Dr Janet Pope is Professor of Medicine and member of the Division of Rheumatology at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London, Canada. Dr Pope has published over 500 peer-reviewed articles and her research interests include studies in scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Through the course of her career, Dr Pope has mentored more than 125 trainees.
Dr Pope has received the Distinguished Investigator Award from the Canadian Rheumatology Association, Rheumatologist of the Year from the Ontario Rheumatology Association, as well as the Department of Medicine Research Achievement Award and the Dean’s Award of Excellence in Research from Western University. She has been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.