Jeffrey A. Sparks MD, MMScAssistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director of Immuno-Oncology and Autoimmunity; Director of Mentorship, Rheumatology Fellowship Program, Division of Rheumatology, Inflammation, and Immunity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Jeffrey A. Sparks, MD, MMSc, is a rheumatologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. His research focuses on using patient-oriented and epidemiologic methods to evaluate the etiology, outcomes, and public health burden of rheumatic diseases.
Dr. Sparks is supported by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (grant numbers R01 AR077607, P30 AR070253, and P30 AR072577) and the R. Bruce and Joan M. Mickey Research Scholar Fund. Dr. Sparks has received research support from Bristol Myers Squibb and performed consultancy for AbbVie, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Gilead, Inova Diagnostics, Janssen, Optum, and Pfizer unrelated to this work.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- GLORIA Trial: Low Dose, Add-On Prednisolone for Rheumatoid Arthritis
- TREAT EARLIER Study: An Overview
- COVID and the Patient With Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Primary Care Setting
- 2021 Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Guidelines
- Effect of Methotrexate Discontinuation in RA Patients Vaccinated With Inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine