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photo Christine Peoples, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-383-8861

Office: 3500 Terrace Street
S700 Biomedical Science Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-8861
Fax: 412-383-8864
Administrative Assistant:
Kiim Reynolds
Address: Biomedical Science Tower, 7th Floor
3500 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-648-9782
Fax: 412-383-8753
Education and Training
BS, Allegheny College, Meadville PA, 2002
MD, The Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, 2006
Internal Medicine Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA, 2009
Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
Research Interest
Rheumatology telemedicine patient outcomes
Clinical Interest
Long term rheumatologic clinical care provided through telemedicine services
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Aida-Yasuoka, K, Peoples, C, Yasuoka, H, Hershberger, P, Thiel, K, Cauley, J.A., Medsger, T.A. Jr., Feghali-Bostwick, C.A. Estradiol promotes the development of a fibrotic phenotype and is increased in the serum of patients with systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2013; 15: R10.
Peoples C, Valiyil R, Davis RB, Shmerling RH. Clinical use of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody testing. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2013; 19: 351-2.
Juang, Y.T.* Peoples, C. Kafri, R., Peoples, C.*, Kafri, R.*, Kyttaris, V.C., Sunahori, K., Kis-Toth, K., Fitzgerald, L., Ergin, S., Tsokos, G.C. A systemic lupus erythematosus gene expression array in disease diagnosis and classification: a preliminary report. Lupus. 2011; 20: 243-9.
Notable Achievements
Member, American College of Rheumatology, 2010-present
Certificate in Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, 2015
Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society, 2017
American Telemedicine Association, 2018