Education and Training
- Fellow in Nephrology, Medicine, Duke University, 2005 - 2008
- Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2005
- M.D., Duke University, 2002
Patzer, R. E., S. Retzloff, J. Buford, J. Gander, T. Browne, H. Jones, M. Ellis, et al. “Community Engagement to Improve Equity in Kidney Transplantation from the Ground Up: the Southeastern Kidney Transplant Coalition.” Current Transplantation Reports 8, no. 4 (December 1, 2021): 324–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40472-021-00346-x.
Li, Xiang, Richard C. Davis, Yuemei Xu, Zehan Wang, Nao Souma, Gina Sotolongo, Jonathan Bell, et al. “Deep learning segmentation of glomeruli on kidney donor frozen sections.” J Med Imaging (Bellingham) 8, no. 6 (November 2021): 067501. https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JMI.8.6.067501.
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 21, no. 6 (June 2021): 2175–87. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16403.
McPherson, Laura J., Elizabeth R. Walker, Yi-Ting Hana Lee, Jennifer C. Gander, Zhensheng Wang, Amber M. Reeves-Daniel, Teri Browne, et al. “Dialysis Facility Profit Status and Early Steps in Kidney Transplantation in the Southeastern United States.” Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 16, no. 6 (June 2021): 926–36. https://doi.org/10.2215/CJN.17691120.
Halpern, Samantha E., Dimitrios Moris, Brian I. Shaw, Samuel J. Kesseli, Mariya L. Samoylova, Miriam Manook, Robin Schmitz, et al. “Definition and Analysis of Textbook Outcome: A Novel Quality Measure in Kidney Transplantation.” World J Surg 45, no. 5 (May 2021): 1504–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-020-05943-y.
DePasquale, Nicole, Matthew J. Ellis, Debra L. Sudan, Patti L. Ephraim, Lisa M. McElroy, Dinushika Mohottige, Clemontina A. Davenport, et al. “African Americans' discussions about living-donor kidney transplants with family or friends: Who, what, and why not?” Clin Transplant 35, no. 4 (April 2021): e14222. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.14222.
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.” Am J Transplant 20, no. 8 (August 2020): 2113–25. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15791.
Halpern, S. E., D. Moris, B. I. Shaw, L. M. McElroy, M. J. Ellis, D. Sudan, S. J. Knechtle, B. H. Collins, and A. S. Barbas. “Textbook Outcome: Definition and Analysis of a Novel Quality Measure in Kidney Transplantation.” In American Journal of Transplantation, 20:987–88, 2020.