Dr William Tillett is a consultant rheumatologist at BMI Bath Clinic and the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases. He is also a senior lecturer in the department of pharmacy and pharmacology at the University of Bath. He graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Anatomical Science before undertaking his medical degree at the same institution. He undertook his doctoral fellowship in outcome measurement in psoriatic arthritis.
His current research interests centre on the assessment of psoriatic arthritis (clinical, radiographic and patient reported outcome), early detection of disease and treatment strategies. He was awarded a EULAR Clinical Scientist award in 2015 and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Rheumatology. He co-authored the 2013 British Society of Rheumatology (BSR) psoriatic arthritis anti-TNF guidelines and currently co-chairs the guideline update committee.
He co-chairs the international psoriatic arthritis Outcome Measurement in Rheumatology (OMERACT) working group. He is a is a member of the international Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and trustee for the Bath Institute for Rheumatic Diseases (BIRD).