Dr. Chertow is the Norman S. Coplon/Satellite Healthcare Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Nephrology at Stanford School of Medicine. His research interests are focused on epidemiology, health services research, and clinical trials in acute and chronic kidney disease. Dr. Chertow is involved in research sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and has written numerous papers on end-stage renal disease, acute renal failure, nutrition, mineral metabolism, and the costs and outcomes of dialysis therapy. He serves on the Board of Directors for Satellite Healthcare, Inc. and on the Scientific Advisory Board of DaVita Clinical Research. He is Co-Editor of Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney, a leading nephrology textbook. He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) and Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). He has served as an Advisor to MedPAC, for issues related to dialysis care. Dr. Chertow has designed and/or monitored several NIH- and industry-sponsored cohort studies and clinical trials in kidney disease, including CRIC, ATN, FHN, DAC, SPRINT, TREAT, ADVANCE and EVOLVE. In addition to his research and teaching activities, Dr. Chertow has an active clinical practice focused on inpatient and outpatient nephrology care.