WashU Nephrologists Patricia Kao and Vikas R. Dharnidharka Receive Dean’s Impact Awards

Congratulations to Patricia Kao, MD, MS, MHPE, Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, Alexis F. Hartmann Sr., MD, Endowed Professor of Pediatrics, who are part of a select group of WashU faculty members to receive the 2024 Dean’s Impact Awards. Launched in 2023, the Dean’s Impact Awards honor individuals who […]

Transplant Nephrologist Tarek Alhamad Named Associate Director for DOM Faculty Development and Well Being

Tarek Alhamad, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named the Associate Director for the Office of Faculty Development and Well Being (OFD) in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.  Dr. Alhamad is Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, and Medical Director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs at WashU/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The Department of […]

Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Among Nine WashU Faculty Elected to AAAS

WashU Nephrology is proud to announce that Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).   Founded in 1848, the AAAS is the world’s largest multi-disciplinary science society.  Its global mission is to advance […]

Dr. Atlee Baker, WashU Nephrology Fellow, Selected for ASN Internship

Atlee Baker, MD, MPH a first-year fellow at WashU Nephrology, has accepted an internship with the Transforming Dialysis Access Together (TDAT) initiative of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).  Falling under the umbrella of the Excellence in Patient Care Advisory Committee, TDAT aims to enhance the quality of life for patients with kidney failure by […]

Transplant Nephrologist Anuja Java, Recent ICTS Grant Recipient, is Elected as Women in Nephrology Secretary

Congratulations to Washington University transplant nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, who was recently elected as Secretary of the Women in Nephrology (WIN) organization for 2024-2036.  WIN, founded in 1983, promotes professional development, mentorship, and education for women and men in nephrology.   Java has extensive experience in the WIN organization.  In 2022, she was elected to […]

Post-Doc Research Scholar Shayna Bradford Awarded NIH Career Development Award

Shayna Bradford, PhD, a WashU Nephrology post-doctoral research scholar in the Humphreys Laboratory, has been awarded a two-year, $181,500 MOSAIC K99/R00 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  The MOSAIC (Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers)grant program is designed to […]

Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Elected ASN Treasurer

Congratulations to Jeffrey H. Miner, PhD, FASN, Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, who was recently elected as Treasurer for the American Society of Nephrology (ASN). He will begin his term on January 1, 2024, and serve through December 31, 2027. Dr. Miner is an international leader in basement membrane biology and […]

Nephrologist Morgan Schoer Receives Prestigious 2023 Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award

WashU Nephrology is proud to congratulate Morgan Schoer, MD, one of six recipients of the 2023 Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award presented by The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  The award recognizes Barnes-Jewish Hospital and WashU School of Medicine internal medicine residents and fellows who embody the “Knowlton Spirit” of compassionate care and leadership in the […]

Paul Roberson Celebrated for 40 Years of Service at WashU Nephrology

WashU Nephrology gives a heartfelt thank you to Paul Roberson for his 40 years of service to the Division. Roberson, with an associate degree in applied sciences degree in electronic engineering technology, began his career at Chromalloy Kidney Center working as a Special Procedures Attendant in reuse and supply management and then an equipment maintenance technician.  […]

Vikas Dharnidharka Installed as Alexis F. Hartmann Professor of Pediatrics

WashU Nephrology congratulates Vikas Dharnidharka, MD, MPH, who was installed as the Alexis F. Hartmann Sr, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at a ceremony on August 3, 2023, at the Eric P. Newman Education Center.  He presented the talk “Infections and cancers after transplant: what they have taught us about immunology, virology, genomics and oncology,” prefaced […]