Meet the Team



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Kenneth Kalunian, MD
Professor of Medicine
Rheumatology, Wolfe Family Director UC San Diego Lupus Center





Chelsey Smith, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Rheumatology, Wolfe Family Associate Director UC San Diego Lupus Center







Arthur Kavanaugh, MD
Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology ​



 



Bethany E. Karl, DO
Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology​







Taraneh Paravar, MD.
Professor of Dermatology​







Christina Chambers, PhD, MPH. 
Distinguished Professor​ 





Rob Knight, PhD.​
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Bioengineering, and Computer Science and Engineering
Wolfe Family Endowed Chair in Microbiome Research at Rady Children's​







​​Rashmi Dhital, MD.​
Fellow in Rheumatology



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View all participating rheumatology faculty​

Coordinators:

Center Coordinator: Erica Brodie


Research Coordinators


       Bosco Trinh

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    Linda Mendoza

​Additional Collaborators:

Wendy Cozen, DO, MPH. Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Pathology, UC Irvine
Maria Dall’Era, MD. Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology, UC San Francisco
Maureen McMahon, MD. Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology, UC Los Angeles

Pediatric care at Rady’s


​Contact us

Map, Parking and Location 

Perlman Ambulatory Care Center
9350 Campus Point Drive, Suite 2C
La Jolla, CA 92037

​For more information: (858) 246-2386
​Erica Brodie​​: ebrodie@health.ucsd.edu​