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Emory faculty and trainees awarded at SSCI meeting

Emory University Department of Medicine faculty and trainees were well represented on the awards stand at the 2017 Southern Society of Clinical Investigation (SSCI) meeting. Congratulations to all award winners and special presenters. Infectious Diseases Valeria…


Featured Researcher: Robert Hoover (Renal Medicine)

Meet Featured Researcher Robert Hoover, Jr., MD. Dr. Hoover is an associate professor of medicine in the Emory Division of Renal Medicine (Nephrology) who studies the regulation of thiazide-sensitive sodium chloride (rNCC) co-transporters in various models of…


Undergraduates in Emory Renal Research attend NIDDK KUH conference

Summer Undergraduate Program in Emory Renal Research (SUPERR) students recently attended the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Division of Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Diseases (NIDDK KUH) Research Symposium at Mayo Clinic…


Emory Kidney MAPS team participates in health fair

The Emory University School of Medicine chapter of Kidney MAPS, sponsored by the Division of Renal Medicine, held their first health fair of the year on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Carrie Steele-Pitts Home….


Anju Oommen recently certified as “Specialist in Clinical Hypertension”

Emory Division of Renal Medicine faculty member Anju Oommen, MD was recently certified as an American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Specialist in Clinical Hypertension. The Specialist in Clinical Hypertension certification (ASH-SCH) identifies and recognizes physicians with expert skills…


Emory nephrology team raises more than $5,000 for Kidney Walk

Emory’s dialysis team recently participated in the National Kidney Foundation’s annual Kidney Walk at Turner Field. The team raised more than $5,000 to help fund life-saving programs that educate and support patients, their families, and those at risk of kidney disease….



Educator Spotlight: Ali Kashkouli, MD (Renal Medicine)

Ali Kashkouli, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Renal Medicine and has recently been named assistant chief of nephrology at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. He completed his undergraduate work…