Awards, Honors, & Scientific Contributions

Emaad M. Abdel-Rahman, MBBS

  • American Registry, America’s Most Honored Professionals (Top 5%), 2019
  • Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, 2019
  • Member Steering Committee of American Society of Nephrology (ASN) “Kidney Health Initiative: Prioritizing Symptoms of ESRD Patients for Developing Therapeutic Interventions”
  • UVA Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Award, 2011
  • UVA Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Award, 2008

Rasheed A. Balogun, MD

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America, 2013
  • Board member, American Society for Apheresis, 2013
  • Council member, International Society for Blood Purification, 2013
  • Member, Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2005

Brendan T. Bowman, MD

  • Best Bedside Manner Awards, Our Health Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley Magazine; Second Place, Nephrology, 2018
  • Department of Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, 2017
  • Our Health Magazine Bedside Manner Award; 3rd Place, 2016
  • Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place, 2015
  • Department of Medicine Faculty Clinical Excellence Award, 2015
  • Department of Medicine Fellow of the Year, 2011
  • Arnold Gold Humanism & Professionalism Honor Society Inductee, 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Inductee, 2008

Tushar Chopra, MD

  • William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Grant, ASN Foundation, 2019
  • UVA Recognition of Outstanding Patient Experience, 2019
  • UVA Department of Medicine, Excellence in Clinical Care, 2017

Alden M. Doyle, MD, MS, MPH

  • Harold Cumming Award for Best Overall Clinician – Tulane Medical School, Class of ‘94
  • Harry & Rose Caplovitz Award for Outstanding Student in Internal Medicine, Tulane Medical School, Class of ’94
  • Outstanding Discussion Group Leader Award- Penn Medical School 2001
  • Key ACGME Clinical Faculty University of Pennsylvania 2004-6/30/07
  • Measey Teaching Fellow (15% salary support), University of Pennsylvania 2004-12/2007
  • Penn Pearls Faculty Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • J. Russell Elkinton Faculty Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
  • National Award for Service, President Bharrat Jagdeo, Guyana 2011
  • Top Docs Philadelphia, Castle Connelly 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Philadelphia Super Doctors designation 2012, 2013, 2016
  • Charles Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University 2014
  • Best Doctors, Philadelphia Life Magazine designation 2015
  • Best Doctors in America 2017-18
  • Best Doctors in America 2018-19
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Virginia, Division of Nephrology 2018
  • Award for Excellence in Clinical Care, University of Virginia, Department of Medicine 2018
  • Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation

Uta Erdbruegger, MD

  • Treasurer, International Society of Extracellular Vesicles, 2018
  • Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award, 2017

Shu-Man Fu, MD, PhD

  • Distinguished Basic Investigator Award from American College of Rheumatology, 2013
  • American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Basic Investigator Award, 2012
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Elected Fellow, 2008
  • Department of Medicine Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award, 2007
  • American College of Rheumatology Master Award, 2007

Kambiz Kalantari, MD

  • American Society of Nephrology, Mid-career Award for Teaching Excellence, 2019
  • Jefferson Scholar Foundation, Top UVA Faculty Award, 2018.
  • Mulholland Award for Teaching Excellence in Foundation of Medicine, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Best Doctors in America, 2012-Present
  • Anne Brody and SOM scholarship to attend Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions, 2016
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Virginia, School of Medicine, 2014
  • Member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators, UVA School of Medicine, 2012
  • UVA Department of Medicine Outstanding Educator Award, 2012
  • UVA Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Award, 2007

Sana Khan, MD

  • UVA Department of Medicine Excellence in Clinical Care, 2019
  • UVA Division of Nephrology, Teaching Excellence Award, 2019

Peter Lobo, MD

  • America’s Top Physicians, 2004-2008

Angie Nishio-Lucar, MD

  • UVA Department of Medicine Clinical Care Excellence Award, 2018

Mark D. Okusa, MD

  • Melvin C. Gluck Lecture, Department of Medicine, New York University, NYU-Langone Medical Center, September 3, 2014
  • Elected Councilor, American Society of Nephrology, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2015
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors in America, 2001-2015
  • Elected membership, American Clinical and Climatological Association, 2011
  • Charles D. Swartz, MD, Memorial Lecture, Department of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. May 3, 2011
  • Elected Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 2009
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professor, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, May 2009
  • UVA Department of Medicine Excellence in Mentorship, 2007

Negiin Pourafshar, MD

  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, 2018
  • Travel Award Recipient, Annual Dialysis Conference, 2016
  • Second Place Oral Presentation, Florida Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, 2015
  • Honorable Poster Presentation, Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 2012

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD

  • Best Doctors in America, 2006-2015
  • UVA Medical Center Master Educator Award, 2009
  • Evergreen Award, American College of Physicians, 2008
  • UVA School of Medicine Dean’s Clinical Excellence Award, 2008
  • UVA Department of Medicine, Teaching Excellence Award, 2007, 2008
  • UVA Department of Medicine Attending of the Year, 2006, 2008
  • UVA All University Teaching Award, 2006
  • Membership, Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2006
  • UVA School of Medicine Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2005

Rahul Sharma, PhD

  • National Technology Award, Technology Board, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, 2006

David E. Simmons, Jr., RN

  • Trailblazer Award from National Black Nurses Association, 2013

Karen Warburton, MD

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Academy of Distinguished Educators, 2018
  • University of Virginia Department of Medicine, Award for Excellence in Mentorship, 2018
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians, 2018
  • Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Executive Leadership Program, 2017
  • University of Virginia Division of Nephrology, Nephrology Teaching Excellence Award, 2017
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, 2015
  • Francis Sterling Award for Teaching Excellence, 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, Catherine E. Reynolds Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2010
  • University of Pennsylvania, Renal Fellow Teaching Award, 2004
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Academic Merit Award, 1999

Rasheed A. Balogun, MD

Journal of Clinical Apheresis; Journal of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs, 2013

Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD

Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 2010 – 2013
Clinical Immunology, 2012 – 2013
F1000 Research, 2012 – 2013

Mark D Okusa, MD

Associate Editor, Kidney International, 2012 – 2013
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2010 – 2013
Kidney International, 2007 – 2013
American Journal of Physiology, Renal Physiology, 2004 – 2012
American Journal of Nephrology, 2004 – 2013

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD

American Journal of Kidney Disease (section editor), 2013
Clinical Journal American Society of Nephrology, 2013
Kidney International, 2013
Nephron Clinical Practice, 2013
Co-Director, American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course
Member, Education Executive Committee, American Society of Nephrology
Member, Program Committee, Association of Professors of Medicine
Co-Chair, Annual Meeting Renal Physicians Association
Member, Board of Directors, Renal Physicians Association

Sundararaman Swaminathan, MD

Kidney International, 2013

Rahul Sharma, PhD

Modern Research in Inflammation, 2013
Advances in Medicine: Immunology section, 2013

Emaad Abdel-Rahman

Member, Advisory Board Geriatric Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology
Geriatric Nephrology advisory group and organizing committee
Advances in Geriatric Nephrology scientific committee and course

Michael G. Brown, PhD

Regular Member, Immunity and Host Defense Study Section, NIH

Shu Man Fu, MD, PhD

NIH Arthitis, Connective Tissue and Skin Study Section;
Department of Defense CDMPP review panels on Lupus and on Immunology

Kambiz Kalantari, MD

Member of the Renal Ultrasound Credentialing Committee of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN)

Gilbert R. Kinsey, PharmD, PhD

Member, American Society of Nephrology Grant Review Committee 2014 – present
Member, American Journal of Physiology Renal Physiology Editorial Board 2014 – present

Peter Lobo, MD

Member, International Transplant Society, 1978-present
Member, Southern Society Clinical Investigation, 1979-present
Ad hoc Member, Study Section Natural IgM, NIAID, 2011-present

Mark D Okusa, MD

Councilor, American Society of Nephrology
Member, Acute Kidney Injury Network
Member, NIH/NIDDK-F subcommittee on F-Awards, 2013
Member, Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology, 2009 – Present
Chairman, Program Committee, ASN Annual Meeting, 2011, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Chairman, American Society of Nephrology Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group, 2008 – 2010
Member, Board of Advisors, American Society of Nephrology 2008 – 2010
Member, Program Committee, ASN Annual Meeting, 2007, San Diego, CA
Chairman, Pathobiology Kidney Disease Study Section: ZRG1 DKUS-A (Aug 22, 2011)
Adhoc, NIH/NHLBI Program Project, December 14, 2011
Expert Panel, NIDDK AKI Outcomes: Overcoming the Barriers in Acute Kidney Injury 2015

Didier Portilla, MD

Member, Pathobiology Idney Disease Study Section 2008-2012
Member of the NIH/NIDDL DDK-D Study Section Committee 2013-2017

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD

NIH Special Emphasis Panel ZDK1 GRB-J O2
Co-Director, American Society of Nephrology Board Review Course
Member, Education Executive Committee, American Society of Nephrology
Member, Program Committee, Association of Professors of Medicine
Co-Chair, Annual Meeting Renal Physicians Association
Member, Board of Directors, Renal Physicians Association
Co-director, American Society of Nephrology (ASN) board review course (San Francisco, August 2012)
Member, Education Executive Committee, ASN
Member, Board of Advisors, Renal Physicians Association
Member, Program Committee, Association of Professors of Medicine
Co-organizer (with Mark Okusa) of the 2014 Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (to be held at UVA)