Kevin E. Meyers, MBBCh

Kevin E. Meyers, MBBCh

Kevin E. Meyers, MBBCh, is Assistant Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Co-Director of the Lupus Integrated Nephritis Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Hypertension, Transplant, Glomerular disease
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Dr. Meyers is an attending physician in Division Nephrology at CHOP and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Associate Division Chief of Nephrology, directs the Division of Nephrology Clinical Services, is the long-time Nephrology Fellowship Training Program Director, and heads the Humanism Program at CHOP. His research addresses ways to help improve outcomes in children with nephrotic syndrome and hypertension. He directs a clinic that aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in children with chronic kidney disease, kidney transplants, and other chronic diseases. He has a long-standing interest in medical education, has worked at CHOP since 1994, and is excited to work with a dedicated team caring for children and adolescents with lupus/MCTD.

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBCh - University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Internship

Medicine and Surgery - Hillbrow Hospital, Johannesburg and Johannesburg Hospital

Residency

Pediatrics - Coronation Hospital, Johannesburg
Pediatrics - Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg
Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Nephrology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Board Certification

Pediatric Nephrology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Assistant Chief, Division of Nephrology

Co-Director, Lupus Integrated Nephritis Clinic

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

NEPTUNE/Nocturnal Dip and hypertension post transplant
Novel immunosuppression post transplant/NICK study

Publications

Papers

2017

Hawkes CP, Li D, Hakonarson H, Meyers KE, Thummel K and Levine MA. CYP3A4 induction by Rifampin: An Alternative Pathway for Vitamin D Inactivation in Patients with CYP24A1 Mutations" The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2017;102(5):1440-1446. PMID: 28324001

Azukaitis K, Simkova E, Majid A, Galiano M, Benz K Amman K, Bockmeyer C, Gajjar A, Meyers KEC, Il Cheong H, Lange-Sperandio B, Jungraithmayr MT, Frémeaux-Bacchi V, Bergmann C, Bereczki C, Miklasewska M, Csuka D, Prohászka Z, Sampson M, Lemaire M, Schaefer F. The Phenotypic Spectrum of DGKE Nephropathy Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.2017 Oct;28(10):3066-3075. PMID: 28526779

Komers R, Gipson DS, Nelson P, Adler S, Srivastava T, Derebail V, Meyers KEC, Pergola P, MacNally Me, Hunt JL, Shih A and Trachtman H. Efficacy and Safety of Sparsentan Compared with Irbesartan in Patients with Primary Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis: Randomized, Controlled Trial Design (DUET). Kidney International Reports. 2017;2(4):654-664. PMID: 29142983

Sethna CB, Meyers KEC, Mariani LH, Psoter KJ, Gadegbeku CA, Gibson KL, Srivastava T, Kretzler M, Brady TM. Blood Pressure and Visit-to-Visit Blood Pressure Variability among Individuals with Primary Proteinuric Glomerulopathies. Hypertension. 2017;70(2):315-323. PMID: 28652469

Savant JD, Betoko A, Meyers KEC, Mitsnefes M, Flynn JT, Townsend RR, Greenbaum LA, Dart A, Warady B, Furth SL. Vascular Stiffness in Children With Chronic Kidney Disease. Hypertension. 2017 May;69(5):863-869. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.116.07653. Epub 2017 Apr 3.

2016

Ruebner RL, Ng D, Mitsnefes M, Foster BJ, Meyers KEC, Warady B, and Furth SL. Assessment of Gender Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Among Children with Chronic Kidney Disease. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2016 7;11(11):1962-1968 PMID: 27630183 PMCID: PMC5108185

Gipson DS … Meyers KEC … Mariani LH, Kretzler M. Complete Remission in the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 7;11(1):81-89, 2016 PMID:26656320

Moodalbail DG, Apple LZ, Meyers KE, Ginsberg JP, Kaplan BS and Bellah R. Acquired Multiple Cysts of the Kidney in Neuroblastoma Survivors American Journal of Kidney Disease 2016 Am J Kidney Dis. 2016;68(1):134-137 PMID:27016049

Basiaga ML, Burrows EK, Denburg MR, Meyers KE, Grossman AB, Mamula P, Grundmeier RW, Burnham JM.  Variation in Preventive Care in Children Receiving Chronic Glucocorticoid Therapy. Journal of Pediatrics 2016:179:226-232 PMID: 27622698

Lemley K, Faul C, Schramm K, Meyers KEC, Kaskel F, Dell K, Gipson D,  Gibson K and Trachtman H. The effect of a gluten-free diet in children with difficult-to-manage nephrotic syndrome Pediatrics 2016;38(1):e2015-4528. PMID: 27338701 PMCID: PMC4983765

Primack WA, Glenn DA and Meyers KEC. Pediatric Nephrology Training Worldwide 2016: Quantum educatus? Kidney International Reports 2016, 1, 144–147. PMID: 29142923

Green R, Gu X, Kline-Rogers E, Froehlich J, Mace P, Olin J, Gornik H, Cahill AM, Meyers KE. The US Registry for Fibromuscular Dysplasia: Results in the First 24 Patients Under 18 Years. Pediatric Nephrology 2016;31(4):641-650 PMID: 26525198

2015

Gajjar R, Miller S, Meyers KEC, and Ginsberg J. Fertility Preservation in Patients Receiving Cyclophosphamide Therapy for Renal Disease Pediatric Nephrology 30(7):1099-2006, 2015 PMID: 25190492

Sharma S, Pradhan M, Meyers KEC, Le Palma K and Laskin BL. Neonatal atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome from a factor H mutation treated with eculizumab. Clinical Nephrology 84(9):181-185, 2015 PMID: 25816809    PMCID: PMC4839031

Primack WA, Meyers KE, Kirkwood SJ, Ruch-Ross HS, Radabaugh CL and Greenbaum LA. The US Pediatric Nephrology Workforce: A report commissioned by the American Academy of Pediatrics. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2015;66(1):33-39 PMID: 25911315

Kakajiwala AK, Bhatti T, Kaplan BS and Meyers KEC. Rapid Progression to End Stage Renal Disease in a Child with a Sporadic ACTN4 Mutation. Clinical Nephrology Case Studies, Issue 1 (1 - 5) 2015. PMID: 29043128

2014

Prasto J, Kaplan BS, Russo P, Chan E, Smith RH, Meyers KEC. Streptococcal Infection as Possible Trigger for Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type II (C3 Glomerulopathy). European Journal of Pediatrics 2014;173:767-72. PMID: 24384791

Kallem K, Meyers KEC, Sawinski D, Townsend RR. Blood pressure variability of two ambulatory blood pressure monitors. Blood Pressure Monitoring Journal 2014;19:98-102. PMID: 24374722

Miller S, Li Y, Meyers KEC, Caplan A and Ginsberg J. Fertility preservation in pediatric nephrology: results of a  physician survey. Journal of Renal Care 2014;40:257-262. PMID: 24980474

Meyers KEC, Liapis H, Atta MG. ASN Clinical Pathological Conference 2013. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2014;9:818-828. PMID: 24651072 PMCID: PMC3974370

2013

Kurian J, Epelman M, Darge K, Meyers KEC, Nijs EL and Hellinger J. The Role of Low-dose CT angiography in the Evaluation of Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension Pediatric Radiology 2013 Apr;43(4):490-501. PMID: 23208533

Gadegbeku CA, Gipson DS, Holzman L, Akinlolu O, Ojo AO, Song P, Barisoni L, Sampson MG, Kopp J, Lemley KV, Nelson P,  Lienczewski C, Adler S, Appel G, Cattran D, Choi M, Contreras G, Dell K, Fervenza FC, Gibson K, Greenbaum LA, Hernandez J, Hewitt S, Hingorani S, Hladunewich M, Hogan H, Hogan S, Kaskel F, Lieske J, Meyers KEC, Nachman P, Nast C, Neu A, Reich H, Sedor J, Sethna C, Trachtman H, Tuttle K, Zhdanova O, Zilleruello G, Kretzler M. Design of the Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE): A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Understanding Primary Glomerular Nephropathy. Kidney International 2013 Apr;83(4):749-56. PMID: 23325076 PMCID: PMC3612359

Kallem K, Meyers KEC, Sawinski D, Townsend RR. A Comparison of Two Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitors Worn at the Same Time. Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich). 2013;15(5):321-325. PMID:23614845

Kallem K, Meyers KEC, Sawinski D, Townsend RR. Variation and variability in carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity. Artery Research 2013;7(3-4):230-233.

D'Aco KE, Manno M, Clarke C, Ganesh J, Meyers KEC, Sondheimer N. Mitochondrial tRNA(Phe) mutation as a cause of end-stage renal disease in childhood. Pediatric Nephrology 2013;28(3):515-518. PMID: 23135609 PMCID: PMC3557766

Yonghong HY, Kapoor S, DeLoach S, Ommen E, Meyers KEC, Townsend RR. Changes in biomarkers  associated with living kidney donation. American Journal Nephrology 2013;38(3):212-217. PMID: 23988698 PMCID: PMC3838917

2012

Miller SD, Ginsberg JP, Caplan A, Meyers KE. Sperm banking in adolescent males with nephrotic syndrome: defining the limits of access to fertility preservation. Arch Dis Child. 2012 Sep;97(9):765-6. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2011-301545. Epub 2012 Jul 17. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22806231. No abstract available.

Epelman M, Victoria T, Meyers KE, Chauvin N, Servaes S, Darge K. Postnatal imaging of neonates with prenatally diagnosed genitourinary abnormalities: a practical approach. Pediatric Radiology 2012;42 Supplement S1:24-41. PMID: 33295725

Akimova T, Kamath BM, Goebel JW, Meyers KEC, Rand EB, Hawkins A, Levine MH, Bucuvalas JC and Hancock WW. Beneficial Effects of rapamycin versus CNI Therapy on T-regulatory cells in Pediatric Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipients. Am J Transplant. 2012 Dec;12(12):3449-61. PMID: 22994804 PMCID: PMC3513508

2011

DeLoach SS, Meyers KEC and Townsend RR. Living donor kidney donation: Another form of white coat effect. Am J Nephrol. 2012;35(1):75-9. Epub 2011 Dec 21. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22189100. Read the abstract

Kamath BM, Podkameni G, Hutchinson AL, Piccoli DA, Spinner NB, Loomes KM et al. Renal anomalies in Alagille syndrome: a disease-defining feature. Am J Med Genet A. Epub 2011 Nov 21. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.34369. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22105858. Read the abstract

Meyers KEC, Lieberman K, Solar-Yohay S, Han G, Shi V. The efficacy and safety of valsartan in obese and non-obese pediatric hypertensive patients. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2011 Oct;13(10):758-66. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2011.00502.x. Epub 2011 Jul 14. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21974764. Read the abstract

Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Nijs E, Meyers K, Kaplan B, et al. Spectrum of renal findings of pediatric fibromuscular dysplasia and neurofibromatosis type 1. Pediatr Radiol. 2011;41(3):308-316. Epub 2010 Oct 16. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20953597. Read the abstract

Wells T, Neto JR, Meyers KEC, Litwin M, Solar-Yohay S, Shi V. Safety and effectiveness of valsartan in children ages 6-16 years. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 2011;13(5):357-65. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-7176.2011.00432.x. Epub 2011 Mar 18. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21545397. Read the abstract

2010

Bunin N, Guzikowski V, Rand ER, Goldfarb S, Baluarte HJ, Meyers KEC, et al. Solid organ transplants following hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children. Pediatr Transplant 2010;14(8):1030-1035. 2010 Dec;14(8):1030-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2010.01401.x. Epub 2010 Sep 15. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20846242. Read the abstract

Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Fontalvo-Herazo L, Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS and Cahill AM. Angioplasty for renal artery stenosis in pediatric patients: an eleven year retrospective experience. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2010 Nov;21(11):1672-80. Epub 2010 Sep 29. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20884235. Read the abstract

Sampson MG, Coughlin CR, Kaplan P, Conlin LK, Meyers KEC, Zackai EH, et al. Evidence for a recurrent microdeletion at chromosome 16p11.2 associated with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT) and Hirschsprung disease. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Oct;152A(10):2618-22. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20799338. Read the abstract

Salerno AE, Marsenic O, Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS, Hellinger JC. Vascular involvement in tuberous sclerosis. Pediatr Nephrol. 2010 Aug;25(8):1555-61. Epub 2010 Mar 13. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20229188. Read the abstract

Pasquali SK, Marino BS, Powell DJ, McBride MG, Paridon SM, Meyers KEC, et al. Following the arterial switch operation, obese children have risk factors for early cardiovascular disease. Genit Heart Dis. 2010 Jan-Feb;5(1):16-24. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20136853. Read the abstract

Books

Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004.

Goldberg E, Meyers KEC. A renal transplant handbook for children and their parents; 1999.

Meyers KEC. Your kidney transplant. Johannesburg (South Africa): University of the Witwatersrand Press; 1993

Loubser M, Meyers KEC. Treatment of common pediatric infectious diseases. Johannesburg (South Africa): University of the Witwatersrand Press; 1991.

Chapters

2011

LaRosa C, Meyers KEC. Hemolytic-uremic syndromes. In: Florin T, Ludwig S. Netter’s pediatrics; 2011. p. 390-96.

Sampson MG, Meyers KEC. Glomerulonephritis. In: Florin T, Ludwig S. Netter’s pediatrics; 2011. p. 380-84.

Meyers KEC, Epelman M. The kidney. In: Kirpalani H, Epelman M, editors. Imaging of the newborn baby. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2011.

Meaney P, Meyers KEC. Acute kidney injury. In: Peter Mattei, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery. 2nd ed.  New York: Springer Publishing; 2011. p. 73-82.

2010

Meaney P, Meyers KEC. Acute kidney injury in the PICU: pediatric critical care requisites. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2010.

2009

Sethna CB, Meyers KEC. Hypertension. In: Zorc JJ, editor. Schwartz’s clinical handbook of pediatrics. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2009.

Kaplan BS, Green C, Baluarte HJ, Meyers KEC. Ethical challenges in pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation. In: Ravitsky V, Fiester A, Caplan AL, editors. The Penn Center Guide to Bioethics. New York: Springer Publishing; 2009.

2007

Copelovitch L, Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC. Acute renal failure. In: Cocims SG, Canning D, Khoury A, editors. The Kelalis-King-Belman textbook of clinical pediatric urology. 5th ed.  Abingdon (Oxon): Informa Healthcare UK, Ltd.; 2007.

2005

Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, Kaplan P. Renal tubular disorders. In: Spitzer AR, editor. Intensive care of the fetus and neonate. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2005. p.1273-80.

Kaplan BS, Kaplan P, Meyers KEC. Chronic renal disease. In: Spitzer AR, editor. Intensive care of the fetus and neonate. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2005. p.1273-80.

2004

Canning D, Kolu J, Meyers KEC. Vesicoureteric reflux. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 340-45.

Meyers KEC. Peritoneal and hemodialysis. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 267-73.

Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS. Management of chronic renal failure. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 257-64.

Burnham J, Meyers KEC. Systemic lupus erythematosus. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 191-202.

Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC. Chronic renal failure. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 250-56.

Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC. MCNS. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 163-71.

Meyers KEC, Burnham J. ANCA positive vasculitic. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 185-90.

Andolaro K, Meyers KEC. Nutritional management of pediatric renal disease. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 76-86.

Thomson PD, Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC. Acute post-infectious glomerulonephritis. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 131-36.

Meyers KEC. Evaluation of hematuria in children. In: Canning D, Kolon T, editors. Urologic Clinics of North America; 2004;31:559-573.

Pradhan M, Meyers KEC. Evaluation of a child with kidney disease. In: Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC, editors. Pediatric nephrology and urology: requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2004. p. 13-21.

2003

Meyers KEC. Hypertension. In: Schwartz MW, Clark BJ, Brown L, Manno C, editors. Clinical handbook of pediatrics. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2003. p. 499-503.

2002

Meyers KEC. Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. In: National Organization for Rare Disorders. The NORD guide to rare diseases, a reference book for physicians. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2002.

2001

Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS. Minimal-change nephrotic syndrome. In: Neilson EG, Couser WG, editors. Immunologic renal diseases. Philadelphia: Lippencott-Raven; 2001. p.  969-85.

2000

Meyers KEC. Pyelonephritis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2000. p. 680-81.

Meyers KEC. Nephrotic syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2000. p. 566-67.

Meyers KEC. Glomerulonephritis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 2000. p. 388-89.

1999

Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS. Hemolytic uremic syndrome. In: Barratt TM, Avner E, Harmon W, editors. Pediatric nephrology. 4th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott William1999;50:811-822.

1998

Kaplan BS, Meyers KEC. Hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.  In: Glassock RJ, editor. Current therapy in nephrology and hypertension. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby; 1998. p. 266-68.

Meyers KEC, Schulman S, Kaplan BS. The principles of the treatment of Shiga Toxin-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (ST+ HUS): pay meticulous attention to detail, and do no harm. In: Kaper JB, O Brien A, editors. Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other Shiga toxin producing E.coli strains.  Washington, DC: ASM Press; 1998. p. 364-73.

MacRae Dell K, Meyers KEC, Kaplan BS. Hemolytic-uremic syndrome. In: Altschuler S, Liacouras C, editors. Clinical pediatric gastroenterology. Philadelphia: Churchill and Livingstone; 1998, p. 191-96.

1997

Meyers KEC. Nephrotic syndrome. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1997. p. 518-19.

Meyers KEC. Glomerulonephritis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1997. p. 348-49.

Meyers KEC. Pyelonephritis. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5 minute pediatric consult. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins; 1997. p. 634-35.

Meyers KEC, Kajubu D, Kaplan BS. Minimal change nephrotic syndrome. In: Neilson EG, Couser WG, editors. Immunologic renal diseases. Philadelphia: Lippencott-Raven; 1997. p.  975-92.

Posters and Presentations

2011

Meyers KEC. RVHTN in genetic syndromes [presentation]. PAS/ASPN Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr 30-May 3; Denver, CO.

Meyers KEC. Hypertension, obesity and our youth [presentation]. Philadelphia Department of Public Health; 2011 Jul 22; Philadelphia, PA.

2010

Meyers KEC. ARPKD in the Newborn [presentation]. Lehigh Valley Hospital Neonatology Rounds; 2010 Sep 20; Allentown, PA.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2010-present, Acta Pediactrica
2006-present, Experimental Biology and Medicine
2006-present, European Journal of Pediatrics
2004-present, American Journal of Transplantation
2001-present, American Journal of Kidney Diseases
2001-present, Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology
2000-present, Hybridoma
1999-present, Critical Care Medicine and Critical Care Pediatrics
1999-present, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
1998-present, Kidney International
1998-present, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
1996-present, Pediatric Nephrology

Academic committees

2011-present, Department of Pediatrics Finance Committee
2010-present, Chair, CTRC Resource Committee
2006-2010, Healthy Weight Initiative Advisory Council
2008-2010, Joint CTRC-IRB committee member
2009-present, Patient Safety Advisory Committee
2010-present, ASPN Workforce Committee (2011 Co-Chair)
2009-2010, UPENN Teaching Awards Selection Committee
2009-present, ACGME Pediatric Nephrology Accreditation Appeals Panel
2008-2010 ASPN Clinical Affairs Committee
2008-2010 ASPN Scientific Planning Committee
2008-2010 Special Studies Committee - NAPRTCS
2008-present, Joint IRB/CTRC
2007-present, University of Pennsylvania Medical Student Interviewer
2007-present, International Pediatric Hypertension Association Board member
2005-present, FMDSA Medical Advisory Board Member
2004-2010, Member UNOS Ethics Committee
2007-present, CTRC Council Member
2002-present, ARPKD/CHF Scientific Advisory Board