Dr. Arthur Weinstein is Clinical Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Georgetown University and Past Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He is currently Chief Medical Officer, Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., Vista, CA. He is board certified in Rheumatology and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. He went to medical school at the University of Toronto, Canada and trained in internal medicine and rheumatology in Toronto and at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, England. He has been a Rheumatology Program Director and Division Chief and helped to train over 80 clinical and academic rheumatologists who are now practicing in the USA, Canada and Europe.
His clinical interests have included caring for and studying patients with lupus, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and Lyme disease. He has authored over 125 clinical and research papers and chapters and has served as editor and on editorial boards of rheumatology journals. He received a number of honors including, Volunteer of the Year Award by the Lupus Foundation of America; the Barbara and Wm James Howard Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement at Washington Hospital Center; Master, American College of Rheumatology; and Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. In 2015, he was an honoree at the Gala of the Lupus Foundation and received an Award of Distinction from the American College of Rheumatology.
He currently is Chairman of 3 DSMBs monitoring multicentered, multinational, randomized trials of biologics or small molecules for a number of rheumatic diseases. In the past he chaired a DSMB for a Lyme vaccine study.