Arlene B. Chapman, MD, BRCU Faculty
Arlene B. Chapman, MD is currently the Section Chief of Nephrology, Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Clinical Research Center at the University of Chicago. Dr. Chapman is a graduate of the University of Guelph and MacMaster School of Medicine.
She trained in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her fellowship in Renal Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She joined the University of Colorado faculty as an Assistant Professor in 1988 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1997, and joined the Emory faculty in 1998, later promoted to Professor of Medicine in 2002.
Dr. Chapman became a site-specific Program Director of the Grady General Clinical Research Center in 2005 and an overall Program Director of the Emory General Clinical Research Center, now known as the Clinical Research Network, in 2006. She is Co-Principal Investigator of the NCATS supported Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute and has served on the study sections for NIH, AHA, and NKF, as well as the editorial boards for JASN, CJASN, AJKD, Kidney International, and NDT. Her research focuses on mechanisms of cyst formation in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and determinants of the genetic contributions to anti-hypertensive drug responses in essential hypertension and renal hemodynamics during pregnancy.