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 received his Medical Degree in 1982 from the University of Illinois. He did his residency at UMDNJ Rutgers from 1982-85 where he also served as Chief Resident. His Fellowship training in Nephrology was at Rush University Medical Center from 1985-1987, after which he joined the Rush faculty where he has remained for more than 30 years. He was named Director for 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, where he now serves on the Executive Committee. He is an Associate Editor for Seminars in Dialysis where he has his own section entitled Dialysis Rounds. 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 American Society of Nephrology’s (ASN) 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 Patient Q&A on-line “Community.” .