Helen Wijeweera, ANP

Nephrology Nurse Practitioner

  • Phone: 314-362-5365
  • Fax: 314-362-5671

Experience

1993-2000: ICU nurse at John Cochran VA hospital; CCRN certified

2000-2012: Nurse Practitioner at Diabetes and Endocrinology Specialists

2012-present: Nurse practitioner Washington University, Nephrology Division

Mailing Address

Division of Nephrology

  • Mailing Address: 660 S. Euclid Ave., CB 8126
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

  • BS in Nursing and BS/BA in Psychology, Cum Laude: Truman State University, Kirksville, MO (1993)
  • MS in Nursing: Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO (2000)

Board Certifications

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Post graduate Nurse Practitioner certification

Recognition

Honors and Awards

1993
Cum Laude, Truman State University

1996
Sigma Theta Tau

Clinical Interests

Transplant Nephrology: Immunosuppression and management of risk factors for renal disease, including hypertension, dyslipidemia, and diabetes.

Research Interests

Immunosuppression management in kidney transplant patients.

Sub-investigator in multiple multicenter trials for investigational medications for management of Diabetes, including Cardiovascular outcome studies for diabetes and medications for treatment of diabetic Chronic Kidney disease complications.