Arthritis Foundation Selects Lawson Medical Honoree of 2012 Upstate SC Jingle Bell Run

GREENVILLE, SC – The Arthritis Foundation has selected Dr. Jeffrey G. Lawson, founding partner of Piedmont Arthritis Clinic, as Medical Honoree for the 2012 Upstate SC Jingle Bell Run. The Upstate’s annual Run Walk for Arthritis will be held on Sat., Dec. 1 at the International Center for Automotive Research in Greenville. It is among more than 150 Jingle Bell Run events held across the country to raise funds for arthritis research.

“Piedmont Arthritis Clinic is an annual participant in the Jingle Bell Run and a great supporter of The Arthritis Foundation,“ said Gerald Talley of The Arthritis Foundation. “We are pleased to honor Doctor Lawson as a physician who cares tremendously for his patients with arthritis.”

Headquartered in Atlanta, The Arthritis Foundation is the largest national nonprofit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. Since its founding in 1948, the foundation has funded more than $450 million in research grants.

Founded in 1979 by Jeffrey G. Lawson, MD, Piedmont Arthritis Clinic PA is an independently owned and operated medical practice dedicated to the treatment of arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. A recognized leader in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Piedmont Arthritis Clinic has a staff of four physicians, all Board Certified in Rheumatology, with special interest in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Lupus, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gout, Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis. The Clinic at 3 St. Francis Drive houses an IV Drug Infusion suite and on-site diagnostic equipment including a Localized Extremity MRI machine, and a Bone Densitometer.

For more information on Piedmont Arthritis Clinic or participating in the Upstate SC Jingle Bell Run, call (864) 235-8396 or visit

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