C-KIN Expert membership is granted each year by the Governing Board to Associate members who have sent their nominations and have been elected by the Governing Board for their proven contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of cancer and kidney related issues.
This year, the C-KIN Governing Board would like to recognize and acknowledge the following C-KIN members for their active involvement in the Association in 2015 and their proven contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field:
- Dr Kenar Jhaveri, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, NY, USA.
- Dr Rimda Wanchoo M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, Hofstra North Shore- LIJ School of Medicine, NY, USA.
- Rimda WanchooNephrology, USA
Rimda Wanchoo is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine in NY, USA. She completed her residency training in St Barnabas Medical Center in NJ and subsequently her fellowship in New York Presbyterian- Weill Cornell campus and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center in nephrology. She has published in various journals and textbooks on topics related to onconephrology in chemotherapy and targeted therapy toxicities. In addition, her interests in HSCT related renal disease and paraprotein related renal diseases. Most recently, she was the lead and corresponding author of the C-KIN working group review article on BRAF inhibitors and renal toxicities published in 2016. She serves as the chair of quality for the nephrology section at Northwell and is actively involved in research in onconephrology at the division and national level.
- Kenar D. JhaveriNephrology, USA
Kenar D. Jhaveri, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine in NY. He practices nephrology at North Shore University Hospital in Great Neck, NY. He completed his residency training at Yale University New Haven Hospital in Internal Medicine and then a fellowship in Nephrology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell campus.
Dr. Jhaveri’s clinical interest is in glomerular diseases and taking care of patients with renal complications following cancer, bone marrow transplantation and chemotherapy. His most recent research focuses on renal effects of targeted therapies used in cancer. He is one of the founding members of ASN’s workgroup on Onconephrology. He is a columnist for the ASN Kidney News for the section called “Detective Nephron”. He has published on onconephrology and also in using social media and other innovative tools (games, concept maps, role playing, creative writing) to make nephrology a fun and exciting field. In addition, he is the editor of the textbook in onconephrology by Springer released in 2015. He continues to have interest in novel ways of sharing information that can make an impact on all fronts—physicians, allied health staff, and the patients. He is a fellow of American Society of Nephrology, American College of Physicians, and National Kidney Foundation. He has a teaching oriented blog called NephronPower. He is also the founding and current editor for the official blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, www.ajkdblog.org.
With the Expert Members composing the Governing Board, C-KIN now counts 13 Expert Members.