Rheumatology Associates Physician Receives Top Honor from American College of Rheumatology

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Stanley Cohen, MD, is designated Master for outstanding contributions to the rheumatology field

STANLEY COHEN, MD, of Dallas was honored with the designation of Master by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Recognition as a Master is one of the highest honors that the American College of Rheumatology bestows.

The designation of Master is conferred on ACR members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology through scholarly achievement and/or service to their patients, students and the rheumatology profession. Dr. Cohen has devoted his career to furthering rheumatology research and improving clinical standards in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

β€œI feel honored and humbled to be recognized for my commitment to fostering excellence in the care of people with arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.” said Dr. Cohen. β€œIt is a privilege to become a part of such a distinguished group of rheumatologists.”

ACR Masters must be highly accomplished individuals. As a member of the Executive Committee of the American College of Rheumatology from 2005-2008, Dr. Cohen dedicated his time to advancing rheumatology through programs of education, research, advocacy and practice support. He has been an author or coauthor of book chapters, articles and abstracts that have been published in many leading journals and presented at national and international medical and scientific symposia. He also received the Howard C. Coggeshall Lifetime Achievement Service Award from the North Texas Arthritis Foundation in 2006 for longtime support of the Foundation and its programs.

He is also a Past-President of the American College of Rheumatology, a Past-President of the American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation and he served on the Board of Directors of the American College of Rheumatology from 2001-2004.

Dr. Cohen is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and in private practice at Rheumatology Associates, Dallas, Texas. He is Co-Director of the Division of Rheumatology at Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas and is Co-Medical Director of Metroplex Clinical Research Center. Dr. Cohen is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and residents during their clinical rotations in the office.

About The American College of Rheumatology
The American College of Rheumatology is an international medical society representing over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to Advance Rheumatology! In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. For more information, visit http://www.rheumatology.org.

About Rheumatology Associates
Rheumatology Associates was founded in 1975 and is now one of the largest single specialty Rheumatology groups in the United States. Our physicians have extensive experience in clinical practice, clinical research and basic science research. Our group provides care to patients throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex with convenient locations in Arlington, Dallas, Duncanville, Grapevine, Irving, Lewisville and Plano. For more information, visit http://www.arthdocs.com.

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