Faculty Spotlight: Julio Lamprea Montealegre, MD, PhD, MPH

Two for One: Preventing Heart and Kidney Disease

Most people know that smoking, obesity and physical inactivity increase the likelihood of cardiovascular disease – but chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a stealth member of that infamous posse of risk factors. Cardiologist Julio Lamprea Montealegre, MD, PhD, MPH, is making it his life’s work to educate the community about how CKD portends poor outcomes in heart disease, and to develop effective public health interventions. Read more about him and his work in the Faculty Spotlight here