Division of Rheumatology

Julie S. Schwartzman-Morris, M.D.

Dr. Julie S. Schwartzman-Morris

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Rheumatology)


Professional Interests

Dr. Julie Schwartzman is Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program as well as the Arthritis and Lupus Clinics at Jacobi Medical Center and NCBH.  She serves as the Inpatient Consult Attending at Jacobi and NCB several months during the year, and is the Division Head for Rheumatology in Jacobi Medical Center's Dept. of Internal Medicine.  She is interested in the areas of Lupus, Rheumatoid and especially Psoriatic Arthritis.


Selected Publications

Rubinstein T, Pitashny M, Levine B, Schwartz N, Schwartzman J, Weinstein E, Pego-Regiosa JM, Lu TY, Isenberg D, Rahman A, Putterman C. Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a novel biomarker for disease activity in lupus nephritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 49(5): 960-971.

Izmirly P, Barisoni L, Buyon JP, Kim MY, Rivera TL, Schwartzman J, et al. Expression of endothelial Protein C receptor (EPCR) in cortical peritubular capillaries associates with a poor clinical response in lupus nephritis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2009 48(5):513-519.


Gindea S, Schwartzman J, Herlitz LC, Rosenberg M, Abadi J, Putterman C. Proliferative Glomerulonephritis in Lupus Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: A Difficult Clinical Challenge. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Dec.


Schwartzman J, Yazici, Y. Denosumab in Postmenopausal Women with Low Bone Mineral Density. New England Journal of Medicine, 354: 2390-2391. June 1, 2006 (letter to the editor).

B. Review Article:


Schwartzman J, Gross R, Putterman C. Management of lupus in 2010: How close are the biologics? The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine.  Oct 2010. Vol. 27 No. 11




A. Bahce-Altuntas , J. Schwartzman-Morris , N. Jordan, J. D. Greenberg, C. Putterman, G. Reed, A. Broder.  Inflammation may be associated with an unfavorable lipid profile in Psoriatic Arthritis patients in the CORRONA registry. Presented at EULAR 2011

A. Bahce-Aluntas, J. Schwartzman-Morris, N. Jordan, J. D. Greenberg, C. Putterman , G. Reed, A. Broder. Higher frequency of metabolic syndrome in Psoriatic Arthritis compared with Rheumatoid Arthritis may be explained by increased rates of obesity and high triglycerides.
Accepted for EULAR 2011 Oral presentation.  Abstract Session: New approaches to better understand of Psoriatic Arthritis.  May 27, 2011

Gross R, Schwartzman-Morris J, Jordan M, Putterman C, Broder AA. Comparison of Malignancy Rates in Psoriatic Arthritis an Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America (CORRONA) Database. Accepted 2011.

Reyes Thomas J,  Gindea S, Bahce A, Tieng A, Schwartzman J. A Case Report and Review of Behcet's Disease in the African American Population: Is There a Higher Prevalence of Vascular Manifestations Among African Americans?  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Bronx, New York, U.S.A.


Blanco I, Weinstein E, Schwartzman J, Olson TR, Putterman C, Downie S. Development of a Novel Cadaver-Based Clinical Skills and Anatomy Review Course for Rheumatology Fellows. Abstract presented as a poster at the American College of Rheumatology National Conference on October 26, 2008.


Reddy SM, Schwartzman J, Abramson SB, Chang H, Kremer J, Greenberg JD. Comparison of Disease Activity and Functional Status Among Psoriatic Arthritis Subtypes. American College of Rheumatology National Conference, 2006.


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