Maranda Watts, RN, Joins WashU Nephrology Outpatient Department as Clinical Nurse Coordinator. 

WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Maranda Watts, RN, has joined our Outpatient Department as the new Clinical Nurse Coordinator.  Maranda earned her nursing degree from St. Louis Community College – Forest Park in 2014 and worked at DaVita Dialysis before coming to WashU Nephrology in 2018, where she served as Clinical Nurse Coordinator […]

WashU Nephrology Chief, Ben Humphreys, and Alumnus David Basile speak at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Annual Renal Symposium 2023. 

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) recently hosted the 8th Annual Renal Symposium 2023.  A roster of leading experts highlighted the latest insights into acute kidney injury, cystic disorders, and therapeutic interventions.  Two of those experts included Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, WashU Division of […]

Dr. Anitha Vijayan Receives 2023 Dean’s Impact Award Honoring Extraordinary Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

WashU Nephrology is proud to congratulate Anitha Vijayan, MD, Professor of Medicine, who is part of a select group of faculty members receiving the inaugural 2023 Dean’s Impact Awards, which recognize their exceptional character, resourcefulness, and creativity that helped guide the University through the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards will be presented to 48 individuals from […]

Maternal Fetal Medicine Nephrology Clinic Debuts at WashU

To optimize the care of patients who are pregnant and have — or develop – kidney complications or diseases, the Division of Nephrology has opened a new Maternal Fetal Medicine Nephrology Clinic. The clinic is led by nephrologist Kelli King-Morris, MD. She will work in partnership with the patient’s primary care physician, obstetrician, maternal fetal […]

WashU Nephrologists Timothy Yau and Steven Cheng Honored with Distinguished Teaching Awards

WashU Nephrology congratulates two of our outstanding medical educators, Timothy Yau, MD, and Steven Cheng, MD, for recently receiving Distinguished Service Teaching Awards. Every year, WashU students completing their first, second, and third year of studies nominate and vote for faculty and house staff who have had a significant impact on their education.   This year, […]

Drs. Seth Goldberg and Frank O’Brien Take on New Leadership Roles for WashU Fellowship Program

WashU Nephrology is proud to announce leadership changes in our Nephrology Fellowship Program with the promotions of Seth Goldberg, MD, to Director and Frank O’Brien, MD, FASN, to Senior Associate Program Director. Dr. Goldberg is a respected medical educator at WashU.  He earned his medical degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine […]

Nephrologist Steven Cheng is the New Program Director for Internal Medicine’s Residency Program

WashU Nephrology congratulates Steven Cheng, MD, who has accepted the position of Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. After receiving his medical degree and completing an internal medicine residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Cheng entered the Nephrology Fellowship at WashU, and upon graduation in […]

WashU Nephrology to Present at 2023 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

Several members of WashU Nephrology will participate in the upcoming National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM).  The annual meeting presents the latest insights into chronic kidney disease care and is the only conference of its kind that is designed for all members of the kidney health team. The event will be held April […]

2023 Annual National Kidney Foundation Walk a Success!

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) annual St. Louis Kidney Walk, held last Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Westport Plaza, was a resounding success!  Our team, the #NephStrong WashU Walkers, met their fundraising goal of $2000 – and more – by raising $2,043.  More than 38 people from the division participated in the walk and/or raised […]

Nephrologist Patricia Kao Recognized as 2022 Outstanding Reviewer by JGME

The Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) has recognized Patricia Kao, MD, MS, MHPE, Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology, as one of the journal’s 2022 Outstanding Reviewers.  JGME is the peer-reviewed journal of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.  Editorially independent, the journal is open access and does not charge authors for […]