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ROBERT JENKINS, M.D., PH.D

Dr. Jenkins is a physician partner in Rheumatology Associates. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in Rheumatology. Dr. Jenkins is a Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine in the Rheumatic Diseases Division at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He serves as the Director of the Rheumatology Associates Laboratory.

Dr. Jenkins received his medical degree in 1986 from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During medical school Dr. Jenkins was a pre-doctoral fellow of the NIH sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program, completing a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology in 1984. Dr. Jenkins completed Internship and Residency training at Vanderbilt University Affiliated Hospitals in Nashville, Tennessee, followed by Fellowship training in Rheumatology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. For excellence in research, Dr. Jenkins was named a Senior Rheumatology Scholar by the American College of Rheumatology. As a faculty member, he won grant support from the Arthritis Foundation and the NIH for his work on rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Jenkins was Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine in the Rheumatic diseases Division at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center from 1992-1996 where he completed his work in on immunologic processes in rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic diseases. This work resulted in a number of publications in leading journals, including the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Jenkins joined Rheumatology Associates in 1996. He served as President of the group from 2002 until 2012. At UTSMC-University Hospitals-St. Paul, he served as an Internal Medicine Attending Faculty Member. In 2009 Rheumatology Associates moved their Dallas office to the current location on Walnut Hill Lane. Dr. Jenkins is now on the teaching faculty at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nearby in Dallas.

As a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator at Metroplex Clinical Research Center, Dr. Jenkins has participated in numerous clinical trials that have been instrumental in developing new therapies for arthritis.

Dr. Jenkins now devotes almost all of his time to patient care.

 

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