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Advisory Board Members

Glenn Chertow, MD, MPH

Medical Advisor

Dr. Chertow is Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology, at Stanford University School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty at Stanford, Dr. Chertow served with distinction on the faculties at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School (1995-98) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) (1998-2007). Dr. Chertow has established a successful career as a clinical investigator and continues to maintain a productive research program focused on improving care for persons with acute and chronic kidney disease (CKD).  Recent projects include several NIDDK-sponsored initiatives: Acute Renal Failure Trials Network (ATN) Study, the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) Special Studies Center in Nutrition, the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study and the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) study. Dr. Chertow was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation in 2004 and appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation in 2007.  He was Vice Chair and member of two workgroups for the Kidney Disease Quality Outcomes Initiative (K/DOQI) and Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Chertow has received his BA from University of Pennsylvania, MD from Harvard Medical School, MPH from Harvard School of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, board certification in nephrology from the American Board of Internal Medicine, and his residency and fellowship from Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. He has received multiple honors and awards, including National Torchbearer Award from the American Kidney Fund, STAR Award from the UCSF Medical Center, Mentor of the Year from the Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium, “Top Doctors in Bay Area designation,” from the American Society of Clinical Investigation, and the Presidents Award from the National Kidney Foundation.