Invited Faculty
  • Rebecca Grainger
    Univ. of Otago
    New Zealand
  • Rebecca is an academic rheumatologist who is passionate about patient-centered care and technology. A University of Otago medical graduate, she undertook rheumatology training in Melbourne. Her PhD at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research examined inflammatory mechanisms in gout. Rebecca’s clinical work as consultant rheumatologist at the Wellington Regional Rheumatology Unit at Hutt Hospital, with interests including inflammatory arthritis and gout. Rebecca is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology at University of Otago Wellington where she is also the Associate Dean of Medical Education. Rebecca’s research interests include outcome measures, self-management of chronic disease, and more recently her digital interest has also become a research focus with exploration of the use of apps in clinical care and education.
    Research & Clinical Focus

    Mobile health and social media for health

    Outcome measures

    Health services


    Rheumatoid arthritis

    COVID-19 and rheumatic disease

  • Date Time Room Session Title Lecture Title
    Oct 23 13:00-13:30 Room B [Symposium] KCR-ARA-NZRA Joint Symposium - Digital Healthcare in Rheumatology Digital health and rheumatoid arthritis – Current state, future horizons