Former UCSD Nephrology fellow, and current faculty within our Division, Dr. Alison Potok has been awarded an NIDDK K23 grant! Alison will focus her research on the Clinical Applications of the Difference in Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate by Cystatin C vs. Creatinine, for Prognosis in the Long Term and Drug Dosing in the Short Term. This is such an important milestone for Alison- our Division is incredibly proud of her!
Nephrology research fellow, Jon Cheng, was recently awarded an NIH Loan Repayment grant funded by the NIDDK!
This past May Dr. Cheryl Anderson was honored with the inaugural UC San Diego Health Sciences Women Leadership Award.
A huge congrats to Drs Dena Rifkin, Joseph Abdelmalek, and Tyler Woodell for receiving the Chief Medical Resident Award this year! Each year, the internal medicine chief medical residents choose faculty that they wish to honor and recognize for their teaching contributions to the housestaff. Seven such awards are given annually, one for each chief resident.
Congratulations to Jon Cheng on his acceptance into the UCSD Improving the Health of Aging Women and Men T32 Program! Jon will study free vitamin D and cardiovascular disease under the mentoship of Drs Joachim Ix, Charles Ginsberg, and Andrea LaCroix.
Navidea Biopharmaceuticals recently posted a press release announcing an NIH grant award to Dr. Charles Ginsberg and other UCSD colleagues for the "Clinical Study Evaluating Tc99m Tilmanocept as a Kidney Imaging Agent."
Thanks to Dr. Bethany Karl's hard work and commitment, UC San Diego Nephrology now supports wRVU lactation accommodation for new doctor moms. A physician mom returning from maternity leave will be supported with 3 wRVUs per one 30-minute block during a 1/2 day ambulatory clinic reserved for lactation.
Former UCSD Nephrology Fellow and current Assistant Professor, Dr. Charles Ginsberg, received a Notice of Grant Award for his first NIH/NIDDK R01. Dr. Ginsberg will partner with UCSD Radiation Medicine colleagues to evaluate the utility of tilmanocept imaging for the early diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy.
Dr Prabhleen Singh was recently awarded a Senior Clinical Scientist grant from the VA. In addition, her VA Merit Award "Renal Oxygenation and Mitochondrial Function in the Pathophysiology of Kidney Disease" was renewed for an additional 6 years! Congrats Dr. Singh!
With a lot of pride and excitement we congratulate Dr. Cheryl Anderson, Dean of the School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science here at UC San Diego, for being the Health Sciences recipient of the 2020 UC San Diego Inclusive Excellence Award. Our Division is very proud of Dr. Anderson's commitment and contribution to a more inclusive, equitable, and diverse community at UC San Diego!
Dr. Tyler Woodell is the recipient of the 2020 Chief Resident Teaching Award from the Internal Medicine graduating chief medical residents. This is a terrific honor, as it represents the Chiefs' choice for the one faculty member for the inspiration, guidance, and mentorship they provided throughout their 4 years in their residency program. Congratulations Dr. Woodell!
Dr. Cheryl Anderson was recently named founding dean of the School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego. Part of our faculty, and mentor to several of our fellows, our Division is proud of Dr. Anderson's new appointment.
UC San Diego Health recently ranked No. 1 among hospitals in San Diego, and among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Also in the 2020 report,10 Adult Specialties within the UC San Diego Health System were Nationally Ranked, including Nephrology.