Medical Advisory Board

The Churg Strauss Syndrome Association is grateful for the wisdom and commitment of its Medical Advisory Board. The members of our Board are distinguished experts in the field of vasculitis, Churg Strauss Syndrome, and eosinophilic disorders.

Bruce S. Bochner, MD, FACP, FAAAAI

Cosner Scholar in Translational Research
Professor of Medicine and Director
Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21224-6821
Phone 410-550-2101
FAX 410-550-1733
www.hopkinsmedicine.org/allergy

Maria Cid, M.D

Department of Internal Medicine
Vasculitis Research Unit
Hospital Clinic – University of Barcelona
Villarroel 170
Barcelona, Spain 08036
Phone: 34-93-227-9365

Leslie T. Cooper, Jr., MD

Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Medical School
Consultant, Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905

Ronald J. Falk M.D.

Nephrology and Hypertension
University of North Carolina
349 MacNider Building
Campus Box 7155
Chapel Hill NC 27599
919-966-2561
(fax) 919-966-4251

Stephen K. Frankel, MD, FCCP

Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Room F-107
National Jewish Medical & Research Center
1400 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80206
frankels@njc.org
(303)-398-1621
FAX (303) 270-2240

Gerald J. Gleich, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology, Medicine and Pediatrics
Department of Dermatology
University of Utah
4A330 School of Medicine
30 North 1900 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132-2409
Office telephone: 801 581 8963
FAX 801 581 6484
e-mail: gerald.gleich@hsc.utah.edu

Wolfgang L. Gross M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Director & Chairman, Department of Rheumatology
University of Luebeck & Clinic for Rheumatology, Bad Bramstedt
Ratzeburger Allee 160
Luebeck 23538 Germany
(phone) +49-451-500-2368
(fax) + 49-451-500-365
e-mail: gross@rheuma-zentrum.de

Prof. dr. Loic Guillevin

Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Cochin
27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques
Paris 75014 France
33 158 411321

National Reference Center for Necrotizing Vasculitides and Systemic Sclerosis
http://www.maladiesautoimmunes-cochin.org

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Bernhard Hellmich

Vice Chairman, Department of Rheumatology
University of Luebeck & Clinic for Rheumatology, Bad Bramstedt
Ratzeburger Allee 160
Luebeck 23538 Germany
(phone) +49-451-500-2368
(fax) + 49-451-500-365
e-mail: bernhard.hellmich@rheuma.uni-luebeck.de

Gary S. Hoffman M.D., M.S.

Harold C. Schott Chair of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Professor of Medicine
Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
216-445-6996
Fax 216-445-7569

Dr. David R W Jayne

MD FRCP
NHS Consultant Physician
Head of Vasculitis & SLE Service
Box 118, Dialysis Centre
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road
Cambridge UK CB2 2QQ

Prof. dr. Cees G.M. Kallenberg

Department of Clinical Immunology
University Hospital Groningen, 
Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ
the Netherlands
+31 50 3612945
c.g.m.kallenberg@int.umcg.nl

Karina Keogh MD.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester MN 55905
507-284-2957
(fax) 507-266-0413

Curry L. Koenig, MD, MS

University of Utah
Division of Rheumatology
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
P: 801-581-4333
F: 801-581-6069

Carol Langford., M.D., MHS

Director, Center for Vasculitis Care & Research 
Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue, A50
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
Phone: 216-445-6056
Fax: 216-445-7569
Web: www.clevelandclinic.org

Stuart Levine, M.D.

Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
JHAAC, Room 1B.1A
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Phone: 410-550-6825
Fax: 410-550-6830
Web: http://vasculitis.med.jhu.edu/

Alfred Mahr, MD, PhD

Department of Internal Medicine
Hospital Saint-Louis
1 avenue Claude-Vellefaux
75475 Paris Cedex 10, France
e-mail: alfred.mahr@sis.aphp.fr

Peter A. Merkel, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania
8th Floor Penn Tower
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-614-4401
Fax: 215-614-4402

Paul Monach, MD

Boston University Vasculitis Center
E5, Boston University School of Medicine
72 East Concord Street
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-414-2501
Fax: 617-414-2510
www.bu.edu/vasculitis

Ajay Nirula MD, PhD

Director, Medical Research
Biogen Idec
5200 Research Place
San Diego, CA 92122
Phone: 858-401-5181

Christian Pagnoux M.D., M.P.H.

Division of Rheumatology,
Rebecca McDonald Center for Arthritis andAutoimmune Diseases,
Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Visit the CanVasc website.

Paola Sandroni, M.D., Ph.D

Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
www.mayoclinic.org

Philip Seo, M.D.

Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Vasculitis Center
Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
JHAAC, Room 1B.1A
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Phone: 410-550-6825
Fax: 410-550-6830
Web: http://vasculitis.med.jhu.edu

Ulrich Specks, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
U.S.A
(507) 284-2964 -Medical Secretary
(507) 284-2301-Research Secretary
(507) 284-4521 - FAX
e-mail: specks.ulrich@mayo.edu

John H. Stone, M.D., M.P.H.

Massachusetts General Hospital
Rheumatology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Yawkey 2C
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Phone: 617.726.7938<>Fax: 617.643.1274
Web: www.massgeneral.org

Michael Ephraim Wechsler, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Director of Asthma
Dept of Medicine
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
Cell: 6172854987
Voicemail: 3033981085
Email: mikewechsler@gmail.com or wechslerm@njhealth.org