New York University (valedictorian) in 1992 (B.A)

M.D. from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1997

M.S. in epidemiology from Stanford University School of Medicine in 2005


Associate Member, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation


Research interests include clinical epidemiology, translational studies, and clinical trials. Areas of interest include systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, connective tissue diseases, and relationships between autoimmune diseases and pregnancy.

Recent NDB research

Clowse ME, Chakravarty E, Costenbader KH, Chambers C, Michaud K. The Effects of Infertility, Pregnancy Loss, and Patient Concerns on Family Size of Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Care and Research. 2012: Vol. 64(5):668-74 PubMed link
Costenbader KH, Khamashta M, Ruiz-Garcia S, Perez-Rodriguez MT, Petri M, Elliott J, et al. Development and Initial Validation of the Self-Assessed Lupus Damage Index Questionnaire (LDIQ). Arthritis Care Res. 2010. PubMed link
Wolfe F, Petri M, Alarcon GS, Goldman J, Chakravarty EF, Katz RS, et al. Fibromyalgia, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and evaluation of SLE activity. J Rheumatol. 2009 Jan;36(1):82-8. PubMed link
Wolfe F, Michaud K, Chakravarty EF. Rates and predictors of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2006;45(11):1370-5. PubMed link
Chakravarty EF, Michaud K, Wolfe F. Skin cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and tumor necrosis factor inhibitors. J Rheumatol. 2005;32(11):2130-5. PubMed link