Contact Information:
University of Washington
Division of Nephrology
Box 356521
1959 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: (206) 543-3792
Fax:  (206) 685-8661

Education and Training:
Masters in Business Administration
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Nephrology Fellowship (1991-94)
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Medicine Residency
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

Medical School (1978-83)
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

Site of Practice:
University of Washington Medical Center


stuart j shankland Md MBA frcp

Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Nephrology

Clinical Interests

  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Diabetic kidney disease
  • Proteinuria

Research Interests

  • Podocyte biology in normal and diseased states
  • Cell cycle proteins in kidney disease
  • Molecular and cellular events in diabetic kidney disease
  • Mechanisms of proteinuria

Learn more about Stuart Shankland's research


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


  • Fellow, American Heart Association (FAHA), 2006
  • Member, Assoication of American Physicians, 2006
  • Fellow, American Society of Nephrology (FASN), 2005
  • Member, American Society for Clinical Investigators, 2000
  • Fellow, American Chandlos Award, British Renal Association, 1998
  • University of Toronto Post-Graduate Fellowship Award (The Chisolm Memorial Award), Canada 1992

National and International Responsibilities

  • Editorial Board, Seminar in Nephrology, 2007-present
  • American Society of Nephrology Program Director Executive Committee, 2006-present
  • International Podocyte Conference Organizing Committee, 2004-present
  • Chair, International Podocyte Conference, 2004
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, NIH Consensus on Glomerular Disease, 2004-05
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, International Congress of Nephrology, 2002-05
  • American Society of Nephrology Scientific Program Committee, 2002
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2001-06
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, World Congress of Nephrology, 2001-04
  • Editorial Board, Kidney International, 2000-present

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