Dr. Susan Manzi

2019 John E. McGrady Award Winner

Dr. Manzi graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and received her MD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed her medical Internship and Residency at Duke University Medical Center where she was appointed Assistant Chief Resident, after which she completed her Fellowship in Rheumatology at UPMC, and received her Masters of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. Dr. Manzi is currently Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Medicine Institute at Allegheny Health Network, Pittsburgh, PA. She founded the Lupus Center of Excellence as a new model for Integrated Patient Care and ClinicalTranslationalResearch for patients with chronic autoimmune diseases, a model that she has published and which has inspired similar efforts in other chronic diseases. Dr. Manzi provides care for patients from around theworld who travel to Pittsburgh because of her reputation in diagnosis and management.