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Topic: Roundtable Discussion



Claire de Crescenzo

Claire is a Boston based doctor training to be a surgeon, who self-diagnosed in 2014 and then was formally diagnosed with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis in 2018. After being an appreciative participant in the Boston support group for a few years, she became support group leader in 2022. Outside of work, Claire is an avid gardener, occasional triathlete and devoted dog parent. 

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