ANIO Award for Academic Excellence- 2022

This year ANIO congratulates Dr Nisha Bansal for the award for academic excellence. Nisha Bansal MD MAS is a Professor and the holder of the Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professorship in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington (UW). She is also an investigator in the Kidney Research Institute, the Director of Nephrology Clinical and Research Education and the Director of the Kidney-Heart Service at UW. Dr. Bansal completed college at Brown University, her medical degree at the University of Connecticut, and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Research at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Tufts Medical Center, followed by completion of nephrology fellowship at UCSF.

Dr. Bansal’s research program consists of clinical, patient-oriented studies to understand the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, cardiac arrythmias and heart failure in patients with chronic kidney disease and those treated with dialysis. She has published extensively in top journals and her work has been cited in clinical practice guidelines and at national meetings. Dr. Bansal continues to have an active grant portfolio with continuous NIH funding since her nephrology fellowship. Dr. Bansal is also a dedicated mentor and has been the recipient of local mentoring awards. She is particularly passionate about mentoring future generations of women physician-scientists.

Please join us for the award ceremony at ASN-Kidney Week on Nov 3rd, Thursday at 7pm Hyatt Regency Orlando ( Orlando Ballroom L/M), Orlando, Florida.

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