Our Partners

At KHRC, we take pride in our strong national and international collaborations.

KHRC investigators, UCSD, and University of Washington collaborators at the 2018 ASN Annual Kidney Week in San Diego.



University of Alabama, Birmingham

Orlando M. Gutierrez, MD

Associate Professor

Suzanne E. Judd,PhD

Associate Professor


University of California, San Diego

Joachim Ix, MD, MAS, FASN

Chief, Division of Nephrology; Professor of Medicine


University of California, Los Angeles 

Simon B. Ascher, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor and Hospitalist



University of Colorado

Michel Chonchol, MD

Professor, Medicine-renal Med Diseases & Hypertension


Yale University

Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD FACP

Yale University; Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) and of Investigative Medicine;

Director, Program Of Applied Translational Research

Heather Thiessen Philbrook, MMath

Biostatistician, Nephrology division of the School of Medicine


Loyola Medicine

Holly Kramer MD, MPH

Associate Professor; Nephrology; Public Health Sciences


Northwestern Medicine

Frank Palella, MD

Potocsnak Family C.S.C. Research Professorship

Professor in Medicine-Infectious Diseases


Johns Hopkins University

Teresa Chen, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Tufts University School of Medicine

Andrew Levey, MD

Chief, Division of Nephrology; Professor

Lesley A. Inker, MD, MS

Director, Quality Improvement; Associate professor

Mark J. Sarnak, MD, MS

Director of Research; Associate Director, Research Training Program; Professor


University of Minnesota

David Jacobs, PhD

Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health

North Carolina

Duke University

Uptal D. Patel, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Professor in Pediatrics


Wake Forrest School of Medicine

Walter T. Ambrosius, PhD

Director, Design and Analysis Unit

Professor, Biostatistical Sciences

Sticht Center on Aging

Center for Comparative Medicine Research


Cleveland Clinic

Stacey Jolly, MD

Department: Internal Medicine


University of Cincinnati

Mike Bennett, PhD

Director, Biomarker Laboratory

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Oregon State University

Michelle Odden, PhD

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology


University of Pennsylvania

Rajat Deo, MD

Assistant Professor Of Medicine


University of Pittsburgh

Linda Fried, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Chief, Peritoneal Dialysis, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Staff Physician, VA Pittsburgh healthcare System


University of Washington

Nisha Bansal, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology

Ronit Katz, DPhil



Medical College of Wisconsin

Mike Mitchell, MD

Professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Our International Collaborators



McMaster University, London Ontario

Amit Garg, MD, MA, PhD, FRCPC,FACP

Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Professor, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Western Ontario & Division of Nephrology, London Health Sciences Center

Director, London Kidney Clinical Research Unit

Director, [email protected]

Lead, Principal ICES Kidney, Dialysis and Transplant Program


Uppsala University Hospital

Anders Larsson, MD, PhD

Senior Consultant, Professor

Lars-Olof Hansson, MD, PhD

Department of Medical Sciences