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Betty A. Diamond, M.D.

Brief Bio

Betty Diamond is head of the Center for Autoimmune Diseases and Musculoskeletal Disorders and director of the Laboratory of Autoimmune Diseases and Musculoskeletal Disorders at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Dr. Diamond was president of The American Association of Immunologists from 2009 to 2010 and served on the AAI Council from 2004 to 2009.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: uesday, February 5, 2013
Location: Manhasset, NY

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Oral History – Transcript

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Oral History – Clips

AAI Service History

Joined: 1980
President: 2009–2010
Vice President: 2008–2009
Councillor: 2004–2008

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1986–1991

Clinical Immunology Committee: 1995–1997
Public Affairs Committee: 1997–2000
Finance Committee: 2001–2004

Other Service
Delegate to IUIS: 2010–2011

President's Address

"Antibodies and the Brain: Lessons from Lupus," Delivered May 7, 2010

The Journal of Immunology 185, no. 5 (2010): 2637–40.

President's Message

"AAI President’s Message," August 2009

AAI Newsletter (July/August 2009), 3–4.

Select Honors and Awards

  • Member, Institute of Medicine, 2006
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2006
  • Lifetime Achievement Award in Rheumatology, New York Chapter Arthritis Foundation, 2012

Institutional/Biographical Links

  • The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, North Shore LIJ, profile


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