Faculty

David Kershaw, M.D.

David Kershaw, M.D.

Division Chief
Fellowship program director
Medical director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant Program
Site PI, Transplant Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative (IROC)

Interests/Projects

  • Quality improvement in transplant (IROC)
  • Medical education (Co-editor of PREP Nephrology, faculty for the AAP PREP the CRAM)
  • Editor International Journal of Nephrology
  • Hypertension (participate in Pediatric Renovascular Center and reads ABPMs)
Sara Elhadi, M.D.

Sarah Elhadi, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Interests/Projects:

  • Congenital renal disease
  • Transplant immunology  
Debbie Gipson, M.D.

Debbie Gipson, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Nephrology Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Kidney Research Network (KRN)
Director, Pediatric Glomerular Disease Clinic
Lead Investigator, Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network Coordinating Center
Principal Investigator, CureGN Data Coordinating Center, FIRSTx Clinical Trial Coordinating Center

Interests/Projects:

  • Development of new treatments for children and adults with nephrotic syndrome [FSGS, Minimal Change Disease, Membranous Nephropathy] and glomerular diseases
  • Precision medicine trial for children and adults with FSGS and Minimal Change Disease  
  • Patient Reported Outcomes
  • Kidney Health Surveillance: Laboratory reporting of kidney function for children
U-M Nephrology Dr. Patrick Gipson

Patrick Gipson, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatric Nephrology
Director, Glomerular Disease Clinic and Inherited Kidney Disease Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine

Interests/Projects:

  • Glomerular disease clinical trials, outcomes, and education
  • Inherited diseases of the kidney
  • Ethics in Nephrology
Jennifer Yi-Chun-Lai Yee

Jennifer Lai Yee, M.D.

Clinical Lecturer

Interests/Projects

  • Determining the impact of genetic variants on clinical outcomes in nephrotic syndrome patients
  • Developing high thoroughput functional assays to define genetic variants in patients with proteinuric kidney disease
  • Clinical care of patients with glomerular disease and glomerulonephritis
Clare Lindner, M.D.

Clare Lindner, M.D.

Clinical Lecturer
Participant, KRN research network
Participant, IROC network

Interests/Projects:

  • Dialysis and kidney transplantation
  • Transition of adolescent populations
  • Ethical issues surrounding neonatal dialysis
Rebecca Lombel MD

Rebecca Lombel, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Education lead, pediatric nephrology division
Member, Virtual Visit QI group

Interests/Projects:

  • Management of renal dysplasia and electrolyte abnormalities in infancy
  • Medical education and curriculum development
  • Quality improvement and patient safety
  • Physician wellness and resilience
Kera Luckritz, D.O.

Kera Luckritz, DO

Site PI, AKI NINJA (Nephrotoxic Injury Negated by Just-In-Time Action) project
Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems (HILS) PhD student

Interests/Projects:

  • Leveraging of the electronic medical record to improve patient outcomes
  • Stewardship and utilization of big data to improve patient outcomes
Zubin Modi, M.D.

Zubin Modi, M.D.

Clinical Lecturer

Roles:

  • Faculty Investigator, Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center
  • Site PI, Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study
  • Co-director, Pediatric Renovascular Hypertension Center at the University of Michigan

Interests/Projects:

  • Identification, recognition, and health care delivery of children with chronic kidney disease
  • Health insurance policy in pediatric kidney disease
  • Practice patterns and outcomes in pediatric renovascular hypertension
  • Patterns and changes in health care delivery among children with multiple chronic disease
Dr. Salmon

Eloise Salmon, M.D.

Clinical Lecturer
 Weiwen Vivian Shih MD

Vivian Shih, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical director, Pediatric Dialysis Unit
Medical director, Pediatric Acute Nephrology program
Site Principle Investigator, SCOPE (Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric ESRD) Dialysis Collaborative
Nephrology faculty lead for M2 Transitions to Clerkship curriculum
Co-director, Multidisciplinary stone clinic

Interests/Projects:

  • End stage renal disease (ESRD)
  • Acute Care Nephrology including AKI and renal replacement therapy in critically ill children
  • Quality improvement, specifically for ESRD patients