ISSN: 2161-1149 (Printed)
Michael Patrick Keith
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, USA
Dr. Michael Keith graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Keith served as the Chief of Medical Residents and then practiced general internal medicine for three years. He then completed his fellowship training in Rheumatology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He was selected as one of 12 Distinguished Fellows by the American College of Rheumatology in 2006. Dr. Keith currently serves as the Chief of Rheumatology at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and is a fellow in the American College of Rheumatology and the American College of Physicians. His clinical research interests include the role preclinical autoimmunity in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus and the possible link between anthrax vaccinations and the development of autoimmune disease. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University and is active in undergraduate and graduate medical education.
Auto immune Disease
Connective tissue disorders