Past Fellows

Danielle Robinett, M.D.
2nd-year fellow
Medical School: Michigan State University
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kelvin Lee, MD
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas at Houston




Michael Paley, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia PA, Medical Scientist Training Program
Residency: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis MO



Shuang Song, MD, PhD
Medical School: West China Medical Center of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.
Graduate School: University of California, Berkeley
Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Clinical interests: Arthritis, SLE, autoinflammatory diseases, inflammatory eye diseases, vasculitis
Research interests: Translational and clinical research on rheumatologic diseases

Colin Diffie, MD






Anneliese Flynn, MD
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan Hospital
Chief Medical Resident University of Michigan
Clinical interests: chronic disease management in underserved communities, medical education
Research interests: Health care utilization

Michiko Inaba, MD
Medical School: Tokai School of Medicine
Residency: University of Cincinnati, Internal Medicine Dept
Clinical interests: Rheumatoid arthritis and SLE
Research interests: Translational research in RA and SLE



Divya Jayakumar, MBBS
Medical school- Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church Medical College, Kolenchery, India
Residency- Westchester Medical Center University Hospital, New York
Clinical interests- Myositis, Gout, Scleroderma
Research interests- Myositis, Gout, Scleroderma


Mark Hwang, MD
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Clinical interests: Spondyloarthritis, Inflammatory Eye Disease
Research interests: Clinical Aspects of Spondyloarthritis, Health Services Research


Sophia Weinmann, MD
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans
Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
Clinical interests: Scleroderma and SLE
Research interests: Scleroderma Pathophysiology and Future Treatments



Luidmila Kastsianok, MD
Medical School: Belarussian State Medical University
Residency: St. Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, Missouri




Tiphanie Vogel, MD, PhD Tiphanie Vogel MD PhD
Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Illinois, Medical Scientist Training Program
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Clinical interests: Transition of adolescents with rheumatic illness to the adult rheumatology clinic and grand rounds presentations
Research interests: Investigations into hormonal control of the immune response and the genetics of pediatric autoimmunity

Dany Thekkemuriyil MBBSDany Thekkemuriyil, MBBS
Medical School: Medical College Thiruvanathapuram
Residency: St. Mary’s Hospital, Clayton, Missouri
Clinical interests: Chikungunya related arthritis, myositis
Research interests: Chikungunya related arthritis, lupus



Maryam Pourpaki MD

Maryam Pourpaki, MD
Medical School: Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Clinical interests: Vasculitides, Lupus
Research interests: Potential role of infectious triggers in Granulomatosis with Polyangitis. The Use of Serum 14-3-3η to Differentiate Polyarthralgias in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection from RA