Dr. Satterthwaite grew up in Connecticut and received her undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987. In 1993, she obtained a Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology from Harvard Medical School and subsequently pursued postdoctoral training in Dr. Owen Witte’s lab at UCLA. She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2000, where she is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Immunology.
She is a Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholar in Biomedical Research and holds the Peggy Chavellier Professorship for Arthritis Research and Treatment. A member of the Immunology Graduate Program, she loves to share her passion for all things B cell-related with students in both the classroom and the lab. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons and traveling.