Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356174
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: (206) 598-4615
Fax:  (206) 598-2105

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1997-2000)
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Nephrology Fellowship (1993-97)
Belfast City Hospital
Belfast, N. Ireland

Medicine Residency (1989-93)
Royal Victoria Hospital & Coleraine Hospital
Belfast, N. Ireland

Medical School, MB.BCh.(1984-89)
Queen's University of Belfast Medical School
Belfast, N. Ireland

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center


J ashley jefferson MD Frcp

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Associate Program Director for Education, Nephrology Fellowship Training Program

Clinical Interests

  • Glomerular disease and proteinuria
  • Familial renal disease
  • Electrolyte disorders

Research Interests

  • Glomerular diseaes and proteinuria

Current Research

  • Role of VEGF in proteinuria
  • NEPTUNE consortium (NCTB120900)

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Jefferson's recent research publications (search Jefferson JA)


  • Teacher of the Year, UWMC, Division of Nephrology, 2002-03, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2009-10
  • Franklin McDonald MD Research Fellowship, National Kidney Foundation, 1999-2000
  • Chief Fellow, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1999-2000
  • Northern Ireland Kidney Research Fellow, 1993-95

International and National Responsibilities

  • Member, American Society of Nephrology
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Physicians (London)

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