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AWIR

Taraneh Mehrani

MD, FACR | Director, Chair of Local | Chapters

Dr Mehrani, the eldest of 5, was raised in the Washington DC Metropolitan area. She pursued her Internal Medicine residency at Union Memorial Hospital, University of Maryland and engaged in research at Johns Hopkins, investigating the role of anti phospholipid antibodies in patients with Lupus. She subsequently pursued these interests and completed her fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of California, Irvine.

She has served as President of the Mississippi State society while practicing as the sole Rheumatologist for a large multi specialty clinic, and was an active advocate on Capitol Hill as the state’s representative for the Affiliate Society Council, a branch of the ACR. She now continues her passion for Rheumatology in her new found home state of Milwaukee. She is a published author with articles in the Journal of Rheumatology with a special interest in the role of hormones and oral contraceptives in autoimmune diseases. She is also a coauthor of a chapter in the "Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine".

She enjoys traveling, experimenting with new recipes, and spending quality time with her daughter. She is now officially a Cheesehead. Go Pack!

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