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    Kshirsagar publishes kidney transplant editorial in JAMA Surgery

    Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, emphasizes the importance of kidney transplants in the editorial Transplant First, Dialysis Last, joined by Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the department of surgery, and David Gerber, MD, from the division of abdominal transplant surgery. Published in JAMA Surgery, the editorial recognizes transplants as being cost-effective with the greatest survival advantage, extending life by 7 … Continued

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    CDC adopts UNC Kidney Center screening tool for chronic kidney disease

    Kidney specialists and public health officials agree, at-risk populations often go untested for chronic kidney disease (CKD) because patients with early CKD have few or no symptoms to indicate kidney damage. Diagnosis at the earliest stage offers the best patient outcomes. Abhi Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and director of the UNC Kidney Center’s … Continued

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    Dr. Keisha Gibson receives nephrology’s Maestro Award

    The annual dinner for nephrology trainees celebrates graduating fellows and recognizes one faculty member who has shown outstanding commitment and excellence in teaching. Erica Bjornstad, MD, MPH, announced this year’s Maestro Award winner at the recent dinner for 2019 graduates, and her speech reflected the collective thoughts and praises for Dr. Keisha Gibson, associate professor … Continued

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