Joseph Lunyera and Clarissa Diamantidis, published important work about psychosocial factors and kidney health in Black Americans in CJASN
Lunyera reports on American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week Meeting, which took place Tuesday, October 31 - Sunday, November 5, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
A note from Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, on the upcoming Triangle Kidney Walk which takes place November 12.
The Division of General Internal Medicine announces the 2nd annual GIM Excellence Award winners.
Already the newest systematic review from the Durham VA Evidence Synthesis Program boasts an Altmetrics “attention score” of 140 (as of 1/8/17). Amongst several Duke authors for this publication, two represent DGIM: Dr. Clarissa Diamantidis and senior author, Dr. John Williams.
Dr. Diamantidis, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke General Internal Medicine, reports on recent American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week event.
Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, was recently selected by the
Clarissa Jonas Diamantidis, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (General Internal Medicine and Nephrology), started her residency at Duke focused on cardiology.
“My father was a Black-Hispanic cardiologist with an interest in health disparities and access to care,” she says, “and I was intent on following in his footsteps.”
However, during nephrology rounds she became fascinated with kidney disease. Her first visit to a dialysis unit sealed the deal: “It was full of black patients hooked up to ominous-looking machines, with a striking deficiency of white patients. At that moment, I decided I wanted to study nephrology.”