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 […]

National Kidney Foundation Honors Lisa Koester-Wiedemann with Prestigious Carol Mattix Award

WashU Nephrology nurse practitioner Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, ANP, CS, CNN-NP, MSN, is the recipient of the 2024 Carol Mattix Award from the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). The annual award, established in 2019 by NKF’s Council of Nephrology Nurses and Technicians, honors nurses who dedicate their careers to improving patients’ lives, not just their health.   The award […]

Nephrologist Tingting Li Receives 2023 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award

WashU Nephrology is proud to announce Professor of Medicine Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, as the recipient of the 2023 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year Award. The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by our Division’s fellows.  The recipient receives an inscribed plaque and a cash award to support professional development. The teaching award […]

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 […]

Will Ross to Receive Frankie Freeman Inspirational Award

WashU Nephrology congratulates Will Ross, MD, MPH, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, who will receive the Frankie Freeman Inspirational Award at the Ethical Society of St. Louis this Friday, February 17, 2023.  The event is sponsored by the St. Louis County Library (SLCL), […]

Frank O’Brien Receives LeJIT Teaching Award 

Frank O’Brien, MD, FASN, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the LeJIT Teaching Award for his outstanding performance during the 2022 Block 6 Medicine Clerkship (November – December 2022).  The LeJIT award is given for completing “just-in-time” assessments (“JITs”) and providing meaningful, timely feedback to students, which helps them develop […]

Dr. Monica Chang-Panesso Receives 2023 SSCI Research Scholar Award

WashU Nephrology congratulates Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, on receiving the 2023 Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) Research Scholar Award for her proposal titled “Tubular Senescence and Proliferative Capacity of the Aging Kidney.” The SSCI Research Scholar Award is given to developing physician-scientist as they undertake innovative research projects related to internal […]

Dr. Anuja Java Receives National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence

WashU nephrologist Anuja Java, MD, was one of five honorees whom the local chapter of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) recognized for their contributions in promoting the awareness, prevention, and treatment of kidney disease in the St. Louis community.  The event, the 1st Annual National Kidney Foundation Award of Excellence Reception, was held November 11, […]

Portrait of Dr. Will Ross to be Unveiled at Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 2022 Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture

The distinguished career of Willie Ray Ross, MD, MPH, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, will be celebrated with the unveiling of Ross’ portrait at the upcoming Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture in Renal and Electrolyte Disorders, held at the Department of Medicine’s Medical Grand […]

Nephrologist Patricia Kao Receives Inaugural Academy of Educators Exemplary Educator Award

Patricia Kao, MD, MS, MHPE, Associate Professor in the Division of Nephrology, is one of three recipients of the inaugural Academy of Educators Exemplary Educator Award.  The award recognizes faculty members with at least six years of service who are making a name for themselves as educators through their contributions to education and mentorship here […]