Kidney Diseases & Hypertension

March 11, 2021
J. Keith Melancon, MD, medical director of the GW Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center, director of the GW Transplant Institute, and professor of surgery, spoke to The Washington Post about kidney donation and transplantation.
July 23, 2020
For the second consecutive year, the Global Kidney Summit co-hosted by the AAKP and SMHS provided an international audience with information on the latest developments and trends around patient care, especially in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 14, 2020
Fresenius Kidney Care in Hyattsville, Maryland, is working in collaboration with the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension at GW to provide care to patients with kidney disease who are under investigation for COVID-19 and for COVID-19 positive patients. 
January 28, 2020
Thousands of Washington, D.C., area residents streamed through the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in January to take part in the annual two-day NBC4-Telemundo44 Health & Fitness Expo. 
December 5, 2019
The GW Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center and the GW Transplant Institute received the 2019 National Kidney Foundation Community Partnership Award at the 39th Annual Kidney Ball on Nov. 23 in Washington, D.C.
September 12, 2019
Dominic Raj, MD, director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension at SMHS, received the award from the American Association of Kidney Patients.
July 29, 2019
In the early days of medicine, it was unclear whether hypertension was a condition that needed to be treated, or if, as many physicians believed, hypertension might actually be a positive condition. It wasn’t until the 1940s and 50s, according to Stephen Textor, MD, professor of medicine in the…
June 9, 2019
GW partnered with the American Association of Kidney Patients to co-host the Inaugural Global Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care Summit.
April 28, 2019
A team of faculty and fellows from the Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension won the 2019 NephMadness Tournament. 
April 7, 2019
The American Association of Kidney Patients and GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences Welcome Global Leaders to present on innovations in patient-centered kidney care.