Investigator Profiles

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

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

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology;
Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and 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, School of Medicine: Laboratory Medicine and Pathology;
Adjunct Professor, Department – Nephrology;
Fausto-De Lancey Endowed Chair in Pathology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

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.

Associate Professor;
Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program;
Director, Kidney Heart Service;
Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professorship

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

Pavan K. Bhatraju, MD. MSc. 

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 

Christopher Blosser, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Nephrology;
Fellowship Director, Transplant Nephrology

University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356174
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195

P: 206-598-2844

E: chrisbl@uw.edu

Dr. Ian de Boer

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

Associate Director, Kidney Research Institute;
Professor of Medicine, Nephrology;
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

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

See also, The Freedman Lab

 

P: 206-685-4653

F: 206-685-8661

E: benof@uw.edu

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

Professor;
Interim Medical Director, Harborview Kidney Clinic; Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program;
Medical Director, Northwest Kidney Centers, Scribner

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

P: 206-685-3168

F: 206-326-2785

E: ynhall@uw.edu

Sangeeta R. Hingorani, MD, MPH

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, M.D., F.R.C.P.

Professor;
Section Head, UW Medical Center, Montlake Campus;
Director, School of Medicine MedSci, Urinary System Section, Circulatory Block

University of Washington Medical Center
Box 356174
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98108

P: 509-543-2346

F: 509-685-8661

E: jashleyj@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
(Former) 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;
Director, School of Medicine MedSci, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Course

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

Daniel Lam, MD

Clinical Associate Professor;
Medical Director, Harborview Medical Center Palliative Care Services;
Palliative Care Medical Advisor, Northwest Kidney Centers

Su-In Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, ENG: Computer Science and Engineering;
Associate Professor, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering;
Adjunct Associate Professor, Genome Sciences

Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Box 352350
185 E Stevens Way NE
Seattle, WA 98195

 

P: 206-685-1418

F: 206-543-2969

E: suinlee@cs.washington.edu

Dr. Rajnish Mehrotra

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

Professor of Medicine; Interim Head, Division of Nephrology;
Division of Nephrology Section Chief, Harborview Medical Center;
David S. And Nayda Utterberg Endowed Professorship in Nephrology in Honor of Dr. Rajnish Mehrotra

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

Ari Pollack

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

Seattle Children’s
OC.9.820 – Nephrology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

P: 206-987-2524

E: apollack@uw.edu

David Prince

Research Scientist, Kidney Research Institute

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

P: 2066853547

F: 2066859399

E: dprince@uw.edu

Matthew Rivara, M.D.

Matthew Rivara, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology
Medical Director, Northwest Kidney Centers, Elliott Bay and Broadway

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

John D. Scott, Ph.D.

Edwin G. Krebs-Speights Professor of Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute;
Chair, Department of Pharmacology at University of Washington;
Professor, Pharmacology;
Professor and Chair, Provost, School of Medicine

University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
Box 357750
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195

P: 206-616-3340

F: 206-616-3386

E: scottjdw@uw.edu

Stuart Shankland, M.D., M.B.A., F.R.C.P.

Professor;
(Former) Head, Division of Nephrology;
Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine

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

Ashleigh Theberge, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington;
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Urology

University of Washington
Department of Chemistry
Box 351700
Seattle, WA 98195-1700

P: 206-685-2330

E: abt1@uw.edu

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

Susan P.Y. Wong, M.D.

Susan P. Y. Wong, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

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

F: 206-685-9399

E: spywong@uw.edu

Dr. Mark Wurfel

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

Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine;
Endowed Professorship, DEPARTMENT - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep 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, Dept. of Pharmacy

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

P: 206-685-1075

F: 206-685-9399

E: cathyy@uw.edu

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

Professor of Medicine, Nephrology;
Section Head, VA Puget Sound Health Care System;
Associate Chair for Diversity and Inclusion;
Director, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Center for Transformative Research

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;
Director of Biostatistics, Kidney Research Institute

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