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Catherine Bakewell

MD, RhMSUS | Director

Dr Bakewell trained at the University of Washington in Seattle where she obtained her MD, Residency, and Fellowship certifications. She practiced for 2 years in Seattle with Dr. Philip Mease at Seattle Rheumatology Associates, simultaneously remaining faculty for UW at the VA Medical Center Puget sound, where she introduced musculoskeletal ultrasound to the fellowship training curriculum. She is currently practices at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She is an active member/mentor for USSONAR (Ultrasound School for North American Rheumatologists), GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis), SPARTAN (Spondyloarthritis Treatment and Research Network), PPACMAN (Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Clinics Multicenter Advancement Network), National Psoriasis Foundation among others, and most recently was nominated to the Board of Directors for AWIR (Association of Women in Rheumatology), in addition to being her local chapter lead for Utah. She remains active in research (including NIH funded) in the arena of musculoskeletal ultrasound. She is currently serving as co-lead for the ACR Guidance for the use of musculoskeletal ultrasound in Inflammatory Arthritis, and continues to teach/lecture nationally.