Professor of Medicine
Director, Lupus Center
- M.P.H.: Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Epidemiology
- M.D.: Harvard Medical School
- Internship and Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Post-doctoral Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco, Allergy and Immunology/Rheumatology
Dr. Petri is the Director of the Hopkins Lupus Cohort, a longitudinal study of morbidity and mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus, and Co-Director of the Hopkins Lupus Pregnancy Center. Her research interests include the following aspects of SLE:
- Hopkins Lupus Cohort: A longitudinal study of outcomes in SLE – including demographic disease activity, treatment, laboratory tests – and a serum and plasma bank. Fellows may use this resource for projects.
- Pregnancy Database: Over 450 pregnant patients are included in this database, which includes lupus activity, antiphospholipid tests, and pregnancy outcomes.
- Biomarkers: A longitudinal study of the “interferon signature” genes in SLE.
- UAB SCOR: A longitudinal study of genotype-phenotype in SLE, with the initial focus being Fc gamma receptor alleles.
- SLICC: As part of the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics, Hopkins participates in studies of atherosclerosis, malignancy, and neuropsychiatric lupus.