"Scleroderma: Diagnosis, Treatment and How The Disease Differs in People of African-American Descent” ”
Virginia Steen, MD
Patient Education Forum
Rochester (2014)

About Dr. Steen:
Dr. Steen is a Professor of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center as well as serving as the Rheumatology Fellowship Program Director. She holds an MD from the University of Pittsburgh where she also performed a fellowship in rheumatology. She also performed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr Steen continues to make numerous contributions to add to the understanding of scleroderma. She serves on the Steering Committee of the Scleroderma Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board at this time. She is a frequent guest speaker at many events, talking about her special interests in scleroderma and lung involvement in connective tissue disease. She has published numerous papers and has been active in many research studies. At the Scleroderma Foundation’s National Patient Conference in 2004, Dr. Steen was recognized and named Doctor of the Year for her dedicated work for the Foundation and patients with scleroderma. In 2014,was the recipient of the Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award

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