Pediatric Rheumatology Faculty

Marilynn G. Punaro, M.D.
Professor, Division Chief
Director, Arthritis Services at Children’s Health℠ 
Director, Arthritis Services at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Clinical interests: Systemic onset juvenile arthritis, systemic lupus, systemic vasculitis, and autoinflammatory syndromes
Research interests: Biologic therapy of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis, and inflammatory markers and response to treatment in polyarticular juvenile arthritis

Julie Fuller, M.D.
Interests: Juvenile dermatomyositis

Lorien A. Nassi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Clinical interests:
Juvenile arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis
Research interests:
Neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus)

Katie Stewart, M.D.
Clinical interests: Localized scleroderma
Research interests: 
Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus), localized scleroderma

Tracey B. Wright, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Clinical interests: Systemic lupus erythematosus
Research interests:
Cardiovascular risk factors in pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus, and health disparities in pediatric rheumatic disease