Sofia Ramiro

Leiden University Medical Center
Department of Rheumatology
Albinusdreef 2
2333ZA Leiden

Zuyderland Medical Center
Department of Rheumatology

Henri Dunantstraat 5
6419 PC Heerlen

The Netherlands

Sofia Ramiro, MD, Msc, PhD, is a consultant rheumatologist and a senior researcher at Leiden University Medical Center and Zuyderland Medical Center, the Netherlands. Sofia graduated from Medical School in the Nova Medical School, New University of Lisbon, Portugal. She completed a Master in Epidemiology at Maastricht University and obtained her PhD on long-term outcomes in ankylosing spondylitis at the University of Amsterdam, under the supervision of Prof. Landewé and Prof. van der Heijde. She did her specialist rheumatology training at Leiden University Medical Center. Sofia is a clinical epidemiologist and her research focuses on outcomes research, with a special interest on axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

Sofia currently has an appointment at Nova Medical School in Lisbon as a Visiting Professor. She is now a member of the EULAR Scientific Committee, of the Executive Committee of the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis international Society (ASAS) and of the Advisory Board of the EULAR School of Rheumatology (ESoR) and co-convenor of the OMERACT Shoulder Working Group. Sofia has been involved in many EULAR taskforces for the elaboration of recommendations, namely management of axSpA, RA, PsA and imaging in vasculitis. Sofia Ramiro has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts.