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  • Erica Bjornstad Studies Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in Malawi

    New diagnostic tests could offer a quicker diagnosis for impaired kidney function, not only for people in Africa, but in other places with limited resources, as well as disaster events like hurricanes and earthquakes that affect people around the world. In December, 2017, Erica Bjornstad, MD, MPH, a third-year pediatric nephrology fellow, received a funding … Continued

  • Congratulations and Farewell to Jeremy Sorkin, MD–A Nephrology Fellow Reflects on His Time at UNC

    As Dr. Jeremy Sorkin wraps up his fellowship experience with the division of nephrology, he leaves with accolades and a desire to make a meaningful difference in his field. In June, he was voted Best Consultant Award by the UNC Emergency Medicine Residents, and in May, he was inducted into UNC’s Alpha Omega Alpha Honor … Continued

  • Dr. Clay Block Joins Nephrology

    Dr. Clay Block is a professor of medicine in the division of nephrology with interests in clinical reasoning and the relationship/tension between the provision of health care and the administrative and economic constraints placed on providers. As this month’s featured physician in the department of medicine, he explains his return to UNC, how he chose … Continued

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