WashU Nephrology Staff Sew Cloth Masks for Our Dialysis Centers

We hope for the best, but we also need to prepare for every eventuality. Laura Kipper, a WashU Nephrology transplant administrative coordinator, and Karen Kirk, a nurse at Forest Park Dialysis Center, are doing just that as they help fight the spread of COVID-19 and support our healthcare workers by sewing cloth facial masks in […]

Cool Beans Team Exceeds Donation Goal and Participates in NKF “Virtual Walk”

Congratulations to the Cool Beans team, who raised over $8095 for the National Kidney Foundation annual St. Louis Kidney Walk 2020, 134% of their goal of $6000, and kudos to Jane Hughes, transplant coordinator and co-captain of the team, who was the third highest individual donor, raising $2025.   The Cool Beans Team is a merger […]

Crisis Fosters Generosity, Teamwork and Creativity

Generosity A huge shout-out and thank you goes to local business owner Paul Hamilton, who generously donated supplies to WashU Nephrology dialysis centers this past weekend.   Hamilton, the owner and operator of Hamilton Hospitality, a multi-concept restaurant group, donated nitrile gloves as well as hydrogen peroxide and bottles of 91% alcohol.  According to Hamilton, “You […]

Working Together to Tackle Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

With the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our patients, faculty, staff and families are our primary concern.  By working together, the Division of Nephrology is tackling this crisis. “I am heartened that in the face of uncertainty we as a division are showing great resolve and resiliency,” says division […]