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Meyeon Park, MD receives UCSF Award!

December 12, 2014
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KHRC Team Annoucements

July 11, 2014
Dr. Meyeon Park was one of two awardees selected for the 2013 UCSF Department of Medicine Pilot Funding for Centers of Excellence and Patient Research Award.

Dr. Carmen Peralta Selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Award Winner

May 20, 2014
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced 10 winners of its first-ever RWJF Young Leader Awards. The award recognizes leaders who are ages 40 or under for their exceptional contributions to improving the health of the nation. The awards also signal the winners’ strong potential for...

Innovative Latina Doctor Among ‘Young Leader’ Honorees: Carmen Peralta, MD, MAS

May 15, 2014
*/ /*-->*/ */ /*-->*/ Dr. Carmen Peralta was featured in a SaludToday Blog Post. Full article can be found here.

Nickens Faculty Fellowship awarded

May 15, 2014
UCSF’s Carmen Peralta is honored for her work in the field of racial and ethnic differences in kidney disease detection, progression and complications.

HIV drug tenofovir increases risk of kidney damage

May 15, 2014
AIDS patient Douglas Sharpe takes one day at a time Friday February 17, 2012. Patients who take tenofovir, one of the most widely prescribed drugs given to HIV-positive people to prevent AIDS, have an increased risk of kidney damage and chronic kidney disease.   Read the full article here.

Helping Hands: For one doctor, reducing high kidney disease rates among Latinos is life’s work

May 15, 2014
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