ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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About ASN

Stuart M. Sprague, DO, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Stuart M. Sprague, DO, FASN, Chief Emeritus of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at NorthShore University HealthSystem and is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Currently director of research for the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. Previously, he was a Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Sprague has also been the recipient of a Fulbright Professorship. He attended Michigan State University in East Lansing for both undergraduate and medical school, completed his internal medicine training at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, and completed a nephrology clinical and research fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Sprague is internationally recognized in the field of bone and mineral metabolism, having authored over 250 peer-reviewed articles and spoken at numerous national and international professional meetings. Dr. Sprague has previously served as the Chairperson of the medical advisory board of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, the education committee of ASN, and the program committee of the National Kidney Foundation and ASN. He is currently a member of the leadership committee of the Global Bone and Mineral Initiative, an international scientific organization under the auspices of the National Kidney Foundation and European Renal Association to evaluate the diagnosis and management of bone, mineral, and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Dr. Sprague is on the editorial board of several prominent nephrology journals, is a reviewer for the NIH, has served as Chairperson for the Technical Expert Panel on mineral metabolism for CMS, and serves as a scientific consultant to industry.