2023 Annual National Kidney Foundation Walk a Success!

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) annual St. Louis Kidney Walk, held last Sunday, March 26, 2023, at Westport Plaza, was a resounding success!  Our team, the #NephStrong WashU Walkers, met their fundraising goal of $2000 – and more – by raising $2,043.  More than 38 people from the division participated in the walk and/or raised […]

WashU Transplant Nephrology Fellowship Position Open

Washington University School of Medicine Division of Nephrology has an AST-accredited transplant nephrology fellowship for those who wish to specialize in transplant nephrology. This fellowship will train and prepare our fellows to become outstanding and qualified transplant nephrologists and/or medical directors of kidney and pancreas transplant programs.  The fellowship position is available for the 2023-2024 […]

NephMadness 2023 Tips Off Today

The 11th edition of NephMadness officially starts today, March 1, 2023.   The month-long event, hosted by AJKD Blog, is an online, interactive, educational activity modeled on March Madness, the annual US college basketball tournament, except with nephrology concepts.  Social media tools are used to encourage a good-natured, robust discussion about the latest news and […]

Fae Harper, RN, BSN, is the New Nurse Manager for Nephrology Outpatient Office

WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Fabrienne (Fae) Harper, RN, BSN, has accepted the position of Nurse Manager for our Nephrology Outpatient Office.  She will start on February 1, 2023. Harper has been working with hemodialysis patients for over 22 years.  She joined the Chromalloy American Kidney Center in 2006, where she remained until joining […]

NKF St. Louis Kidney Walk is ON!

After a brief disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the in-person St. Louis Kidney Walk is back!  The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) sponsors the nation’s largest walking event that raises money and promote awareness of kidney disease and the need for organ donation.  Lauren Begnel, RD, LD, a dietitian and nutritionist at Chromalloy American Kidney […]

Taking Time for a Little Holiday Competition – Gingerbread Style

WashU research faculty and staff recently took a break to enjoy a little friendly holiday competition.  “I wanted to organize something festive for the holidays and thought a gingerbread house decorating contest would be fun,” says Nicole “Nikki” Malvin, Lab Manager of the Humphreys Lab, who organized the event.  “I thought it would just be […]

Jeffrey Miner, PhD, Formally Installed as Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology

In early 2021, Jeffrey Miner, PhD, FASN, Director of Basic Research for the Division of Nephrology, was named the inaugural Eduardo and Judith Slatopolsky Professor of Medicine in Nephrology (see article here).  Although the appointment was celebrated virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions, an official endowed chair installation ceremony recognizing Dr. Miner and Dr. Slatopolsky was […]

WashU Nephrology Celebrates the Holiday Season

The Division of Nephrology kicked off the Holiday Season with a gathering at the charming City Cottage on Chouteau last Thursday, December 6, 2022.  Live music was provided by Cedric, Kevin, Andre and Norman of the Sir Sax Gospel Skate Party band. Special thanks to Jean Smith, Special Project Administrator of our Division, for pulling […]

Help Those in Need This Holiday Season – Donate to the WashU Nephrology Virtual Food Drive

WashU Nephrology is sponsoring a Virtual Food Drive this holiday season to help those in need. “We are helping the STL Area Food Bank again this year,” says Julie McNamara, Administrative Coordinator in our Renal Outpatient Office and principal organizer of the event.  “Please donate by following the link below to our personalized renal webpage.”  […]