Investigator Profiles

Maryam Afkarian, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 685-3168

F: (206) 685-9399

E: afkarian@uw.edu

Dr. Shreeram Akilesh, an investigator at the Kidney Research Institute in Seattle.

Shreeram Akilesh, M.D., Ph.D.

Acting Instructor in Renal Pathology

University of Washington
Department of Pathology
Box 356100
1959 NE Pacific
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 598-6400

F: (206) 598-3803

E: shreeram@uw.edu

Charles Alpers, M.D.

Professor of Pathology, Adjunct Professor of Medicine

UWMC
Box 356100
Room NE110m
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 598-6409

F: (206) 598-4928

E: calp@uw.edu

Nisha Bansal, M.D., M.A.S.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: 206-221-1801

F: 206-685-9399

E: nbansal@uw.edu

Dr. Ian de Boer

Ian de Boer, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 616-5403

F: (206) 685-9399

E: deboer@uw.edu

KRI investigator Benjamin Freedman

Benjamin Freedman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
UW Medicine Research
850 Republican St
Box 358056
Seattle, WA 98109

P: 206-685-4653

F: 206-685-8661

E: benof@uw.edu

Cecilia M. Giachelli, Ph.D.

Professor of Bioengineering, Adjunct Professor of Oral Biology and Pathology

Dept. of Bioengineering
University of Washington
Box 355061
William H. Foege Building
Room N330L
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 543-0205

F: (206) 616-9763

E: ceci@uw.edu

Yoshio N. Hall, M.D., M.S.

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Affiliate)

Group Health
125 16th Ave E, Suite CSB-2
Seattle, WA 98112

P: (206) 326-3587

F: (206) 326-2785

E: hall.y@ghc.org

Sangeeta R. Hingorani, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Nephrology

Seattle Children's Hospital
A-7931 - Nephrology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

P: (206) 987-2524

F: (206) 987-3120

E: sangeeta.hingorani@seattlechildrens.org

Dr. Irl B. Hirsch, an investigator at the Kidney Research Institute in Seattle.

Irl B. Hirsch, M.D.

Medical Director, Diabetes Care Center, Professor of Medicine, Diabetes Treatment and Teaching Chair

Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
4245 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd Floor
Box 354691
Seattle, WA 98105

P: (206) 598-2482

F: (206) 598-4976

E: ihirsch@uw.edu

Andy Hoofnagle, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine

Dept. of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington
Box 357110
1959 NE Pacific St.
Room NW120
Seattle, WA 98195-7110

P: (206) 598-4005

F: (206) 598-6189

E: ahoof@uw.edu

J Ashley Jefferson

J. Ashley Jefferson, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology; Director, Renal Education

University of Washington Medical Center
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98108

P: (509) 543-2346

F: (509) 685-8661

E: jashleyj@uw.edu

Ronit Katz, D. Phil

Research Associate Professor of Medicine

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: 206-616-4717

F: 206-685-9399

E: rkatz@uw.edu

Edward J. Kelly, Ph.D., investigator at the Kidney Research Institute.

Edward J. Kelly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics

Department of Pharmaceutics
University of Washington
1959 NE Pacific St,
HSB Rm H272,
Box 357610
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 685-4641

F: (206) 543-3204

E: edkelly@uw.edu

Larry Kessler, investigator at the Kidney Research Institute and Chair of the Health Services Department at University of Washington.

Larry Kessler, Sc.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Services, School of Public Health

University of Washington
Department of Health Services
1959 NE Pacific St; H-664; Box 357660
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 543-2703

F: (206) 543-3964

E: kesslerl@uw.edu

Dr. Bryan Kestenbaum

Bryan Kestenbaum, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Medicine, Nephrology & Epidemiology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 685-7343

F: (206) 685-9399

E: brk@uw.edu

Dr. Rajnish Mehrotra

Rajnish Mehrotra, M.D., M.S.

Professor of Medicine; Division of Nephrology Section Chief, Harborview Medical Center

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 744-4933

F: (206) 744-2252

E: rmehrotr@uw.edu

Ann O’Hare, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology; Investigator, VA HSR&D Center of Excellence; Affiliate Investigator, Group Health Research Institute

VA Puget Sound Health Care
Renal Dialysis Unit
Building 100, Room 5B113
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

P: (206) 277-3192

F: (206) 764-2022

E: ann.ohare@va.gov

Dr. Patrick Donald, professor at the University of Washington and an investigator at the Kidney Research Institute.

Donald L. Patrick, Ph.D, MSPH

Director, Seattle Quality of Life Group and Biobehavioral Cancer Prevention and Training Program

Box 359455
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, Washington 98195-9455

P: (206) 685-7252

F: (206) 616-3135

E: donald@uw.edu

Matthew Rivara, M.D.

Matthew Rivara, M.D.

Acting Instructor, Division of Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: 206-221-6911

F: 206-685-9399

E: mbr@uw.edu

Dr. Cassianne Robinson-Cohen

Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 612-4844

F: (206) 685-9399

E: cassyrc@uw.edu

Dr. Baback Roshanravan, an investigator at the Kidney Research Institute.

Baback Roshanravan, M.D., M.S., M.S.P.H

Acting Instructor, Division of Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 616-8574

F: (206) 744-5087

E: broshanr@uw.edu

Stuart Shankland, M.D., M.B.A., FRCP

Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine Professor of Medicine Head, Division of Nephrology

University of Washington Medical Center
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific St.
BB1265
Seattle, WA 98195

P: (206) 543-3792

F: (206) 685-8661

E: stuartjs@uw.edu

Katherine Tuttle, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Nephrology; Executive Director for Research, PMRC/SHC; Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, WWAMI Program, WSU

Providence Medical Research Center
104 W. 5th Avenue
Suite 350E
Spokane, WA 99204

P: (509) 474-4345

F: (509) 474-4325

E: katherine.tuttle@providence.org

Susan P.Y. Wong, M.D.

Susan P. Y. Wong, M.D.

Acting Instructor, Division of Nephrology

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P:

F: 206-685-9399

E: spywong@u.washington.edu

Dr. Mark Wurfel

Mark Wurfel, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

HMC
University of Washington
Box 359640
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 897-5387

F: (206) 897-5392

E: mwurfel@uw.edu

Catherine K. Yeung, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor (Acting); Depts. of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutics

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: (206) 897-4709

F: (206) 685-9399

E: cathyy@uw.edu

Bessie Young-Mielcarek, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Renal Dialysis Unit, 111A
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

P: (206) 277-3586

F: (206) 764-2022

E: youngb@uw.edu

Leila Zelnick

Leila Zelnick, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Kidney Research Institute
University of Washington
Box 359606
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

P: 206-543-2981

F: 206-685-9399

E: LZelnick@UW.edu

Ying Zheng, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering

420 Brotman Bldg.
850 Republican St.
Seattle, WA, 98109

P: (206) 543-3223

F: (206) 685-9399

E: yingzy@uw.edu