Daniel Solomon, MD

Daniel H. Solomon, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the Division of Rheumatology and Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He holds the Matthew H. Liang Distinguished Chair in Arthritis and Population Health at the Brigham.  Solomon earned his BA and MD degrees at Yale University, MPH at Harvard University, and he completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Solomon’s current research focuses on cardiovascular disease in rheumatoid arthritis and optimal strategies for managing the most common inflammatory arthritis, gout. He is the Principal Investigator on an NIH-funded study examining biomarkers from a randomized controlled trial testing the effect of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) on cardiovascular disease. He is the Principal Investigator on a randomized controlled trial testing different strategies for managing gout. He also has several ongoing projects regarding digital health technologies in rheumatology, attempting to improve the use of patient reported outcomes in routine practice.

He has published over 450 original articles and over 100 editorials and book chapters. His articles have been cited over 100,000 times, his Google H-Index is 128, and his i10-Index is 510. He has been continuously funded for over 25 years on numerous NIH, foundation, and industry-supported grants.  He is the current Editor in Chief of Arthritis & Rheumatology, the premier rheumatology journal in the United States.

He has chaired the ACR Quality of Care Committee. As well, he is a member of the FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee. He is also the Principal Investigator of the NIH/VERITY P30 Clinical Research Core at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; this project aims to improve clinical research in rheumatology. He has mentored over 40 trainees and been recognized with mentoring awards from the American College of Rheumatology, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In addition to his investigative achievements, Solomon has a busy clinical practice and has played a special role in helping the Hispanic community. He has been instrumental in advancing the collaborative clinical Cardiovascular in Rheumatology Medicine practice at BWH. He lives with his family in the Boston area where he and his wife try to keep up with three daughters.

Matthew H. Liang Distinguished Chair in Arthritis and Population Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital;

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


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