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Principal Investigator

Jennifer “Jenny” E. Flythe, MD, MPH

Jenny Flythe is a nephrologist and clinical investigator at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Kidney Center and Director of Dialysis Services at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC. She completed medical school at the UNC School of Medicine, Internal Medicine residency training at Oregon Health & Science University, and Nephrology fellowship training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital-Massachusetts General Hospital Combined Program. She earned her Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. She is active in the dialysis and nephrology communities with service on the American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) Dialysis Advisory Group and Quality Committee, two Kidney Health Initiative (public-private partnership between the Food and Drug Administration and ASN) workgroups, and a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) dialysis initiation controversies committee. She is a member of the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, and Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. Her research interests include comparative effectiveness of dialysis treatment interventions, stakeholder engagement, and patient-reported outcomes among individuals undergoing maintenance dialysis. Dr. Flythe’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and Industry.

Former Team Members

Research Coordinator

Adeline Dorough, MPH

Research Assistant

Matthew Tugman, BA

Student Assistant

Simran Singh

Student Assistant

Myra Collins

Student Assistant

Emily Palmiter

Student Assistant

Taya Joseph

Graduate Research Assistant

Johnathan Hilbert, MS