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Daniel Solomon MD, MPH

Daniel Solomon MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Matthew H. Liang Distinguished Chair in Arthritis and Population Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), Boston, MA

Daniel H. Solomon, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section Clinical Sciences in the Division of Rheumatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He holds the Matthew H. Liang Distinguished Chair in Arthritis and Population Health at BWH. Solomon has advanced the care and treatment of patients throughout his career, most notably with his investigative research achievements in the epidemiology of rheumatic diseases and the comparative effectiveness of treatments in this area. 

Solomon earned his BA and MD degrees at Yale University, MPH at Harvard University and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology at BWH. His early work focused on the safety of NSAIDs and selective COX-2 inhibitors, and he continues to study analgesics. He has also examined osteoporosis prescribing in the US and conducted several large-scale trials to improve osteoporosis care. 

Solomon’s research also has focused on cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis. He is the co-Principal Investigator on an NIH funded trial testing the effect of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on cardiovascular disease. 

He has published over 300 articles and has been PI on numerous NIH, foundation, and industry supported grants. He currently is the Deputy Editor of Arthritis & Rheumatology.  As well, he is the Chair of the FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee.

In addition to his investigative achievements, Solomon has a busy clinical practice and has played a special role in helping the Hispanic community and been instrumental in advancing the collaborative clinical Cardiovascular in Rheumatology Medicine practice at BWH. Solomon has mentored over 30 trainees and junior faculty and was recently awarded The Baughman Faculty Mentoring Award at BWH.


Financial Disclosures:

  • Research grants: NIH, PCORI, AHRQ
  • Research contracts: CORRONA, Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Lilly, Amgen, AstraZeneca
  • Royalties: UpToDate
  • Committees: FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee
  • Deputy Editor: Arthritis & Rheumatology
  • Consultations: OM1 (a data mining company