Chief, David A. Fox, MD

U-M Rheumatology Division, David Fox, MD
David A. Fox, MD
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
A Message From Our Chief

Dr. David A. Fox is the Frederick G.L. Huetwell and William D. Robinson, MD Professor of Internal Medicine and a Professor of Internal Medicine. Dr. Fox received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1970-1974), and his MD degree from Harvard Medical School (1974-1978). Following training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital (1978-1982), he pursued a Research Fellowship with Drs. Stuart Schlossman and Ellis Reinherz at the Dana-Farber Cancer Center (1982-1985) in the area of human T cell activation. He was appointed Assistant Professor in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Michigan in 1985. He was promoted to Associate Professor and Division Chief in 1990 and Professor in 1995. In 2007-2008, Dr. Fox served as the seventy-first President of the American College of Rheumatology and the sixth ACR President from the University of Michigan. He also serves as Director of the Hybridoma Core facility for the University of Michigan Medical School, and is Director of the University of Michigan Clinical Autoimmunity Center of Excellence, funded by the NIH.

Dr. Fox's research focuses on defining and characterizing pathways of human T cell activation, determining the role of these pathways in the pathogenesis of autoimmune disease, investigating T cell interactions with synovial fibroblasts, understanding pathways of inflammation in arthritic joints, and understanding the role of interleukin-17 in arthritis. He is also studying the pathogenesis and treatment of scleroderma. He is author of more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters and has served on the Editorial Board of Arthritis & Rheumatism and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Immunology and the Journal of Clinical Investigation. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.

Faculty Leadership

U-M Rheumatology Division, Dinesh Khanna, MBBS, MS
Dinesh Khanna, MD, MSc

Dinesh Khanna, MD, MSc
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of Rheumatology
Professor, Department of of Internal Medicine
Director, Scleroderma Program

U-M Rheumatology Division, Rory Marks, MD
Rory M. Marks, MD

Rory M. Marks, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program

U-M Rheumatology Division, W. Joseph McCune, MD
W. Joseph McCune, MD

W. Joseph McCune, MD
Michael H. and Marcia S. Klein Professor of Rheumatic Diseases
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Lupus Program

Division Administrator

Gary Smith
Division Administrator
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
300 North Ingalls Building, Room 7C27
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5422
Phone: 734-936-9539