Contact Information:
VA Puget Sound Health Care, Renal Dialysis Unit
Building 100, Room 5B113
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: (206) 277-3192
Fax:  (206) 764-2022
ann.ohare@va.gov

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1999-2003)
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Medicine Residency
(1996-99)
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Medical School
(1991-96)
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Site of Practice:
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

 

ann M o'hare, MD

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

Clinical Interests

  • Management of chronic kidney disease in the elderly
  • Palliative and end-of-life care in older adults with kidney disease

Research Interests

  • Chronic kidney disease in the elderly
  • End-of-life care
  • Peripheral arterial disease in chronic kidney disease
  • Vascular access
  • Health services research

Current Research

  • Outcomes among veterans with chronic kidney disease
  • Treatment practices for chronic kdiney disease in older patients
  • End-of-life care in older adults with chronic kidney disease
  • Progression of chronic kidney diseaes in the elderly

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. O'Hare's research publications.

National Responsibilities

  • Chair, Geriatric Nephrology Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology, 2012-2014
  • Member, Geriatric Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-2012
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, Program Committee, 2012-13
  • Member, External Advisory Committee to NIDDK, Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study, 2012-2017
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, Grants Committee, 2007-13
  • Member, KNOD Study Section, Center for Scientifc Review, National Institutes of Health, 2008-2012
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Kidney Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes (KNOD) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, 2005-2008
  • Member, Program Committee, National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, 2007-08; 2011-12
  • Member, CKD Surveillance Advisory Group, Centers for Disease Control, 2007-present
  • Member, Writing Committee, VA Primary Care Guideline for Chronic Kidney Disease, 2006-2008
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, 2005-present
  • Editorial Board Member: CJASN, AJKD, ADvances in Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Kidney Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes (KNOD) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, 2005-2008
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer for The Lancet, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney International, Journal of Vascular Surgery, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, Journal American Medical Association, Archives of Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine

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