Pomona College , Zoology
Medical School
Tulane University (1977), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Biologic therapy of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Dramatic improvement of pyoderma gangrenosum with infliximab in a patient with PAPA syndrome.
Stichweh DS, Punaro M, Pascual V Pediatr Dermatol 2005 May-Jun 22 3 262-5
Role of interleukin-1 (IL-1) in the pathogenesis of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis and clinical response to IL-1 blockade.
Pascual V, Allantaz F, Arce E, Punaro M, Banchereau J J. Exp. Med. 2005 May 201 9 1479-86

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Clinician Scholar Award
    American College of Rheumatology (2018)
  • Nadine and Tom Craddick Professorship in Medical Education endowment
    UT Southwestern, Department of Pediatrics (2016)
  • Named Master of the American College of Rheumatology
  • Best Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2015-2018)
  • Board Member, American College of Rheumatology
  • Patricia and William L. Watson, Jr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
  • Master, Fashena College, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Silver Medal Kourir Award
    Pediatric Rheumatology European Society and Kourir (2013)
  • Visiting Professorship in Pediatric Rheumatology
    American College of Rheumatology/Amgen (2013)
  • Board Member, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2004-2018)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Rheumatology, Fellow (1982)