Xuemei Dong, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow in Medicine (Rheumatology)


Dr. Dong completed her MD and residency in Internal Medicine in China before she came to USA. She joined Yale for postdoctoral training with Dr. Craft after received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Connecticut in 2007, where she published nine manuscripts (including two first-authors). During postdoctoral training, Dr. Dong focused upon research on a specific T cell subset development and function in contribution to disease in systemic lupus erythematous using genetically modified mice. To which, she was awarded a postdoctoral Brown-Coxe Fellowship and an Arthritis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Dr. Dong is interested in translational research and clinical application. After she completed her residency in Internal Medicine in Saint Mary’s hospital, Dr. Dong joined the Section of Yale rheumatology for her fellowship in 2015.

Education & Training

PhD University of Connecticut Health Center (2007)
MD Wuhan University School of Medicine (1996)
Residency Saint Mary's Hospital
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University School of Medicine

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