Clinical Interests:

  • Acute renal failure.

Research Interests:

  • Mechanisms of renal microvascular endothelial cell dysfunction following injury with an emphasis on ischemia-reperfusion injury.


  • Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cell Biology of Acute Kidney Injury
Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Nephrology
1999 - current

Assistant Scientist, Nephrology
1998 - 1999

Fellow, Nephrology
1996 - 1999

Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
1995 - 1996

Resident, Internal Medicine
1992 - 1995

Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Medicine (past)

MD, Indiana University, 1992
PhD, Indiana University, Physiology, 1990
BS, Indiana University Bloomington, Biochemistry, 1985

Diplomate (Nephrology), American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1995

J. Donald Hubbard Award (Pathology), Indiana University, 1992

John B. Hickham Award (Internal Medicine), Indiana University, 1992

Upjohn Academic Achievement Award (Medicine), Indiana University, 1992

Merck Manual Award (Medicine), Indiana University, 1991

Alpha Omega Alpha, Indiana University, 1991

E.B. Rinker Scholar (Medicine), Indiana University, 1990-1992

Life and Health Insurance Medical Research Combined Degree Fellow, American United Life, 1989-1992

AHA Predoctoral Fellow, American Heart Association - Indiana Affiliate, 1987-1989

Theodore Abercrombie Scholar (Medicine), Indiana University, 1987

Medical Scientist Scholar (Medicine), Indiana University, 1987

Joseph B. Schwartzkopf Award (Chemistry), Indiana University, 1985

Harry G. Day Scholar (Chemistry), Indiana University, 1984

Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University, 1984

RJ Grim Scholar (Chemistry), Indiana University, 1983

Distinguished Scholar, Indiana University, 1981

American College of Physicians
American Society for Cell Biology
American Society of Nephrology
International Society of Nephrology