URRENT PINION Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension was launched in 1992. It is part of a successful series of review journals whose unique format is designed to provide a systematic and critical assessment of the literature as presented in the many primary journals. The field of nephrology and hypertension is divided into 12 sections that are each reviewed once a year. Each section is assigned a Section Editor, a leading authority in the area, who identifies the most important topics at that time. Here we are pleased to introduce the Section Editors for this issue. SECTION EDITORS School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts Uni- versity. Dr Jaber has extensive expertise in dialysis Nancy J. Brown device-related research, translational and outcomes research in acute kidney injury. He has also made important contributions to evidence-based medi- Nancy J. Brown is Hugh Jackson cine by conducting systematic reviews and meta- Morgan Professor of Medicine analyses on the prevention and treatment of acute and Pharmacology, and Chair kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. and Physician-in-Chief of the Dr Jaber received his medical degree from St. Department of Medicine at Van- Joseph University School of Medicine, Beirut, Leb- derbilt University, USA. Dr Brown anon, and completed a residency in Internal Medi- studies how drugs that affect the cine at Carney Hospital, Boston, MA, and a clinical renin-angiotensin-aldosterone, and research fellowship in nephrology at Tufts New kallikrein-kinin, and eicosanoid England Medical Center, Boston, MA. He has served systems alter the risk of thrombosis and fibrosis. as Chair of the Acute Kidney Injury Advisory Group Dr Brown is an active member of the American Heart for the American Society of Nephrology. He is a Association Council for High Blood Pressure former member of the Renal Disease and Detoxifi- Research and the American Society of Hypertension cation Committee of the Association for the and serves on the Advisory Council for NHLBI. Her Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, the Kid- honors include the American Society of Hyperten- ney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) sion Young Scholar Award, American Federation for Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation, Clinical Research Outstanding Investigator Award, and the Quality and Patient Safety Task Force and the Vanderbilt Grant Liddle Award, the E.K. Frey- E. Board of Advisors of the American Society of Werle Foundation Promotion Prize, the AHA Harriet Nephrology. Dr Jaber has served on the Scientific Dustan award, membership in the American Society Program Committee of the Annual Clinical Meet- for Clinical Investigation and in the Association of ings of the National Kidney Foundation, and has American Physicians. She is also a Fellow of the previously directed its annual Hemodialysis Course. American Association for the Advancement of Sci- He has also served as co-editor for the American ence and a member of the National Academy Journal of Kidney Diseases. He is the recipient of of Medicine. numerous awards and has authored more than 175 original publications, reviews and editorials in peer- reviewed scientific journals. Bertrand L. Jaber Dr Bertrand L. Jaber currently serves as Vice Chair for Quality Affairs in the Department of Med- icine at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, MA, and is a Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He holds a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the Sackler 1062-4821 Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. www.co-nephrolhypertens.com Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension – Wolters Kluwer Health
Published: Mar 1, 2018
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