OVERVIEW & RESEARCH
Alan Baer, MD
"Annual Research Forum"
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
November 20, 2016
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About Dr. Baer:
Dr. Alan Baer graduated from the Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine
and completed his post-graduate
medical training in Internal Medicine and
Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins and
Vanderbilt University Hospitals. He was a faculty member at the
University at Buffalo, State University of New York and served there
as Chief of the Section of Rheumatology and Fellowship Program
Dr. Baer joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 2007 and is currently
the Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Jerome
L. Greene Sjogren’s Syndrome Center and the Gout Clinic. Since
2015, he been an Investigator in the Sjogren’s Syndrome Clinic at the
National Institutes of Health. He was Chief of Rheumatology and
Clinical Director of the Johns Hopkins University Rheumatology
Practice at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland
from 2007 to 2014.
Dr. Baer is currently engaged in a number of research studies in
the area of Sjogren’s Syndrome. He was the principal investigator
of the NIH subcontract to Johns Hopkins to conduct the Sjogren’s
International Registry (SICCA) and enrolled 300 patients into the
registry. The SICCA registry has been a rich source of clinical data
and biospecimens for research that Dr. Baer is conducting with
colleagues at both Hopkins and the University of California-San
Francisco. He is conducting a longitudinal observational study of patients with Sjogren's Syndrome.