Dr. Janet Pope, MD

ISN Medical Advisory Board

I am a rheumatologist in Canada with a specific interest in scleroderma.

Dr. Janet PopeHello, my name is Janet Pope and I am a rheumatologist in Canada with a specific interest in scleroderma, especially clinical trials and clinical research studies. I am an Associate Professor of the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

I obtained my MD and Fellowship in Internal Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. I acquired a Fellowship in Rheumatology and Masters of Public Health at Boston University. I completed a Canadian Arthritis Society Research Fellowship In London, Ontario in scleroderma, and then became a member of the Division of Rheumatology. I am currently Program Director in Rheumatology, sit on five Advisory Boards, and am member of the Scleroderma Clinical Trials Consortium.

I have published over fifty research articles pertaining to rheumatic diseases. I look forward to sharing my expertise in this field. My email address is [email protected].

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Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis Complications. What to use when first-line treatment fails; a consensus of systemic sclerosis experts. Symptoms treatment recommendations by over 100 scleroderma experts, for scleroderma renal crisis (SRC), digital ulcers (DU), pulmonary hypertension (PAH/PH), reflux, skin involvement, and arthritis. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism Volume 42, Issue 1 , Pages 42-55, August 2012. (Also see Scleroderma Renal Crisis, Digital Ulcers, Pulmonary Hypertension, Reflux, Skin Involvement, Skeletal Involvement, and Scleroderma Treatments)

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Catoggio, Luis Argentina
Distler, Oliver Switzerland
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Lin, Hsiao-Yi* Taiwan
Mahmud, Tafazzul Pakistan
Matucci-Cerinic, Marco Italy
Molitor, Jerry U.S.
Mueller-Ladner, Ulf Germany
Mouthon, Luc* France
Pope, Janet Canada
Sato, Shinichi Japan
Simms, Robert* U.S.
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Prevalence of Elevated Pulmonary Arterial Pressures Measured by Echocardiography in a Multicenter Study of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis. Elevated pulmonary arterial pressures (PAP) are common in both limited and diffuse SSc disease, occurring in 21% of limited and 26% of diffuse SSc patients. A high index of suspicion is important and routine echocardiography in symptomatic patients may allow earlier diagnosis of PAH and intervention. J Rheumatol. 2005 July;32:1273-8. (Also see Pulmonary Hypertension, Limited Scleroderma, and Diffuse Scleroderma)

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