Nephrology fellowship - Fellows

Clinical Fellows

Kate Butler, MD
Medical School: Washington University
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinical Research

Annie Chen, MD
Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Natalie Freidin, MBBS
Medical School: University of Queensland, Australia
Residency: Providence St. Vincent, Portland, OR
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Mallika Gupta, MBBS
Medical School: All Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Residency: University of Colorado
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Abbal Koirala, MBBS
Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Pakistan
Residency: St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Kelly Mazurek, MD
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Center
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Carrie Minnelli, MD
Medical School: Mercer University
Residency: Loma Linda Unviersity Health
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Anupama Nair, MD
Medical School: Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
Residency: Albert Einstien Medical Center
Pathway: Clinician Educator

Research Fellows

Iram Ahmad, MD
Medical School: University of Arizona
Residency: University of Arizona
Endocrinology Fellowship: University of Washington
Home Division: Endocrinology
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Interrelationship among body composition, insulin sensitivity/resistance, and chronic kidney disease; biomarkers of obesity and insulin responsiveness in chronic kidney disease
Research Mentor: Ian de Boer, MD, MS

Zona Batacchi, MD
Medical School: University of West Indies, Jamaica
Residency: Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
Endocrinology Fellowship: University of Washington
Home Division: Endocrinology
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests:Vitamin D Catabolism in Chronic Kidney Disease
Research Mentor: Ian de Boer, MD, MS

Ryan Nagao, PhD
Graduate School: University of Texas, Austin
Home Department: Bioengineering
Research Interests:Recapitulating renal microvasculature in vitro; role of PV1 in permeability and inflammation; effect of calcineurin inhibitors on renal endothelial cells
Research Mentor: Ying Zheng, PhD

Ke Wang, MD
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Boston University Medical Center
Nephrology Fellowship: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Examining risk factors for arteriovenous fistula failure in chronic kidney disease/ESRD population
Research Mentor: Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS

Transplant Fellow

Samuel Chakola, MBBS
Medical School: M.R. Medical College, India
Residency: Mount Auburn Hospital, Boston, MA
Nephrology Fellowship: Temple University

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