Lauryn’s Kidney Story

April 27, 2018

At the age of 4, Lauryn Mulder was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease known as IgA vasculitis. In the years that followed, she required a variety of medications, frequent blood work and regular clinic visits with her pediatric nephrologists at the UNC Kidney Center. For a while, efforts to preserve her kidney function were successful. But … Continued

Meet the Nephrology Trainees: Kiri Bagley, MD, MPH

March 2, 2018

Dr. Kiri Bagley is a first year fellow in pediatric nephrology. Kiri Bagley, MD, MPH Education MD/MPH: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2009-2014 Pediatric Residency: University of North Carolina, 2014-2017 Hometown Sunbury, NC Hobbies and Interests I enjoy spending free time outdoors, particularly hiking and biking. I also love to bake. I enjoy traveling … Continued

GDCN Hosts 31st Annual Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Michelle Hladunewich

June 15, 2017

The GDCN was established in 1985 as a means of enhancing communication and research efforts between community nephrology offices, academic nephrology & pathology departments, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Its purpose is to learn more about the causes and pathogenesis of glomerular diseases, as well as to find … Continued

Celeste Castillo Lee Will Be Remembered for Her Work in Patient Engagement

January 23, 2017

Celeste Castillo Lee shared her work in patient engagement with the University of North Carolina in October and November of 2016; she gave a presentation at UNC Nephrology Grand Rounds as well as an interview with Dr. Ron Falk in an audio podcast. Celeste shared her personal journey with end stage kidney disease, her path … Continued

Meet the Nephrology Research Trainees: Shakia Hardy, MPH, CPH

December 7, 2016

The UNC Kidney Center training program provides research training opportunities for epidemiological, clinical, basic and translational research in kidney disease. The current research trainees at the Kidney Center are Magdalene Assimon, PharmD, Shakia Hardy, MPH, CPH, Britta Jones, PhD, and Xiaojuan Li, MSPH. Each will be featured here so you can learn more about them … Continued

Meet the 2016 Incoming Nephrology Trainees

September 30, 2016

The UNC Kidney Center welcomes new trainees who recently began their nephrology training. Over the next few weeks, we will highlight each trainee; featured here is Dr. Roshni Radhakrishna. Roshni Radhakrishna, MD Education MD: Government Medical College, Trivandrum in Kerala, India: 2009 Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse: 2016 Hometown Alleppey in Kerala, India Hobbies … Continued

Lindsay’s Gift

September 7, 2016

An article published on the Higher Education Works Foundation highlights the kidney transplant story of UNC patient Kevin Howell and donor Lindsay Recchie. Howell, who is the Senior Vice President of External Affairs for the UNC system, is a patient of Dr. Falk. When he needed a kidney transplant, Lindsay Recchie, also a UNC system … Continued

UNC Kidney Center Welcomes New Faculty Member John Poulton, PhD

August 25, 2016

John Poulton, PhD, has joined the UNC Kidney Center faculty to work in basic science research in kidney diseases. Dr. Poulton attended Florida State University as an undergraduate and for his graduate work, and recently completed his postdoctoral fellowship at UNC. He answers some questions here about his background and his research. Where are you … Continued

Dorey Glenn, MD Evaluates Perceptions of the Pediatric Nephrology Workforce in World-Wide Study

July 27, 2016

This publication described the results from a web-based survey sent to members of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA). Responses came from 71 countries representing multiple regions around the globe including Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe, Latin America, and North America. It is the first study that looks at this specific workforce from the perspectives … Continued

Graduating Fellows Embark on their Careers as Nephrologists

July 19, 2016

UNC Kidney Center Nephrology fellows recently celebrated the completion of their subspecialty training. Graduates include Shannon Mahoney, MD, Liz Upton, MD, Monica Reynolds, MD, Dorey Glenn, MD, and Youngho Kim, MD. Here, the graduating fellows share where they’re heading next. Dr. Mahoney will be staying at the UNC Kidney Center to do more GN research. … Continued