Susan Bartlett is a Professor of Medicine at McGill University in the Divisions of Clinical Epidemiology, Rheumatology, and Respirator Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine (Rheumatology). She completed a PhD in clinical psychology and post doctoral fellowship in behavioural epidemiology at Johns Hopkins. She joined the faculty Division of Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins after completing her studies, and relocated back to McGill in 2008. Susan has several roles in the Arthritis community. She is the Research Director of the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH), Co-Chair of the OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials) Drug Safety Working Group, and Member-at-Large on the Executive Committee of ARP (Association of Rheumatology Professionals). She is on the Board of Directors of the PROMIS Health Organization (the organization that oversees use of NIH-PROMIS measures), a co-founders of the PROMIS Canada initiative, and co-director of the McGill Centre for Health Measurement. Her research program at McGill focuses on patient-centered research methods, measuring patient-valued outcomes, treatment adherence, and non-pharmacologic interventions to improve the quality of life of people living with IA.