Dr. Sharon Dowell


Dr. Sharon Dowell

Dr. Sharon Dowell earned her medical degree from the University of the West Indies and completed the DM Internal Medicine program at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. She did her  Internal Medicine residency at the University of Connecticut, and her Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Maryland. This was followed by a faculty appointment at Howard University where she served as an Associate Professor, and was the Course Director for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course for medical students. She has actively engaged in clinical research trials and was a recipient of a Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award in 2020. As a member of the Association of Women in Rheumatology, she has contributed to research highlighting health disparities in rheumatic diseases, and advocacy through the organization to improve access to quality care for all patients. She is currently the Medical Director for Rheumatology at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital where she provides expertise in general rheumatology. Dr. Dowell is currently spearheading research evaluating the impact of patient education on disease outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis, and the role of telemedicine in improving visit adherence in vulnerable populations.

Our Board of Directors 2021-2024


Previous Executive

President - Dr. Amanda King
Vice President - Dr. Cindy Flower
Treasurer - Dr. Lynda Tilluckdharry
Secretary - Dr. Sharon Dowell

Other directors were 

Dr. Nicole Johnson, Dr. / Prof. Eon Nigel Harris and Dr. Vincent Nwosa

Caribbean Association for Rheumatology
Bay Medical Centre
P.O. Box GM712
Castries | Saint Lucia

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