William Tillett is an honorary Consultant Rheumatologist at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, UK, and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at the University of Bath, UK. He graduated from the University of Bristol (Bristol, UK) with a BSc in Anatomical Science before undertaking his medical degree at the same institution. He undertook his doctoral fellowship in outcome measurement in psoriatic arthritis.
Dr Tillett’s current research interests centre on the assessment of psoriatic arthritis (clinical, radiographic, and patient-reported outcomes), early detection of disease, and treatment strategies. He was awarded a European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) Clinical Scientist award in 2015. He currently sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Rheumatology and the Versus Arthritis Inflammatory Arthritis Research Advisory Group. He is a current Fellow of the Institute for Mathematical Innovation at the University of Bath.
Dr Tillett has published more than 170 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on the assessment and treatment of psoriatic arthritis. He currently co-chairs the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) psoriatic arthritis biologic guideline committee and the international psoriatic arthritis Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) working group. He sits on the steering committee of the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and is a trustee for a number of arthritis charities, including the Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases (BIRD) and the British Psoriatic Arthritis Consortium (BritPACT).
EM-71787 - Date of preparation: August 2021