Our Team

We have a dedicated team of clinical researchers and staff that are committed to improving kidney health. To date, our highly productive team has published over 500 papers. The full list can be seen here.


Scientific Director and Co-Founder

Executive Director and Co-Founder

Core Investigators 

Michelle Estrella, MD, MHS

Kirsten Johansen, MD

Chi-Yuan Hsu, MD

Delphine Tuot, MDCM, MAS


Associated Faculty

Carl Grunfeld, MD, PhD

Jade Hiramoto, MD, MAS

Meyeon Park, MD, MAS


Vasantha Jotwani, MD

Raymond Hsu, MD

Scott Bauer, MD, MS




Joshua Lang, MD

Harini Sarathy, MD


Jesse Ikeme (MS4)

Anthony Muiru, MD

William Zhang (MS4)


Alexandra Lee

Sarah Rosenberg-Wohl (MS3)

Sri Lekha Tummalapalli


Statistical Core

Anna Rubinsky, PhD

Eric Vittinghoff, PhD

Rebecca Scherzer, PhD


Operations Core

Operations & Finance

Lab Manager

Project Coordinator