ASN's Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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About ASN

Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN, BRCU Education Director

ASN Biography

Roger A. Rodby, MD, FASN, FACP, received his Medical Degree in 1982 from the University of Illinois. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at UMDNJ Rutgers from 1982-85 where he served as Chief Resident. His Fellowship training in Nephrology was at Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) from 1985-87 following which he joined the RUMC faculty where he has remained for over 30 years. He became Director of In-Patient Renal Replacement Therapies in 1990, the Fellowship Training Program Director in 2000, and a Full Professor in 2009.

Dr. Rodby’s research has focused on lupus nephritis and diabetic nephropathy through his involvement with the Collaborative Study Group but has authored over 100 articles across a wide spectrum of clinical nephrology topics. His real passion is teaching and has become involved in internet-based teaching and learning as well as social media’s involvement in nephrology education. In this regard, he is a member of the ASN’s Media and Communications Committee as well as a member of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases Social Media Advisory Group. He is a Community Leader for the ASN’s online Communities and is also quite involved in nephrology education through Twitter (@NephRodby).

Dr. Rodby is an Assistant Editor for Seminars in Dialysis where he also has his own section entitled “Dialysis Rounds”. He was appointed to be the Co-Director of the ASN’s Board Review Course in 2017.