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Keith Hruska Celebrates 50-Yr Milestone at WashU

Keith Hruska Celebrates 50-Yr Milestone at WashU
Keith Hruska, MD, a world-renowned nephrologist and researcher, is celebrating 50 years as a faculty member at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  His impressive career includes significant contributions to the understanding of bone and mineral metabolism in relation to chronic kidney diseases (CKD). Currently a Professor of Pediatrics and Director Emeritus of […]

Social Worker Brittany Barbour Joins Chromalloy Kidney Center

Social Worker Brittany Barbour Joins Chromalloy Kidney Center
WashU Nephrology welcomes Brittany Barbour, MSW, LCSW, our new Social Worker at Chromalloy Kidney Center. Brittany, who is from Bloomington, Illinois, completed her undergraduate work at Northern Illinois University in 2009.  She was an Americorps volunteer in Olympia, Washington, for three years before she moved to St. Louis in 2012 to attend graduate school at […]

Renal Fellow Yasir Baloch Expands WashU Nephrology’s Social Media Platform with Instagram

Renal Fellow Yasir Baloch Expands WashU Nephrology’s Social Media Platform with Instagram
Yasir Baloch, MBBS, currently in his second year of the WashU Nephrology Fellowship Program, is spearheading the expansion of our division’s social media presence by overseeing our newly launched Instagram account, @WashUNeph.  An image-centric social media platform, Instagram has experienced explosive growth since its inception in 2010.  The photo and video-sharing platform boasts over a […]

WashU Nephrology Celebrates Length of Service Milestones

WashU Nephrology Celebrates Length of Service Milestones
WashU Nephrology celebrated our FY23-24 Length of Service awardees at a luncheon in the Chromalloy Conference Room on June 25, 2024.  Certificates were handed out to 21 individuals marking 5 to 40 years of service in our Division.  (Offsite locations – North County and Forest Park Kidney Center – will have length of service luncheons […]

Researcher Pierre Isnard Rock and Rolls with Benny and the Frogs

Researcher Pierre Isnard Rock and Rolls with Benny and the Frogs
”I’ve always loved listening to music,” says Pierre Isnard, MD, PhD, a pathologist at Necker Hospital in Paris, France, now on leave to study molecular signatures in kidney disease pathologic samples here at WashU Nephrology.  “I started by learning the piano when I was in primary school, then became fascinated by drums and percussion when […]

Fond Farewell to Drs. Hani Suleiman and Ewa Langner

Fond Farewell to Drs. Hani Suleiman and Ewa Langner
WashU Nephrology bids a fond farewell to Hani Suleiman, MD, PhD, who is taking a position as Assistant Professor of Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, with a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Suleiman’s research focuses on podocytopathies, a group of glomerular diseases that affect the kidney’s ability […]