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Katherine R. Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP, FNKF

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

E: katherine.tuttle@providence.org

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 Executive Director for Research at Providence
Health Care, Co-Principal Investigator of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences and
Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Tuttle earned her medical degree
and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University School of Medicine
in Chicago, Illinois. She was a fellow in Metabolism and Endocrinology at Washington University
in St. Louis, Missouri. Her Nephrology fellowship training was performed at University of Texas
Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Tuttleā€™s major research interests are in clinical and translational science for diabetes and
chronic kidney disease. She has published over 250 original research contributions and served
two terms as Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
and the American Journal of Kidney Disease. Dr. Tuttle has received many honors and awards
including the Medal of Excellence from the American Association of Kidney Patients, Garabed
Eknoyan Award from the National Kidney Foundation, the YWCA Woman of Achievement
Award in Science, and two Outstanding Clinical Faculty Awards at the University of Washington.
Dr. Tuttle served on the Board of Directors for the Kidney Health Initiative and has chaired
numerous kidney and diabetes related working groups and committees for organizations
including the NIDDK/NIH, the National Kidney Foundation, the American Society of Nephrology,
the International Society of Nephrology, and the American Diabetes Association.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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