Yvonne Lee, MD, Rheumatology

Associate Professor


Medicine and Preventive Medicine


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


United States

Yvonne C. Lee


Dr. Lee is an Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She received her MD from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She completed Rheumatology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and received her Masters of Medical Science from Harvard Medical School. In 2018, she was recruited to Northwestern University, where she holds the Helen Myers McLoraine Chair. Her research focuses on characterizing the inflammatory and neural mechanisms of pain in rheumatic diseases. She is the Principal Investigator of the Central Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis (CPIRA) study, which has provided evidence for the role of the central nervous system in regulating pain sensitivity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). She is also at the forefront of research examining the role of mobile technology for the assessment of patient reported outcomes in RA.


Friday, September 23, 2022

10:45am EDT12:15pm EDT

Understanding the Complexity of Painful Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

Tracks: Specific Pain Conditions/Pain In Specific Populations
Categories: Topical Workshop
Room: 715 A

Chronic inflammatory conditions are common. Approximately 10% women have endometriosis, ~0.5% of the adult population have a diagnosis of inflammatory…