Connect and Learn – Tarek Alhamad Discusses Kidney Transplant Injury and Surveillance on NKF Virtual Renal Roundtable

Save the date February 4, 2021, and join the next Virtual Renal Roundtable featuring Tarek Alhamad MD, MS, associate professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and medical director of the Pancreas and Kidney Transplant Programs at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Alhamad will present the topic “Kidney Transplant – Injury and Surveillance” at the 1-hour Zoom webinar. […]

NKF Award of Excellence Presented to Drs. Tarek Alhamad and Jason Wellen

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) honored Tarek Alhamad, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, and Jason Wellen, MD, MBA, associate professor of surgery, with the local chapter’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence.  The awards were presented at the 33rd Annual 2019 NKF Gift of Life Gala, held November 16, 2019 at the […]

NKF Renal Roundtable Dinner and Lecture, Thursday, June 27

There is still time to sign up for the Renal Roundtable Dinner and Lecture, a professional education and networking event sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation, this Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Zodiac at Neiman Marcus, Upper Level, 100 Plaza Frontenac, St. Louis, MO, 6:30-8pm. The roundtable topic of new methods to develop liver […]

Division Welcomes Ellen Criswell and Melissa Rocco

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Ellen Criswell, RN, who joins us as an Inpatient Clinical Nurse Coordinator, and Melissa “Missy” Rocco, MSW, LCSW, who is the new Inpatient Social Worker. Ellen Criswell graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College with an Associates’ Degree in Nursing in 2005.  A hospital RN for the first five years […]

Time to show WU Nephrology Pride and Wash Ur Kidneys! The 2019 NKF Kidney Walk is Almost Here

Jane Stromberg, MSW, and Tingting Li, MD, are once again co-captains of Wash Ur Kidneys, the Washington University nephrology team participating in the annual St. Louis Kidney Walk, to be held 12:30-2 pm, March 24, 2019, at Westport Plaza. The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) sponsors the fundraiser, the nation’s largest walking event.  More than 5,500 […]

NephMadness 2018 Champion is a Real PRO

The final matchup of NephMadness 2018 between Patient-Reported Outcomes and The Untransplantables has been decided. The AJKD Blog blue ribbon panel, in a 6:3 decision, chose Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO) as the winner, which was also the crowd favorite. Dr. Tim Yau, Assistant Professor of Medicine in Nephrology, is the Social Media Editor at AJKD, and […]

Nephrology Update CME Course – March 24

The Nephrology Update Continuing Medical Education course is back for its thirrd year. The course is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with kidney disease. This year, the event will be held at the Auditorium at City Place, 1 Cityplace Drive, St Louis, MO, March 24, 2018, 7:30 – 11:30 am. […]

Dialysis Patient’s Kidney Walk Entourage: Five Years and Growing

Garland Patton, a dialysis patient in the Chromalloy Kidney Center at Washington University, and a group of more than 50 family and friends, turned out for the annual St. Louis National Kidney Foundation (NKF)-sponsored Kidney Walk held April 29, 2017. This was the fifth year in a row that the Patton group took part in the […]

“Celebrate Life and Each Other” – Join the 2017 St. Louis NKF Kidney Walk

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF)-sponsored Kidney Walk is the nation’s largest walking event to raise funds and promote awareness of kidney disease. Walks have been held in over 100 communities, with more than 85,000 participants. This year’s local Kidney Walk will be held April 29, 2017, at Saint Louis University. The Kidney Walk is not […]