Anitha Vijayan and Aubrey Morrison Honored at BJH Medical Staff Association Ceremony

Drs. Aubrey Morrison and Anitha Vijayan with respective awards

Division of Nephrology’s Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine, and Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, were among four Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University physicians honored by the BJH Medical Staff Association at their semi-annual general meeting held Thursday, November 15, 2021, at EPNEC.  The gathering was the first Medical Staff Association […]

Nephrologists Timothy Yau and Steven Cheng Receive Teaching Awards

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Timothy Yau, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, the recipient of a Teacher of the Year Award, as voted on by the 2021 graduating class of WashU medical students.  The class selected two Teachers of the Year, one for their pre-clinical training in their first two years and one for their […]

Dr. Seth Goldberg Voted 2021 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year

Dr. Seth Goldberg

Congratulations to Seth Goldberg, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, for being voted the 2021 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year.  The award was presented at the Fellows Graduation Dinner, June 8, 2021. The annual award is given to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding clinical nephrology teaching.  The awardee, selected […]

Andrew Malone, ASCI Young Physician-Scientist, Receives Early Career Development Award

The Division of Nephrology congratulates Assistant Professor of Medicine Andrew Malone, MBBCh, a recipient of a 2021 Early Career Development Award (ECDA) from the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR), one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest. The $10,000 grant is awarded to outstanding new investigators to supplement any combination […]

Aubrey Morrison, Professor Emeritus – Nephrology, Awarded BJH Lifetime Achievement Award

Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Professor Emeritus, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the 2020 Barnes-Jewish Hospital medical staff association Lifetime Achievement Award. Only physicians who have contributed 25 years or more of distinguished service to BJH are considered for the award.  Morrison retired from the Division of Nephrology in October 2020, having been […]

Lisa Koester-Wiedemann to Receive the Barbara Prowant Lifetime Achievement Award in Nephrology Nursing

Congratulations to renal nurse practitioner Lisa Koester-Wiedemann, ANP, CNN-NP, Division of Nephrology, Washington University, who will be presented the Barbara Prowant Lifetime Achievement Award in Nephrology Nursing during the 40th Annual Dialysis Conference in Kansas City, MO, February 8 – 11, 2020. The award is given in honor of Barbara Prowant (1953-2009), who was one […]

NKF Award of Excellence Presented to Drs. Tarek Alhamad and Jason Wellen

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) honored Tarek Alhamad, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Jason Wellen, MD, MBA, associate professor of surgery, with the local chapter’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence.  The awards were presented at the 33rd Annual 2019 NKF Gift of Life Gala, held November 16, 2019 at the […]

Repurposing Drugs May Help Fast-track Clinical Trials Aimed at Slowing Alport Syndrome Progression

The Alport Syndrome Foundation awarded Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology, a two-year, $125,000 grant for his proposal “Tubulointerstitial Profiling for Alport Syndrome Target Identification.” Alport Syndrome results from damage caused to podocytes, cells that help form the filtration barrier within the glomerulus.  Damage to […]

Tingting Li Receives Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award in Nephrology

Congratulations to Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, the 2019 recipient of the division’s Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award in Nephrology. The teaching award was established through a donation from former WU nephrology fellow Richard Hellman, MD, and his wife, Patricia, in memory of their son, Nathan E. Hellman, who […]

Tingting Li and Frank O’Brien Receive Inaugural Clinical Innovation Grants

Two research groups, headed by Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, and Frank O’Brien, MD, will be the first recipients of the Clinical Innovation Grants (CIG), the new funding program that provides resources for clinical research projects within the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Tingting Li, Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, will receive $38,038 to study Choroidal Thickness […]