Megan Elizabeth Bowles Clowse, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Baker House 07, Duke South, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-2045
Email address megan.clowse@duke.edu

Dr. Megan Clowse is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology.  Her clinical research focuses on the management of rheumatologic diseases in pregnancy. Her current studies include identification of causes for the high rate of infertility among women with rheumatoid arthritis and understanding how psoriatic arthritis impacts pregnancy.

She has conducted studies on vasculitis and ovarian function and pregnancy. She is the Director of the Vasculitis-Pregnancy Registry, an online pregnancy registry for women with these rare conditions.  Additionally, she has collected prospective pregnancies in women with rheumatic disease in the Duke Autoimmunity in Pregnancy Registry that includes clinical data, pregnancy outcomes, and a large sample repository.

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Rheumatology, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2002 - 2005
  • Medical Residetn, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., Vanderbilt University, 1999
  • M.P.H., University of California at Los Angeles, 1994

Publications

Yazdany, J, Myslinski, R, Francisco, M, Bansback, N, Clowse, MEB, Collier, D, Law, K, Liao, K, Michaud, K, Morgan-DeWitt, E, Oates, J, Orozco, C, Reimold, A, Simard, JF, and Kazi, S. "A National Electronic Health Record-Enabled Registry in Rheumatology: The ACR's Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE).": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Yazdany, J, Myslinski, R, Francisco, M, Bansback, N, Clowse, MEB, Collier, D, Law, K, Liao, K, Michaud, K, Morgan-DeWitt, E, Oates, J, Orozco, C, Reimold, A, Simard, JF, and Kazi, S. "A National Electronic Health Record-Enabled Registry in Rheumatology: The ACR's Rheumatology Informatics System for Effectiveness (RISE).": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Sadun, R, Holdgate, N, Wells, M, Clowse, MEB, Criscione-Schrieber, L, Balevic, S, Lackey, V, Mohammad, S, and Peart, E. "Contraception Use Amongst Women Ages 18-45 Taking Known Teratogenic Medications in an Academic Rheumatology Clinic.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Sadun, R, Holdgate, N, Wells, M, Clowse, MEB, Criscione-Schrieber, L, Balevic, S, Lackey, V, Mohammad, S, and Peart, E. "Contraception Use Amongst Women Ages 18-45 Taking Known Teratogenic Medications in an Academic Rheumatology Clinic.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zhang, J, Curtis, JR, Xie, F, Mannion, ML, Lewis, JD, Clowse, MEB, Saag, KG, Bethard, S, Biggio, J, McGwin, G, and Beukelman, T. "Utilization of Immune-Suppressive Medications during Pregnancy Among Women with Inflammatory Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Diseases.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Zhang, J, Curtis, JR, Xie, F, Mannion, ML, Lewis, JD, Clowse, MEB, Saag, KG, Bethard, S, Biggio, J, McGwin, G, and Beukelman, T. "Utilization of Immune-Suppressive Medications during Pregnancy Among Women with Inflammatory Arthritis and Other Autoimmune Diseases.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, Wallace, DJ, Furie, R, Petri, M, Pike, M, Leszczynski, P, Neuwelt, CM, Hobbs, K, Keiserman, M, Duca, L, Kalunian, K, Bongardt, S, Stach, C, Beaudot, C, Kilgallen, B, Galateanu, C, and Gordon, C. "Efficacy and Safety of Epratuzumab in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Results from Two Phase 3 Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trials.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Clowse, MEB, Wallace, DJ, Furie, R, Petri, M, Pike, M, Leszczynski, P, Neuwelt, CM, Hobbs, K, Keiserman, M, Duca, L, Kalunian, K, Bongardt, S, Stach, C, Beaudot, C, Kilgallen, B, Galateanu, C, and Gordon, C. "Efficacy and Safety of Epratuzumab in Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Results from Two Phase 3 Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trials.": WILEY-BLACKWELL, October 1, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Aranow, C, Kamen, DL, Dall'Era, M, Massarotti, EM, Mackay, MC, Koumpouras, F, Coca, A, Chatham, WW, Clowse, MEB, Criscione-Schreiber, LG, Callahan, S, Goldmuntz, EA, Keyes-Elstein, L, Oswald, M, Gregersen, PK, and Diamond, B. "Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Effect of Vitamin D-3 on the Interferon Signature in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus." ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY 67, no. 7 (July 2015): 1848-1857.

Full Text

Aranow, C, Kamen, DL, Dall'Era, M, Massarotti, EM, Mackay, MC, Koumpouras, F, Coca, A, Chatham, WW, Clowse, MEB, Criscione-Schreiber, LG, Callahan, S, Goldmuntz, EA, Keyes-Elstein, L, Oswald, M, Gregersen, PK, and Diamond, B. "Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of the Effect of Vitamin D3 on the Interferon Signature in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus." July 2015.

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