Michele Meltzer

Thomas Jefferson University

Michele Meltzer is a rheumatologist at Thomas Jefferson University with a special interest in increasing access to rheumatology care in resource limited areas.  Because of the scarcity of rheumatologists, many healthcare professionals, patients and politicians do not understand that there is a diagnosis and treatment for many diseases which cause pain, disability and even death.  As president of Rheumatology for All, Inc. she has already participated in educational programs in East Africa.