She is a past chair of the FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee, serves or has served on the boards of international societies (Crystal-Associated Diseases Network (G-CAN), Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI)), and on committees for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and International Association for the Study Pain (IASP), among others. Her work was recognized with the 2014 ACR Henry Kunkel Young Investigator Award for outstanding and promising independent contributions to rheumatology research. She has led or engaged in the development of new classification criteria for a number of rheumatic diseases and has led national ACR treatment guidelines for gout and osteoarthritis. In addition to research and clinical care, Dr. Neogi mentors early-stage researchers. In recognition of her mentoring excellence, she was awarded the 2016 Robert Dawson Evans Research Mentoring Award.