Yoshio N. Hall, M.D., MS, Chair, Medical Affairs

Dr. Yoshio Hall is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Investigator at the Kidney Research Institute of the University of Washington. He is an attending nephrologist at Harborview Medical Center (King County’s public hospital) and his research focuses on understanding the structure, processes, and outcomes of care related to kidney diseases among traditionally underserved populations. He is particularly interested in leveraging the predictive capacity of the electronic health records using population-based approaches in order to improve care delivery to the most vulnerable patients with chronic kidney diseases.

Dr. Hall received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Yale College and his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine. With the support of an American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology fellowship award, he completed the Advanced Training in Clinical Research Program at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), and later received a Master of Science in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. He previously served on faculty in the Division of Nephrology at the University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco General Hospital.

Dr. Hall is Chair of the the AKF Board's Medical Affairs Committee and the Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Committee.