Carmen Peralta, MD, MAS
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||513 Parnassus Ave|
San Francisco CA 94143
|University of California, San Francisco||Cert|| Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)||2006|
|University of California, San Francisco|| Clinical Fellowship ||School of Medicine|
|John Hopkins University||M.D.||School of Medicine||2001|
|Robert Wood Johnson Foundation||2012||Young Leader|
|American Association of Medical Colleges||2010||Herbert Nickens Faculty Fellowship|
|UCSF||2009||Irene Perstein Award|
|American Kidney Fund||2007||Clinical Scientist in Nephrology|
College: Rice University, BA
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Other Graduate Training: University of California, San Francisco, MAS
Internal Medicine Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Nephrology Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Peralta is Associate Professor of Medicine in Residence and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Kidney Health Research Collaborative (KHRC). Her research activities focus on three major areas: (1) Translational approaches to understanding mechanisms for racial/ethnic disparities in kidney disease; (2) Hypertension, arterial stiffness and kidney disease; and (3) Novel biomarkers for detection, classification and risk stratification of early kidney disease.
Dr. Peralta has established collaborations with a multi-disciplinary team of investigators in nephrology, general internal medicine, epidemiology, and human genetics both at UCSF and around the country. She is an active member of the renal working groups in several major ongoing cohort studies that include The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) and the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. Dr. Peralta is also a member of the national steering committee for research of the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) from the National Kidney Foundation.
Dr. Peralta's work is funded by the National Insitutes of Health (NIDDK) and a Harold Amos Faculty Development Award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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