Vandana Dua Niyyar is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Emory
University and President-Elect of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN). Dr. Niyyar’s clinical interests center on kidney failure, with specific expertise in dealing with hemodialysis vascular access and renal ultrasonography. She is passionate about promoting multidisciplinary collaboration in research and education in the field of vascular access; with the ultimate goal of optimizing access care and processes for dialysis
patients. Dr. Niyyar enjoys teaching and has taught numerous didactic presentations and hands-on training workshops regionally, nationally, and internationally. In 2019, Dr. Niyyar received the ASDIN Distinguished Service Award for her contributions to the field of dialysis access and the Emory Nanette Wenger Service Award for implementing protocols for vascular access preservation for patients with CKD and in 2020, she was the recipient of the American Society of Nephrology Mid-Career Distinguished Clinical Service Award.
This year, we honor Dr.Niyyar for the 2020 ANIO Award for Clinical Excellence