WashU Nephrology is pleased to announce that Charbel Khoury, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is the recipient of the 2022 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year Award.
The award was presented at the Fellows Graduation Dinner, June 10, 2022. The annual award is given to a faculty member selected by fellows within our Division. The recipient receives an inscribed plaque and a cash award to support professional development.
“I am humbled to receive this year’s teaching award. I am privileged to be working with curious fellows who motivate me to continue learning and teaching the science and medicine of the kidney,” says Dr. Khoury. “I am also lucky to have great role model educators in our division. Nathan Hellman continues to leave his mark on trainees and faculty. He is an inspiration to us all to cultivate our understanding of nephrology in creative yet simple ways.”
The teaching award was established in 2018 through a generous donation from former WashU nephrology fellow Richard Hellman, MD, and his wife, Patricia, in memory of their son, Nathan E. Hellman, who earned his MD/PhD at WashU. After completing his residency at University of Pennsylvania, Nathan began his nephrology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital Joint Nephrology Fellowship Program in 2007. Nathan was completing his nephrology research fellowship and was to be appointed a faculty member when he passed away from complications due to a stroke on February 13, 2010. He was 36 years old.
Khoury’s clinical and research interests are focused on diabetic kidney disease, obesity and the kidney, and the metabolic and nutritional challenges in kidney disease.
Read more about Dr. Khoury in WashU Nephrology News:
- 2022 Translational Innovation Grant Awarded to Drs. Andreas Herrlich and Charbel Khoury, and PA Megan Moseley to Study Osteopontin in COVID-19 Associated-ARDS
- New Faculty Member Charbel Khoury Brings Combined Expertise in Nephrology and Nutrition/Metabolism to Division