Elaine Husni, MD
Elaine Husni, MD, is Vice Chair, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Center and a Staff Physician in the Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She is currently Director of Clinical Outcomes research and the fellow’s research committee for the Rheumatology Department. Dr. Husni is an Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic’s Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Husni joined the Clinic in 2005 following a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital. She trained in rheumatology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Husni received her MD and MPH degrees at Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Husni's research interests include examining health outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis, specifically in the area of cardiovascular disease. She is the current recipient of the Psoriatic Arthritis Discovery Grant by the National Psoriasis Foundation. She is the past recipient of the Clinical Investigator Award by the American College of Rheumatology for this work. She is involved in a number of rheumatology clinical trials at Cleveland Clinic focusing on osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Husni has a research focus on orthopaedic outcomes with a specific interest in the use of clinical pathways in patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty. She is a past recipient of the Physician Scientist Development Award by the American College of Rheumatology for this research.
Dr. Husni has had the opportunity to mentor both rheumatology and orthopaedic research trainees and this has been one of her most rewarding experiences.
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