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

UNC School of Medicine Class of 2016 Selects Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH for Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award

May 9, 2016

UNC Kidney Center’s Dr. Keisha Gibson was recognized by the Class of 2016 with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award at the School of Medicine Commencement this weekend. This award, sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, honors a faculty member “who best demonstrates the Foundation’s ideals of outstanding compassion in the delivery … Continued

Smith Doss & Claude Monnier: Raven Rock Ramble Supporters Share Their Story

April 25, 2016

Dr. Ron Falk sits down with Smith Doss and Claude Monnier, two incredible individuals who support the Raven Rock Ramble in a number of ways, as corporate-level sponsors, volunteers, and participants. The Raven Rock Ramble, which is organized by David Cole, is a 100-mile bike ride which promotes awareness of organ donation issues, and benefits … Continued

Predoctoral Trainee Xiaojuan Li Receives First Place for Data Visualization Contest

April 14, 2016

The inaugural Data Visualization Showcase and Contest at the UNC Health Sciences Library, held on April 5, highlighted UNC students’ work in data visualization in a competitive format. Four students from the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Medicine (SOM) at UNC presented their work, which was assessed by three faculty … Continued