Education and Training
- Fellow in Nephrology, Medicine, Duke University, 2005 - 2008
- Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2005
- M.D., Duke University, 2002
Boulware, L Ebony, Debra L. Sudan, Tara S. Strigo, Patti L. Ephraim, Clemontina A. Davenport, Jane F. Pendergast, Iris Pounds, et al. “Transplant social worker and donor financial assistance to increase living donor kidney transplants among African Americans: The TALKS Study, a randomized comparative effectiveness trial.” Am J Transplant, November 19, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16403.
Patzer, Rachel E., Laura McPherson, Zhensheng Wang, Laura C. Plantinga, Sudeshna Paul, Matthew Ellis, Derek A. DuBay, et al. “Dialysis facility referral and start of evaluation for kidney transplantation among patients treated with dialysis in the Southeastern United States.” American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 20, no. 8 (August 2020): 2113–25. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15791.
Roth, Alvin E., Ignazio R. Marino, Obi Ekwenna, Ty B. Dunn, Siegfredo R. Paloyo, Miguel Tan, Ricardo Correa-Rotter, et al. “Global Kidney Exchange Should Expand Wisely.” Transplant International : Official Journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, May 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/tri.13656.
Cabacungan, Ashley N., Matthew J. Ellis, Debra Sudan, Tara S. Strigo, Iris Pounds, Jennie A. Riley, Margaret Falkovic, et al. “Associations of perceived information adequacy and knowledge with pursuit of live donor kidney transplants and living donor inquiries among African American transplant candidates.” Clinical Transplantation 34, no. 3 (March 2, 2020): e13799. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13799.
Cabacungan, A. N., C. J. Diamantidis, J. St Clair Russell, T. S. Strigo, I. Pounds, A. Alkon, J. A. Riley, et al. “Development of a Telehealth Intervention to Improve Access to Live Donor Kidney Transplantation.” Transplant Proc 51, no. 3 (April 2019): 665–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.12.032.
Ellis, M. J., B. H. Collins, B. Ezekian, and S. J. Knechtle. “Medical evaluation of the living donor.” In Kidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice, 104–14, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-53186-3.00007-3.
Abbes, Sarah, Ara Metjian, Alice Gray, Tereza Martinu, Laurie Snyder, Dong-Feng Chen, Matthew Ellis, Gowthami M. Arepally, and Oluwatoyosi Onwuemene. “Human Leukocyte Antigen Sensitization in Solid Organ Transplantation: A Primer on Terminology, Testing, and Clinical Significance for the Apheresis Practitioner.” Ther Apher Dial 21, no. 5 (October 2017): 441–50. https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-9987.12570.
Davis, Bradley, Daniele Marin, Lynne M. Hurwitz, James Ronald, Matthew J. Ellis, Kadiyala V. Ravindra, Bradley H. Collins, and Charles Y. Kim. “Application of a Novel CT-Based Iliac Artery Calcification Scoring System for Predicting Renal Transplant Outcomes.” Ajr Am J Roentgenol 206, no. 2 (February 2016): 436–41. https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.15.14794.
Strigo, Tara S., Patti L. Ephraim, Iris Pounds, Felicia Hill-Briggs, Linda Darrell, Matthew Ellis, Debra Sudan, et al. “The TALKS study to improve communication, logistical, and financial barriers to live donor kidney transplantation in African Americans: protocol of a randomized clinical trial.” Bmc Nephrol 16 (October 9, 2015): 160. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12882-015-0153-y.