Lisa G. Rider


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
pediatric autoimmune disease
Office Phone


Duke University
Duke University School of Medicine


Lisa Rider, MD, a pediatric rheumatologist, is Head of the Environmental Autoimmunity Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Science, National Institutes of Health, in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Rider’s research has focused on juvenile myositis, in which she has led the defined the major clinical and autoantibody phenotypes of juvenile myositis and their associated outcomes, identified genetic and environmental disease risk factors, led the international development of validated outcome measures and clinical trial response criteria, and led clinical trials of new biologic therapies. She also co-established and is co-chair of the International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group (IMACS), a consortium of more than 650 researchers and clinicians interested in myositis clinical research and improvement in patient outcomes.