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John B. Stokes Renal Physicians Day

Purpose: To update physicians and other nephrology care providers in the new initiatives and advances in nephrology, discuss problems related to the practice of nephrology, and teach new approaches and therapies to treat patients with kidney disease.

Sponsored by: Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine.

Invited Faculty - Keynote Speakers

May 5, 2016 - "Treatment of Hypertension - 2016"
Jackson T. Wright, Jr. MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director of the William T. Dahms MD Clinical Research Unit
Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative at Case Western Reserve
Director of the Clinical Hypertension Program
Cleveland, OH

May 7, 2015 - "Renovascular Hypertension – Where Are We Now?"
Stephen C. Textor, MD
Professor of Medicine and Hypertension
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

May 1, 2014 - "Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis- A “Graduate” Discussion"
Michael Emmett, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Internal Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

May 2, 2013 - "Is Dietary Protein a Risk Factor for Progression of Kidney Disease?"
Thomas D. DuBose, Jr, MD
Tinsley R. Harrison Professor and Chair of Internal Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

May 17, 2012 - "Genetics of Diabetic Nephropathy"
Katalin Susztak, MD
Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Dept of Geriatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

May 5, 2011 - "Prevention of Kidney Stones"
Gary Curham, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

May 6, 2010 - "Disorders of Mineral Metabolism and Survival in Kidney Disease"
Myles S. Wolf, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Miami Nephrology
Coral Gables, FL 

May 7, 2009 - "Update on the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Vasculitis"
Ronald J. Falk, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Director, UNC Kidney Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine