Newsmaker: Dr. Susan Manzi
Dr. Susan Manzi
Noteworthy: Manzi was named to the editorial board of the peer-review journal Lupus Science & Medicine.
Residence: Franklin Park
Family: Partner, Joseph Ahearn; children, Lauren, 28, Michael, 23, J.T., 22, Jenna, 21 and Olivia, 20
Occupation: Co-director of the West Penn Allegheny Health System's Lupus Center of Excellence and chairwoman of the Department of Medicine for West Penn Allegheny.
Background: Manzi is a member of the board of directors and the medical advisory committee for the Lupus Foundation of Americ. She is secretary/treasurer of the Systemic Lupus International Cooperating Clinics Committee.
Education: Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Notre Dame; medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh; a residency at Duke University.
Quote: “It is a brand new journal. It will focus on cutting-edge research. It's nice to see the creation of world-class journal.”
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