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CURRICULUM VITAE

Irina Konon MD
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Associate Professor
OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
1990 - 1994 Medicine, Kabardino-Balkarskiy University
1995 - 1997 B.S. Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1998 - 2002 M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2002 - 2005 Resident - Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2005 - 2007 Fellow - Rheumatology, Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI 53226

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2007 - Present Assistant Professor, Medicine, Rheumatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
05/2010 - 06/2014 Associate Fellowship Program Director, Medicine, Rheumatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2014 - Present Fellowship Program Director, Medicine, Rheumatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
2007 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
2007 - 2014 Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53296

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
46704-20
04/2004
10/31/2019
ABIM-Rheumatology
11/2007
11/2027
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1996 Sophomore Honors for Outstanding Academic Achievement
1997 Golden Key National Honor Society
1997 Commencement Honor
1997 Graduated Summa Cum Laude UW-Milwaukee
2001 Alpha Omega Alpha
2002 American Medical Women's Association Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation
2003 - 2004 Department of Medicine Top Ten Teaching Housestaff Award
2014 Physician-coach for AIDET training
2015 - 2016 Named Milwaukee Magazine's Top Doctor
2015 - 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctors distinction
2015 - 2016 MCW's Outstanding Medical Student Teachers Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2006 - Present American College of Rheumatology

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/2017 - Present Member/Task Force to review RA-related activity, Experts in Arthritis Advisory (EIA) Committee, Experts in Arthritis

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
2016 Youth Health Transition Quality Improvement Grant
Source:
Southern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs from the Wisconsin Department of health Services
Role:
Adult Rheumatologist Liaison
Dates:
01/01/2016 - 12/30/2016
Direct Funds:
$20,000
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Konon I, Fibromyalgia, Functional Autonomic Workshop, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/02/2017
 
Regional
Konon I, Rheumatology: "Treatment that can be Managed by Primary Care and When to Refer", Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants (WAPA) 2015 Fall Conference, Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI, 10/08/2015
Konon I, Rheumatology for Primary Care, 30th Annual Wisconsin Nurses Association APRN Forum "Pharmacology and Clinical Update", Madison Marriott West, Madison, WI, 04/20/2016 - 04/29/2016
Konon I, Rheumatology Primer: "What Labs and When?", 48th Annual Winter Refresher Course - MCW Department of Family Medicine, Milwaukee Marriott West - Waukesha, WI, 01/31/2018
 
International
Konon I, Gogineni S, Xu H Wang J, Csuka ME, Pritchard KA, Angiostatin/Plasminogen Ratios in 23 patients with Systemic Sclerosis and 6 Healthy Controls. Poster presented., Professor E. Carwile LeRoy Memorial Workshop on Scleroderma., Tokyo, Japan, 05/2007
Konon I, Csuka ME, Angiostatin Staining in Autopsy Heart Specimens from 3 Scleroderma Patients with Various Degrees of Cardiac Involvement. Poster presented., Professor E. Carwile LeRoy Memorial Workshop on Scleroderma, Tokyo, Japan, 05/2007
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
2008 - Present Interviewing and selection of candidates for Rheumatology Fellowship Program., Fellowship Recruitment Committee, Rheumatology, Medicine, MCW
2009 - 2012 Interviewing and selection for Internal Medicine Residency Program., Internal Selection Committee, Medicine, MCW
2011 - Present Work with fellow committee members on quality improvement in inpatient and outpatient setting in the Department of Medicine., Quality Committee, Medicine, MCW
2013 - Present Service Quality Champion, Rheumatology, Medicine, MCW
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
08/2001 Introduction to Clinical Interviewing
08/2001 History and Physical Exam Skills
2002 - 2005 Actively participated in teaching medical students on rounds.
2005 - 2007 Prepared and delivered lecture on Arthritis Correlation for medical students as part of their Pharmacology course curriculum.
2005 - 2007 Delivered journal club presentations to students for the division of Rheumatology twice per year.
2005 - 2007 Taught in outpatient Rheumatology clinic and inpatient consultative service.
2005 - 2007 Prepared fellow conference presentations to students twice per month.
2007 - Present Rheumatology Journal Club presentations to students - three per year.
2007 - Present Teaching conference for students on Rheumatology rotation - two per month
2007 - Present Rheumatology consult attending and teaching students - three months per year.
2007 - 2009 Lecture on Arthritis Clinical Correlation in Pharmacology - course for M2 class once a year.
2008 - 2009 H&P preceptor with recruited patients as a part of Clinical Examination and Reasoning (CER) course for M2 students - four weekly sessions per year.
2012 - Present Outpatient preceptor for one M1-M2 medical student per year in the Ambulatory Immersion rotation which included mentoring, teaching history, physical exam skills, oral presentations and written documentation - one session per week.
10/06/2016 Master Clinician Course Follow-up discussion; Differences in OA and RA joint exams
10/12/2016 Bite-Sized Teaching (BST) Mode for M3 students; Correct inaccuracies/provide context for presentations, ask/answer questions.
 
Resident and Fellow Education
08/2001 History and Physical Exam Skills to Oral Surgery Residents.
2002 - 2005 Taught residents in outpatient Rheumatology clinic and inpatient consultative service. Prepared fellow conference presentations to residents twice per month. Delivered journal club presentations to residents and fellows for the division of Rheumatology twice per year.
2007 - Present Teaching conference for residents on Rheumatology rotation - 2 per month. Rheumatology Journal Club presentation to residents and fellows - 3 per year. Rheumatology fellow's core curriculum lecture series - prepared - 2 per year.
2007 - Present Rheumatology Fellows conference presentation to students - 2 per year.
2007 - Present Weekly facilitator; attended, facilitated, and contributed to weekly conferences. Gave Rheumatology lectures to the Department of Medicine residents as the part of Rheumatology core curriculum series. Worked with residents in outpatient Rheumatology clinic - four sessions per week. Rheumatology consult attendant for residents and fellows teaching - three months per year. Worked with fellows in outpatient Rheumatology clinic - weekly.
2008 - 2010 Worked with residents and MCW faculty on case series and literature review of acute transverse myelitis in patients with SLE. IRB approval granted 3/2008.
2010 Presented Department of Medicine Clinical Pathological Correlation (CPC) lecture.
2011 - Present Worked with residents on Rheumatology elective to prepare case report presentations for local and national meetings. One - two residents per year.
2011 - Present Organize/coordinate annual Rheumatology 101 introductory lecture series for new incoming Fellows in July and August.
2011 - 2012 Worked closely with internal medicine resident on case report "Lupus-related pulmonary hemorrhage" presented as poster presentation at the American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter meeting on September 2012.
2013 Presented Department of Medicine Clinical Pathological Correlation (CPC) lecture.
2013 - Present Presenter for Resident 301 course - Board review series. Rheumatology board review faculty – annually.
11/09/2016 - Present MSK Radiology lecture – Scanlon Auditorium
2016 - Present PM&R lecture to residents; "Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Diagnosis and Treatment"
04/07/2017 Presented Pulmonary Grand Rounds; "Pulmonary manifestations of Common Rheumatic Diseases"
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Amy N. Otuonye, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/2015 - Present Advisor
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
05/1999 Provided health care for the uninsured at the Isaac Coggs Clinic sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin
08/1999 Provided first aid to children at Roosevelt Elementary School during lunch hour
09/1999 Provided health care for the uninsured at the Isaac Coggs Clinic sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin
05/2000 Provided health care for the uninsured at the Isaac Coggs Clinic sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin
05/2001 Delivered health awareness presentations to kindergarten and fifth grade students at Pierce Elementary School
09/2014 "ABC of Rheumatoid arthritis" - prepared and presented education lecture to community
06/2015 June 2015 Lupus walk
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. RB Phillips, MP Matsuoka, I Konon, KM Reed: Phylogenetic Analysis of Mitochondrial and Nuclear Sequences Supports Inclusion of Acantholingua ohridana in the Genus Salmo Copeia. May 2000(2): 546-550
2. I Konon, ME Cronin, LM Ryan: Acute Inflammatory Syndrome Following Introduction of Mycophenolate Mofetil in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum 2008 May 15;59(5):754-6. PMID 1843899
3. AK Rosenthal, M Fahey, C Gohr, T Burner, I Konon, L Daft, E Mattson, C Hirschmugl, LM Ryan, P Simkin: Feasibility of a Tetracycline Binding Method for Detecting Synovial Fluid Basic Calcium Phosphate Crystals. Arthritis Rheum 2008 Oct;58(10):3270-4. PMID 18821676
4. Sabchyshyn V, Konon I, Ryan LM, Rosenthal AK. Concurrence of rheumatoid arthritis and calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease: A case collection and review of the literature. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2018 08;48(1):9-11. PMCID: PMC6240440
5. Phillips RB, Matsuoka MP, Konon I, Reed KM. Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear sequences supports inclusion of Acantholingua ohridana in the genus Salmo Copeia. 8 May 2000(2):546-550.
 
Abstracts
1. Konon I, Gogineni S, Xu H Wang J, Csuka ME, Pritchard KA: Angiostatin/Plasminogen Ratios in 23 patients with Systemic Sclerosis and 6 Healthy Controls. Professor E. Carwile LeRoy Memorial Workshop on Scleroderma. Tokyo, Japan, May 2007.
2. Konon I, Csuka ME, Komorowski RA, Weihrauch D: Angiostatin Staining in Autopsy Heart Specimens from 3 Scleroderma Patients with Various Degrees of Cardiac Involvement. Professor E. Carwile LeRoy Memorial Workshop on Scleroderma. Tokyo, Japan, May 2007.
3. Patel T, Konon I: Lupus-Related Pulmonary Hemorrhage. Poster presentation at American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Meeting. Wisconsin Dells, WI, September 2012.
4. Harland D, Johnson J, Konon I: A young Man with Palpable Purpura and Hematochesia. American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter annual meeting. September 2013.
5. Campbell L, Singavi A, Konon I: Pain like never before. SGIM Midwest chapter. Chicago, IL, September 2014.
6. McCarthy J, Konon I: Retin-Aching: Hip and Back Pain in a Young Adult Male. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition. October 12, 2014.
7. Bear A, Konon I: Auricular Chondritis in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis. American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Meeting. Wisconsin Dells, WI, September 2015.
8. Amos, J, Konon, I; Hariman, R: A Perplexing Case of Weakness. 2017 American College of Physicians Wisconsin Annual Meeting.
9. Ahmad, U, Berlin, K; Konon, I: Methemoglobinemia and Hemolytic Anemia Secondary to Prophylactic Daspone. 2017 American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Annual Meeting.
 

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