NIPM Seminar Series: Ewa Olech

When

May. 28, 2015, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 1242

Description

The Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine (NIPM) invites you to attend a NIPM Seminar Series talk with Dr. Ewa Olech, associate professor of medicine, University of Nevada School of Medicine. The title of her presentation will be, "Future Directions in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Seronegative Spondyloartritis: Personalized Medicine."

Dr. Ewa Olech is an associate professor of medicine and chief of Rheumatology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the Medical Academy in Poland. Following completion of internal medicine internship and residency at Lutheran General
Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, she pursued a fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Before joining the School of Medicine, Dr. Olech was assistant member at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Oklahoma. She is board-certified in Rheumatology.

Dr. Olech has extensive experience in clinical Rheumatology. Her main interest is rheumatoid arthritis and she is particularly interested in musculoskeletal imaging. Several of Dr. Olech’s research projects focused on rheumatoid arthritis and evaluation of MRI as an outcome measure in clinical trials and in Rheumatology practice. She has authored a number of publications on rheumatoid arthritis and musculoskeletal imaging, as well as presented on numerous occasions on these topics. Actively involved as a principal investigator in multiple clinical trials studying efficacy and safety of new therapies for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, Dr. Olech also has experience in conducting research studies in systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriatic arthritis, Sjogren’s syndrome, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.

Dr. Olech is one of the founding members of the International Society of Extremity MRI in Rheumatology, where she serves currently as membership secretary and website committee chair.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine

Event Sponsor

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine