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

Mitchell H. Rosner, MD, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Mitchell Rosner, MD, MACP is the Henry B. Mulholland Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Chairman for the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and completed his residency and a fellowship at the University of Virginia. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

Dr. Rosner has a strong interest in education and serves on a number of national committees devoted to educational aspects of medical training. Dr. Rosner is the recipient of numerous honors including the University of Virginia All-University Teaching Award and the University Master Educator Award.

His clinical practice focus is the medical care of patients with all forms of kidney disease—from acute kidney failure to end-stage kidney disease. His special interest in patients with polycystic kidney disease led Dr. Rosner to found the first regional clinic to specifically address the clinical management of patients with polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Rosner serves as the medical director for this multidisciplinary, patient-centered clinic that also provides selected patients the opportunity to enroll in clinical trials investigating novel therapies for this disease.

His research interests include the pathogenesis and management of disorders of sodium and water balance, the treatment of polycystic kidney disease, and the development of novel therapeutics for acute kidney injury. Most recently, he chaired the international consensus group on exercise-associated hyponatremia.

Dr. Rosner has published over 150 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals including the American Journal of Kidney Disease and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.