Matthew Liang

Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

75 Francis Street
Department of Rheumatology Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.732.5356

Other Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine, HMS


Evaluation of the surgical, medical, and rehabilitation interventions in arthritis and musculoskeletal diseases; the epidemiology of rheumatic disability; modifiable risk factors in high risk populations with systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis; the development of patient-centered outcome measures for clinical trials; the epidemiology of connective tissue diseases and etiologic risk factors, clinical decision making; doctor-patient communication; and chronic disease health policy.


M.D., 1969, Harvard Medical School
M.P.H., 1972, Harvard School of Public Health