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 

Scientific Director and Co-Founder


 Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS

Co-Director and Co-Founder


 Michelle Estrella, MD, MHS




Director of Biostatistics 


Operations and Finance Manager



Core Investigators 

Associated Faculty 



Statisical Core

Operations Core

Judy Shigenaga, BS

Lab Manager

Krista Navarra, MPH

Research Associate