CDC Funded Lupus Activities

CDC supports national organizations, public health agencies, universities, and other stakeholders to undertake lupus awareness activities, epidemiologic research and public health programs.

Research Studies

CDC supports epidemiologic research on lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE and skin lupus), carries out research into lupus interventions, and undertakes pilot programs to inform lupus public health practice. Learn more about CDC-Funded Lupus Research Studies.

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CDC works with national organizations to raise awareness, increase knowledge, and enhance the skills of those with lupus and their health care providers. Learn more about CDC-funded Lupus Awareness, Education, and Management Activities.

Public Health Agenda
The Agenda helps prioritize public health efforts for those living with lupus.

A National Public Health Agenda for Lupuspdf iconexternal icon helps prioritize public health efforts to improve the care and quality of life for people living with lupus. The Agenda was developed with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, the Lupus Foundation of America, and other stakeholders.