Arlene B. Chapman, MD, BRCU Faculty
Arlene B. Chapman, MD is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Nephrology and the Director of the Clinical Research Center at the University of Chicago. Dr. Chapman is a graduate of MacMaster School of Medicine in Hamilton Ontario Canada.
Dr. Chapman trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her research 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 moved to the University of Chicago in 2015 to lead the Section of Nephrology and to lead the Clinical Research Center for the Institute for Translational Medicine.
Dr. Chapman has served on the study sections for NIH, AHA, and NKF, as well as the editorial boards for JASN, CJASN, AJKD, Kidney International, and Kidney360. 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.