Manfred F. Harth graduated in medicine (M.D. degree) at the University of Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1960. He did his postgraduate training in internal medicine and rheumatology in Vancouver, BC, and in Toronto, ON, Canada. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1966 (FRCPC). He joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario (UWO) in 1966 as a Lecturer. He was promoted to the rank of Professor of medicine in 1978. He was the Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology for many years. He served as the President of the Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) from 1982 to 1984. In 2001, he became a Professor Emeritus at UWO. In 2009, he was honored by his colleagues of the CRA with the Distinguished Rheumatologist Award. In 2006, Dr. Harth retired from clinical service in the teaching hospitals of UWO and started a consulting practice at the Central AIM Clinic in London, ON ,while still teaching part-time and pursuing some research interests. He continues to serve as an Associate Editor in Rheumatology of Pain Research and Management. He has done research and published on the pharmacology of disease modifying antirheumatic drugs, adult onset Still’s disease, and fibromyalgia.
Biography Updated on 8 November 2010