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Newsmaker: Mary Chester Wasko

Newsmaker: Mary Wasko
Saturday, June 15, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
 

Mary Chester Wasko

Noteworthy: Dr. Wasko has been selected to represent Pennsylvania's rheumatologists on a panel that is part of the national Women's Rheumatoid Arthritis Project 2013.

Age: 56

Home: Regent Square

Family: Husband, Jonathan, son, Joshua, 16.

Education: Bachelor's of science, premedicine, Davidson College; doctor of medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; master's in clinical research design and biostatistics, University of Michigan

Background: Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at West Penn Allegheny Health System, Dr. Wasko is professor of internal medicine at Temple University and is associate editor of Arthritis Care & Research. She has practiced in Pittsburgh for 22 years.

Quote: “I chose rheumatology because I was strongly influenced by great mentors when I was in training. I have always sought to emulate them.”

—by Lou Kilzer

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