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

Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography
Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH, FASN, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Department of Internal Medicine at Rush University Medical Center. She serves as Vice-Chairperson for Clinical Operations for the Department of Medicine and is also the Director of Interventional Nephrology, focused on the planning and maintenance of dialysis vascular access for patients with kidney diseases. A distinguished physician and scientist, Dr. Wasse received her MPH and MD degrees at the University of Washington in Seattle and formerly directed the Interventional Nephrology Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Wasse has combined her clinical work in interventional nephrology with clinical and translational research in the field of hemodialysis vascular access and is one of the few interventional nephrologists whose research has been supported by National Institutes of Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Wasse is Past-President of the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology and is involved in a variety of local and international scientific and educational programs, including NKF, ASDIN, EVC, VASA, and ASN.