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Katherine Tuttle, M.D.

Regional Co-Principal Investigator, Institute of Translational Health Sciences;
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, University of Washington;
Executive Director for Research, Providence Health Care

Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Health Care
105 W. 8th Avenue
Suite 6050W
Spokane, WA 99204

P: 509-474-4345

F: 509-474-4325


Education and Training

Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Nephrology Fellowship
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX

Medical Residency
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, IL

Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, IL

Research Interests

Katherine R. Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP, FNKF, is the Executive Director for Research at Providence Health Care, Spokane, Washington and the Regional Co-Principal Investigator for the Institute of Translational Health Sciences and Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Nephrology Division at the University Of Washington.

Dr. Tuttle has been a Chair for numerous major initiatives and programs, including: Institutional Review Board - Spokane (1999-2012), National Kidney Foundation - Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (2004-2012), National Diabetes Education Program (2006-2011), Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Consensus Conference of the American Diabetes Association (2014), National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Awards (2014), International Society of Nephrology - World Congress of Nephrology (2017), Kidney Health Initiative Stakeholders Annual meeting (2017-2018). She has received numerous honors and awards such as the Garabed Eknoyan Award from the National Kidney Foundation (2017), the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award in Science (2009), and two Outstanding Clinical Faculty Awards at the University of Washington (1992, 2012). Dr. Tuttle serves on the Board of Directors for the Kidney Health Initiative and was Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology from 2011-2016. Her major research interests are in clinical and translational science, diabetic kidney disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and community engagement.


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