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Chrissy Bracht-Ladiero, RN, BSN, and Laura Eggleton, LMSW, Join WashU Nephrology

Chrissy Bracht-Ladiero, RN, BSN, and Laura Eggleton, LMSW, Join WashU Nephrology
WashU Nephrology welcomes two new employees to our team: Chrissy Bracht-Ladiero, RN, BSN, joins us as our Outpatient Clinical Nurse Coordinator at Chromalloy Kidney Center.  After earning her nursing degree in 2012, Chrissy worked at Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Chesterfield, MO, until 2014 and earned her BSN from Southeast Missouri State University shortly thereafter.  She […]

Dr. Monica Chang-Panesso Receives 2023 SSCI Research Scholar Award

Dr. Monica Chang-Panesso Receives 2023 SSCI Research Scholar Award
WashU Nephrology congratulates Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, on receiving the 2023 Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) Research Scholar Award for her proposal titled “Tubular Senescence and Proliferative Capacity of the Aging Kidney.” The SSCI Research Scholar Award is given to developing physician-scientist as they undertake innovative research projects related to internal […]

NKF St. Louis Kidney Walk is ON!

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 […]

Nephrology Fellowship Match 2023

Nephrology Fellowship Match 2023
Washington University Division of Nephrology is thrilled to announce the six physicians who will join our Fellowship Program in July 2023.   Please help us welcome: Atlee Baker, MDOchsner Louisiana State University Health Science CenterHometown: Hagerstown, MDFun Fact:  Atlee enjoys cooking favorites from where he grew up in Maryland but is always willing to try […]

Taking Time for a Little Holiday Competition – Gingerbread Style

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 […]

Special Medical Grand Rounds Welcomes Lecturer Robert Hoover and Celebrates Will Ross’ Career with Portrait

Special Medical Grand Rounds Welcomes Lecturer Robert Hoover and Celebrates Will Ross’ Career with Portrait
The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis hosted an extra special Medical Grand Rounds on December 15, 2022, with the presentation of the Eduardo Slatopolsky Lecture in Renal and Electrolyte Disorders annual lecture followed by a celebration of one of Washington University’s icons. Attendees of the hybrid event were […]

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

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

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 […]