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MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Medical complications of renal transplantation

EDUCATION:

BA
Psychobiology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

1979

MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

1983

Medical Intern and Resident
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1983-1986

Clinical Nephrology Fellow
University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1987-1988

Research Nephrology Fellow

1988-1991

APPOINTMENTS:

Instructor
Department of Medicine, Section of General Medicine
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1986-1987

Instructor
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1992-1994

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Committee on Pharmacology
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1994-2001

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Committee on Pharmacology
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2001- 2006

Professor
Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Committee on Pharmacology
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2006 -

CERTIFICATION:

National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomate

May 1984

American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate

September 1986

American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate in Nephrology,

November 1990, 2000, 2010

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American College of Physicians
    Elected as Fellow 1996
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation of Illinois
    Medical Advisory Board
  • National Kidney Foundation
    Council on Renal Transplantation
  • American Medical Woman's Association
  • American Society of Transplant Physicians
  • Women in Nephrology
  • American Society of Hypertension

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Phi Beta Kappa

1979

Summa Cum Laude

1979

Graduation with Distinction

1979

National Institute of Mental Health Grant

1980

Resident Study Grant: London School and Hospital for Tropical Hygiene

1985

NIH Training Grant DKO 7510-02

7/88-6/89

American Heart Association of Metropolitan Chicago Fellowship Award

7/89-7/91

Selected to attend the senior women in medicine professional development seminar,

7/10/99-7/12/99

Designated by the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) as an ASH Specialist in Clinical Hypertension

10/99

University of Chicago Department of Medicine, Excellence in Medical Education and Clinical Care Award 2007

Received the 2008 National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Community Leadership Award