WashU Transplant Nephrology/BJH Transplant Present at American Transplant Congress 2022

WashU Nephrology Transplant and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Transplant will be well-represented at the 2022 American Transplant Congress (ATC) being held virtually and in-person June 4-8 in Boston, MA.  A joint annual meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the ATC provides transplant professionals the opportunity to present and discuss […]

Renal Fellows Reflect on Year One as They Look to the Future

It’s been an eventful year of learning, hard work, and battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  As new fellows are welcomed into the WashU Nephrology training program, two of our second-year fellows – Drs. Gonzalo Matzumura and Sana Javeed Shaikh – reflect on their time here in the division and in St. Louis. Gonzalo, born and raised […]

Paul Roberson takes Helm from Retiring Rick Hasamear as Manager of Technical Services for Dialysis Operations at Chromalloy

WashU Nephrology congratulates Paul Roberson, Chromalloy Kidney Center’s new manager of technical services for dialysis operation, as we also wish a happy retirement to Patrick (Rick) Hasamear.  Roberson has worked at Chromalloy for 37 years and is taking the helm from Hasamear, who is a 35-year Chromalloy veteran. Paul Roberson has an associate in applied […]

WashU Nephrology Working Behind the Scenes – from Home

Business as Usual While healthcare workers on the front line have gotten much-deserved attention as they care forpatients during the COVID-19 crisis, there are also many WashU Nephrology members who are working hard behind the scenes to keep the division up and running. Barbara Schmaltz, BSN, RN, nurse manager of the Renal Outpatient Office, and […]


Doctors walking in hallway

Being Prepared Even before the first COVID-19 positive patient was identified in the St. Louis area, the Division of Nephrology was preparing for the coming crisis knowing that it would be a matter of when it would happen, not if it would happen. The Division had a unified goal: continue to deliver superb clinical care […]

Generosity is Contagious – and Global

Colleague to Colleague to Friend Jason Mills, MD, PhD, Washington University Division of Gastroenterology, has generously donated 600 high quality surgical masks to his good friend Sanjay Jain, MD, PhD, here in the Division of Nephrology.  Dr. Mills was passing on the gift of the much-needed PPE that he himself had received from an overseas […]

Working Together to Tackle Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

With the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our patients, faculty, staff and families are our primary concern.  By working together, the Division of Nephrology is tackling this crisis. “I am heartened that in the face of uncertainty we as a division are showing great resolve and resiliency,” says division […]