New rheumatology chair in WA

A distinguished Dutch rheumatologist has been appointed as the inaugural Chair of Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Western Australia.

Winthrop Professor Johannes Nossent was recruited after a worldwide search for a candidate for the new role for which UWA, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA have provided initial five-year funding.

The role involves training med students,