Katherine Wang, MD

Katherine Wang, MD

Dr. Katherine Wang is currently a second-year nephrology fellow at Stanford University. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Rochester and her medical school and residency training in internal medicine at Albany Medical College.

As the 2018-2019 American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology fellow, Dr. Wang’s research project is entitled SPRINTing to intensive blood pressure targets: when, for whom, and how?, will be an evaluation of the achievement of intensive blood pressure control in the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT).

“I am enthusiastic and earnest about this opportunity. I wholly believe in the American Kidney Fund’s commitment to fostering healthcare access, health literacy and prevention/progression of kidney disease,” said Dr. Wang.

Dr. Wang envisions an enriching career serving as an academic nephrologist. Her major interests are focused on improving hypertension outcomes, particularly in patients suffering with chronic kidney disease.