College of Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Inflammatory Arthritis & Sleep Disorders
  • Access and Models of Care
  • Epidemiology of rheumatic disorders
  • Inflammatory vasculitis


Dr. Regina Taylor-Gjevre is a Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Rheumatology in the Department of Medicine. She is the Undergraduate Medical Education Assistant Dean for Curriculum. 

Dr. Taylor-Gjevre is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, research, administration and clinical care of patients with rheumatologic diseases.


  • BSc (Biochemistry) Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • MSc (Clinical Epidemiology) Memorial University of Newfoundland

Medical School and Year of Graduation:

  •  Memorial University of Newfoundland 1987

Postgraduate Training and Years of Training:

  • Rotating Internship, Memorial University of Newfoundland 1987-88
  • Internal Medicine Residency, University of Manitoba, 1988-1992
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Internal Medicine) 1992
  • Rheumatology Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, 1992-1995
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Rheumatology) 1995

Current Faculty Appointments:

  • Assistant Dean Undergraduate Curriculum
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine
  • Adjunct Scientist, Health Quality Council of Saskatchewan
  • Research Associate Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region


  • 1995: Philip Showalter Hench Award for Excellence in Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic
  • 2011: University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2015: University of Saskatchewan Provost’s College Teaching Award

Selected Publications

  • Taylor-Gjevre R, Mitchell A, Street M, Leswick D, Stewart S, Obaid H. The Role of Radiology in the Quantification of Digital Ulnar Deviation in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 2016 (in press)
  • Nair B, Schuler R, Stewart S, Taylor-Gjevre R. Self-Reported Barriers to Healthcare Access for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Rural and Northern Saskatchewan: A Mixed Methods Study. Musculoskeletal Care. 2016 (in press)
  • McGeoch L, Twilt M, Famorca L, Bakowsky V, Barra L, Benseler SM, Cabral DA, Carette S, Cox GP, Dhindsa N, Dipchand CS, Fifi-Mah A, Goulet M, Khalidi N, Khraishi MM, Liang P, Milman N, Pineau CA, Reich HN, Samadi N, Shojania K, Taylor-Gjevre R, Towheed TE, Trudeau J, Walsh M, Yacyshyn E, Pagnoux C. CanVasc recommendations for the management of ANCA associated vasculitides. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(1):97-120.
  • Taylor-Gjevre R, Gjevre J. Obstructive sleep apnea, hypoxia and inflammatory arthritis: what is the link? International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2015 May.
  • Taylor-Gjevre R, Trask C, King N, Koehncke N. Prevalence and Occupational Impact of Arthritis in Saskatchewan Farmers. Journal of Agromedicine. 2015 Apr;20(2):205-216.
  • Taylor-Gjevre R, Gjevre J, Nair B. Increased nocturnal periodic limb movements in rheumatoid arthritis patients meeting questionnaire diagnostic criteria for restless legs syndrome. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2014 Nov;15.
  • von Maltzahn M, Kinloch M, Truchan M, Taylor-Gjevre R. Vasculitic adnexal involvement in eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss Angiitis). Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2014 Sep;20(6):341-2.
  • Nguyen L, Taylor-Gjevre RM. An emerging role for clarithromycin in Adult Onset Still's Disease? Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2013 Oct;19(7).
  • Hansen H, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Obaid H, Gandhi R, King A. Femoroacetabular Impingement: A consideration in younger adults with hip pain. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2013 Nov 5;185(16):1419-24. Epub 2013 Jul 29.
  • Gjevre JA, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Reid JK, Skomro R, Cotton D. Inter-observer reliability of candidate predictive morphometric measurements for women with suspected obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2013 Jul 15;9(7):695-9.
  • Anderson K, Klassen J, Stewart S, Taylor-Gjevre RM. Does geographic location affect incidence of ANCA associated renal vasculitis in Northern Saskatchewan? Rheumatology (Oxford). 2013 Oct;52(10):1840-44. Epub 2013 Jul 9.
  • Gorka J, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Arnason T. Metabolic and clinical consequences of hyperthyroidism on bone density. International Journal of Endocrinology. 2013. Epub 2013 Jul 22.
  • Reid J, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Skomro R, Olatunbosun O, Gordon J. Can gestational hypertension be modified by treating nocturnal airflow limitation? Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2013 Apr 15;9(4):311-7.
  • Mondal P, Gjevre J, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Lim HJ. Relationship between the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale in a sleep laboratory referral population. Nature and Science of Sleep. 2013 Feb 7;5:15-21. Epub 2013 Feb 7.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Nair BV, Matern D. Thiopurine methyltransferase screening before azathioprine prescription: A physician survey. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology. 2013 Jan 23;20(1):13-17.
  • Gjevre J, Taylor-Gjevre R. Restless legs syndrome as a comorbidity in rheumatoid arthritis. Autoimmune Diseases. 2013;2013:5. Epub 2013.
  • Gjevre JA, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Nair BV, Lim HJ. Do sleepy rheumatoid arthritis patients have a sleep disorder? Musculoskeletal Care. 2012 Apr 17;10(4):187-95.
  • Ringrose J, Sanche S, Taylor-Gjevre RM. Detecting latent tuberculosis infection during anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy. Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 2011 Sep 29;29(5):790-794.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Nair BV, Skomro R, Lim HJ. Improved sleep efficiency after anti-TNF-α therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 2011;3(5):227-233.
  • Gjevre JA, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Skomro R, Reid J, Fenton M, Cotton D. Comparison of polysomnographic and home-based Embletta assessments of obstructive sleep apnea in Saskatchewan women. Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2011;18(5):271-274
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Nair BV, Skomro RP, Lim HJ. Components of sleep quality and sleep fragmentation in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Musculoskeletal Care. 2011 Jun 5;9(3):152-159.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Nair BV, Skomro R, Lim HJ. Improved sleep efficiency after anti-TNF-alpha therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease. 2011;3(5):227-233.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Skomro RP, Nair BV. Assessment of sleep health in patients with rheumatic disease. International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2011;6(2):207-218.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Nair BV, Skomro R, Lim HJ. Hypersomnolence and sleep disorders in a rheumatic disease patient population. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2010;16(6):255-261.
  • Taylor-Gjevre RM, Gjevre JA, Skomro R, Nair B. Restless legs syndrome in a rheumatoid arthritis patient cohort. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 2009;15(1):12-15.
  • Taylor-Gjevre R, Vo M, Shukla D, Resch L. Temporal artery biopsy for giant cell arteritis. Journal of Rheumatology. 2005;32:1279-82.