Michelle Bloom Returns to WashU Nephrology as Research Nurse Coordinator II for Glomerular Center of Excellence

Michelle Bloom enjoys hiking, kayaking and bike riding on her down time.

We are delighted to welcome Michelle Bloom, RN, BSN, back to Washington University Division of Nephrology where she is assuming the role of Research Nurse Coordinator II for our recently established Glomerular Center of Excellence (GCE).

Michelle has been with WashU for over 17 years.  She initially joined our division in 2007 as a Home Modality Nurse Coordinator, later transitioning to the position of Renal Nurse Coordinator in 2012.  In 2018, she moved to the Department of Oncology.

Having returned to WashU Nephrology in March 2024, Michelle is coordinating clinical studies for our new center that focuses on glomerular diseases.  The GCE, headed by Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, provides a broad, cohesive, and collaborative program that strives to improve care for glomerular disease patients in the St. Louis area and nearby states.

“It really does feel like coming home. I am excited to re-join the nephrology department as a research coordinator. I hope to help Dr. Li make important advances in the treatment of renal diseases through her research.”

Michelle Bloom

Dr. Li is confident that having Michelle join the GCE is an important step for the center.

“We are absolutely thrilled to have Michelle as part of the GCE team! Her skills and experience will be invaluable as we continue to expand our clinical research program.”

Tingting Li

Michelle and her husband, Scot, have been married for 25 years.  They have two children: Ryan (23) is studying to be a physical therapist at Midwestern University and Abigail (18) is starting cosmetology school.  Michelle enjoys hiking, kayaking, bike riding and spending time with their dog, Duke, and their cat, Frank. 

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