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

Phyllis August, MD, MPH, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Phyllis August, MD, MPH, is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale University, and completed her residency and a nephrology fellowship at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. She is a Professor of Medicine, Public Health, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Ralph A. Baer, MD Professor of Research in Medicine, and the Director of Nephrology and Hypertension at Cornell University Medical College. Her research includes hypertension and kidney disease during pregnancy. Dr. August received the Preeclampsia Foundation Award for Outstanding Physician for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy, and an award for Best Doctor’s in New York by NY Magazine-Castle Connelly in 2012.