Jeff Miner is First Recipient of Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professorship

The Division of Nephrology is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Miner has been named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Endowed Professor of Medicine in Nephrology.  Miner also serves as Director of Basic Research for the Division. Miner is an international leader in basement membrane biology and how basement membranes are involved in kidney function […]

Thank You for Your Service – Military Veterans Honored on this Day of Remembrance

Today, November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day, a time for us to say “Thank You” to all who have served in the US Armed Forces. We especially want to honor our colleagues who are military Veterans.  We are proud that you are part of WashU Nephrology.  Thank you for your service! Meet a few of […]

Aubrey Morrison Receives Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award

WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, FASN, Professor of Medicine and Developmental Biology, is the recipient of the 2020 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teaching Award.  The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by WashU Nephrology fellows.   “I personally knew Nathan during his early years in St. Louis […]

Dr. Anitha Vijayan Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University in St. Louis and medical director of Acute Dialysis Services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society. The only national medical honor society in the world, the AΩA was organized in 1902 […]

WashU Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Recruits Dr. Frank O’Brien as Associate Program Director for Curriculum Development

Dr. Frank O'Brien

The Division of Nephrology is pleased to announce that Frank O’Brien, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, has joined our fellowship leadership program as associate program director for curriculum development. Dr. O’Brien will join Drs. Steven Cheng, Seth Goldberg, and Tingting Li, in providing mentorship and guidance to our renal fellows as part […]

Dr. Rowena Delos Santos to Chair AST Conflicts of Interest Committee

Dr. Rowena Delos Santos

Rowena Delos Santos, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and current co-chair of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) Conflicts of Interest (COI) Committee, will take over as chair of the committee in June 2020. “It is a great honor and responsibility to serve on this AST Committee,” says Dr. Delos Santos of […]

Dr. Michael Rauchman Installed as Chromalloy Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine

Congratulations to Michael Rauchman, MDCM, professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, who was recently installed as Chromalloy Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine.   Colleagues, family and friends joined in the celebration of the endowed professorship on October, 18, 2019, at the Saint Louis Club. A renowned physician-scientist, Dr. Rauchman’s research focuses on understanding […]

Dr. Benjamin Humphreys Profiled in Washington People

Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine and director of the Division of Nephrology, is the subject of Washington University School of Medicine’s Washington People, a series that profiles individuals throughout the medical campus and community. In the profile, Humphreys talks about the exciting future for the field of […]