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Anna Sutton

PhD Student in Epidemiology
Research Assistant

Anna Sutton is a PhD student in Epidemiology at the University of Washington. She holds an MPH in Epidemiology with a Maternal and Child Health focus from the University of Washington. Anna has served as a member of the Arthritis Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, Juvenile Arthritis Chair for the Arthritis Foundation’s Great West Local Leadership Board, and as a legislative advocate. She recently facilitated a family education outreach summer camp program for families of children with pediatric rheumatic diseases living in the Pacific Northwest. As an undergraduate, Anna investigated maternal infection as a potential risk factor for juvenile arthritis diagnosis. In collaboration with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), her recent work has focused on effective medication withdrawal strategies for children with well-controlled juvenile arthritis. Anna’s primary research interests are centered on etiology and outcomes related to juvenile arthritis and other pediatric rheumatic diseases, healthcare policy, and maternal and child health.