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.


 Michael G. Shlipak, MD, MPH 

Co-Founder and Scientific Director


 Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS

Co-Founder and Senior Advisor


 Michelle Estrella, MD, MHS

Executive Director 



Director of Biostatistics 


Operations and Finance Director

Associated Faculty 


Junior Faculty

Post-Doctorates and Students (Residents, Fellows, PhDs, Medical Students)



Statisical Core

Laboratory Core

Judy Shigenaga, BS

Lab Manager

Kasey Campos, BS

Lab Technician

Trenton Hall, BA

Lab Technician

David Ma, BS

Lab Technician