Nephrology fellowship - Fellows

2013-2014 Nephrology Fellows
2013-14 Fellows

Katrina Carli, MD
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Residency: Saint Mary Medical Center (Chief Resident)
Track: Advanced Clinical
kcarli@uw.edu

Iris De Castro, MD
Medical School: University of Santo Thomas, Phillippines
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Track: Advanced Clinical
icastro@uw.edu

Priyanka Govindan, MD
Medical School: Sri Ramachandra Medical College, India
Residency: University of Connecticut
Track: Advanced Clinical
govindan@uw.edu

Christine Hsu, MD, MS
Medical School: Saint George's University, Grenada, West Indies
Residency (Internal Medicine and Pediatrics): Albany Medical Center, New York
Fellowship (Pediatric Nephrology): Children's Hospital, Seattle
Track: Clinical Research
Research Project: Genetic Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury Remote Ischemic Preconditioning; Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiopulomonary Bypass
Research Mentor: Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
cwhsu8@uw.edu

Christopher Johnson, MD
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: University of Washington
Track: Advanced Clinical
Clinical Interests: Kidney Transplant, Onco-nephrology (including monoclonal gammopathies, stem-cell transplant), Clinical use of ultrasound ckj2101@uw.edu

Noemie Juaire, MD
Medical School: Universite de Sherbrooke Faculty of Medicine, Sherbrooke, QC
Residency: University of Washington
Track: Advanced Clinical
ncj@uw.edu

Daniel Lam, MD
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Palliative Care Fellowship: University of Washington
Track: Advanced Clinical
Clinical Interests: The intersection between nephrology and palliative care
dlam34@uw.edu

Bairbre McNicholas, MD
Medical School: University College Galway, Ireland
Residency: Galway University Hospitals, Ireland
Nephrology Fellowship: National Specialist Registrar, Galway, Ireland
Track: Basic Science (1st year clinical fellow)
bmcnic@uw.edu

Paramita Mukherjee, MD, PhD
Medical School: K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Center, University of Bombay, India
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Basic Science
Research Project: Genetic variations associated with risk for acute kidney injury in the critically ill and assess how these risks may influence development of CKD in the long term
Research Mentor: Mark Wurfel, MD
pmukherj@uw.edu

Matthew Rivara, MD
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Track: Clinical Research (Graduate Student: Masters of Science, Epidemiology)
Research Interests: Cost and comparative effectiveness of different dialysis modalities; Initiaion of dialysis and assessment of uremic symptoms; Biomarkers of oxidative stress and systemic inflammation in hemodialysis patients
Research Mentor: Raj Mehrotra, MD
mbr@uw.edu

Baback Roshanravan, MD, MSPH, MS
Medical School: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Understanding the impact of chronic kidney disease on skeletal muscle metabolism and physical function in order to find effective tools that allow for early intervention strategies aimed at preventing disability and death.
Mentor: Bryan Kestenbaum, MD, MS (Nephrology)
broshanr@uw.edu

Zita Shiue, MD
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Track: Advanced Clinical
zshiue@uw.edu

Bernadette Thomas, MD
Medical School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Pathway: Clinical Research (Graduate Student: Masters of Science, Epidemiology)
Research Project: Study of Regional Patterns of Healthcare Spending and Outcomes in the End Stage Renal Disease Populations
Mentor: Raj Mehrotra, MD (Nephrology)
bathomas@uw.edu

Jimmy Thomas, MD
Medical School: Topiwala National Medical Center, Mumbai, India
Residency: Oklahoma University Health Science Ceter, Oklahoma City, OK
Pathway: Clinician Educator
Clinical Interests: Acute Renal Failure; Critical Care Nephrology
jthomas7@uw.edu

Susan Wong, MD
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Washington
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Healthcare intensity and associated outcomes amond dialysis patients
Research Mentor: Ann O'Hare
spywong@uw.edu

Margaret Yu, MD, MS
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Pathway: Clinical Research
Research Interests: Gender and racial disparities in diabetic nephropathy; Depression and behavioral risk factors for chronic kidney disease (Young); Characteristics of early versus late start dialysis (O'Hare)
Research Mentors: Bessie Young, MD, MPH and Ann O'Hare, MD
mkyu@uw.edu

2013-2014 Transplant Fellow

Ravi Aiyer, MD
Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Residency: Wyckoff Heights Medical Center (Cornell University), Brooklyn, NY
Nephrology Fellowship: University of Florida
raiyer@uw.edu

2013-2014 Dialysis Fellow

Kathryn Treit, MD
Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: University of San Francisco
Nephrology Fellowship: University of Washington
ktreit@uw.edu

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