The award recognizes Merrill’s exceptional contributions to the field in her nearly 30 years as a lupus physician and researcher.
James received the award for her contributions to understanding systemic autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Joan Merrill, M.D., is a recipient of the 2018 ACR Master designation, one of the highest honors members can receive.
The deadline for the eight-week summer program is Feb. 1.
Jones has served the ACS for many years, both as a grant reviewer and speaker on the society’s behalf.
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