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

September 29, 2022 - "Insights into the pathogenesis of polycystic kidney disease"
Peter C. Harris, PhD
Professor, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

May 2, 2019 - "Kidney disease in African Americans: The genetic basis of a major health disparity"
Martin R. Pollak, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

May 3, 2018 - "Update on Vasopressin V2-Receptor Blockade to Treat Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease"
Vicente Torres, MD, PhD
Professor, Nephrology and Hypertension
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

May 4, 2017 - "Transplant- transmitted infections. Let's talk about communication"
Rachel Miller, MD
Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

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 University
Director of the Clinical Hypertension Program
Cleveland, Ohio

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

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, Texas

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, North Carolina

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, New York

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

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, Florida

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
Chapel Hill, North Carolina