Event Details
Event Title Medicine Grand Rounds: Schulman Lectureship - Diabetic Kidney Disease: Circa 2019
Groups Nephrology and Hypertension
Event Start Date 09/26/2019 08:00 AM
Event Duration 1 hour
Location 208 Light Hall
Speaker Katherine R. Tuttle, M.D.
Event Details Katherine R. Tuttle, MD, FASN, FACP, FNKF, is the Executive Director for Research at Providence Health Care, Co-Principal Investigator of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, and Professor of Medicine at the Kidney Research Institute and the University of Washington. Dr. Tuttle earned her medical degree and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. She was a fellow in Metabolism and Endocrinology at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Her Nephrology fellowship training was performed at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Tuttle’s major research interests are in the areas of clinical and translational science and precision medicine strategies to tackle diabetes and chronic kidney disease. She has been Associate Editor for the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Journal of Kidney Disease. Dr. Tuttle serves on the Board of Directors for the Kidney Health Initiative and has chaired numerous national and international programs including: National Kidney Foundation - Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative for Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease, National Diabetes Education Program, American Diabetes Association Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Consensus Conference, National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Awards, International Society of Nephrology - World Congress of Nephrology, and the Kidney Health Initiative annual program. Dr. Tuttle has received many honors and awards including the Garbed Eknoyan Award from the National Kidney Foundation, the YWCA Woman of Achievement Award in Science, and two Outstanding Clinical Faculty Awards at the University of Washington.
Credit Hours yes
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Meals No
Refreshments Yes
Sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine; Department of Medicine. Vanderbilt School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of Vanderbilt School of Medicine that participants in CME activities be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the planner’s involvement and speaker’s presentation(s). Each planner and speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement; these relationships will be disclosed to the audience. This educational activity received no commercial support.
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