What's New for 2014?
We are pleased to welcome back a familiar face! Dr. Ana Rossi, a former MMC IM resident and nephrology fellow (2013), just completed a transplant fellowship year at Washington University in St. Louis. and joins our staff as a transplant nephrologist. In addition, Dr. I. Mihai Cosma, also of the same MMC residency and fellowship (2013) pedigree and vintage begins his second year on staff and a general and interventional nephrologist.
Kidney Stone Prevention Program
Under the direction of Dr. Eric Taylor, a nationally respected nephrolithiasis expert and epidemiologist, the MMP Kidney Stone Prevention Program begins its second year of operations.
New and Renewed NIH Research Grants
Dr. Eric Taylor has also been recently granted a renewal of his current NIH grant and has been awarded a second NIH grant to study the epidemiology of primary hyperparathryoidism.
Dr. Taylor's pioneering work in both the Kidney Stone Prevention Clinic and kidney stone research will allow our fellows expanded opportunities to learn about kidney stone disease.
Resistant Hypertension Consortium and Clinic
Under the leadership of Dr. Mark Parker, the Maine Nephrology Associates Clinic will participate in a multi-disciplinary resistant hypertension consortium with collaborative clinical, educational, and research components. Fellows will have expanded opportunities to learn about complex hypertension management.