MBBS(Hons), MD, MPH, FRACP, FRCP(Edin)
Geoff Littlejohn is Adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine, Monash University, and Emeritus Director of Monash Health Rheumatology, Melbourne. He is Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of OPAL Rheumatology , a not for profit Australian rheumatology research company, that he helped establish 12 years ago and which follows over 240,000 patients with various rheumatic diseases.
He is a clinician / academic and has published over 300 referred articles and contributed to numerous abstracts on a variety of rheumatologic disorders, particularly Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis, inflammatory rheumatic disorders, and chronic pain. He is a current member of the ACR fibromyalgia abstract committee. He has demonstrated the role of neurogenic inflammation in fibromyalgia and has published on the important interaction between the immune system as a whole and fibromyalgia, with emphasis on a top down model to explain this association.