Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH
Co-Founder and Clinical Consultant
Marc C. Hochberg, MD, MPH, received his M.D. and M.P.H. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and School of Hygiene and Public Health, respectively. He completed residency training in internal medicine and fellowship training in rheumatology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was a member of the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1977 to 1991. He is currently serving as Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology & Public Health; Head, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology; Vice Chair, Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine; and Director, Medical Care Clinical Center, Veteran Affairs Maryland Health Care System.
Dr. Hochberg received the Clinical Research Award from the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) in 1999, was named one of only 50 “Postdoctoral Fellow Heroes” by the Arthritis Foundation in 2001, received the Mary Betty Stevens Clinical Research Award from the American College of Physicians (Maryland Chapter) in 2002, the Roger Demers Prize at the 42nd Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology in 2011, the Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) in 2012, the Lifetime Achievement Award from OARSI in 2013, the Art Modell Presidents Award from the Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter in 2013 and the Distinguished Alumnus Award from The Johns Hopkins University in 2014.
He was named a Master of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology in 2014. He was General Secretary and a member of the Board of Directors of OARSI, a member of the Board of Directors of both the ACR and the ACR Research and Education Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI), and Chair of the Standing Committee on Epidemiology of the International League of Associations of Rheumatology.
He has published more than 400 peer-reviewed articles and 60 book chapters, and is an editor of the textbooks “Rheumatology, 6th edition” (Mosby/Elsevier, 2015), “Epidemiology of the Rheumatic Diseases, 2nd edition” (Oxford University Press, 2001), and “Rheumatoid Arthritis” (Mosby/Elsevier, 2009). He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism and President of the USBJI.