Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Hospital
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer
University of Liverpool
Dr. Liza McCann is Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Hospital where she has worked since 2005, and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has a research interest and expertise in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). She Chairs the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PReS) JDM Working Group and sits on the Steering Committees of the MYONET Global Myositis network.
She has co-led the development of evidence-based guidelines in myositis in the UK and in Europe and is currently chairing a Special Interest Group of IMACS (International Myositis Assessment and Clinical Studies Group) working on extending this guidance for international use.