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Faculty Detail    
Name ASHITA J TOLWANI
 
Campus Address ZRB 604
Phone 205-975-2021
E-mail atolwani@uab.edu
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - Nephrology Professor
Center  Medicine  Nephrology Res & Trng Ctr Professor

Biographical Sketch 
EDUCATION:
Harvard School of Public Health, Masters of Science in Epidemiology, 7/01-6/04
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Nephrology Fellowship, 7/97 - 6/99
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Internal Medicine Residency, 7/94 - 6/97
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, M.D., 7/90 - 6/94
Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL, B.S. Mathematics / Biology, 9/86 - 6/90

HONORS:
UAB Department of Medicine’s C. Glenn Cobbs, MD—Edwin A. Rutsky, MD Award
for Clinical Excellence, July 2004
UAB Department of Medicine's Top Ten Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching for
2004, July 2004
UAB Department of Medicine's Top Ten Teacher Award for Excellence in Teaching for
2003, July 2003
Pfizer Scholars Grant for Faculty Development in Clinical Epidemiology, 7/1/02 - 6/30/05


Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Society of Nephrology     
International Society of Nephrology
 
   
National Kidney Foundation     

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Miller PE, Tolwani A, Luscy CP, Deierhoi MH, Bailey R, Redden DT, Allon M. Predictors of adequacy of arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients. Kidney International. 56 (1): 275-80, 1999 Jul.   
Tolwani A, Campbell RC, Schenk MB, Allon M, Warnock DG. Simplified Citrate Anticoagulation for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney International 2001:60:370-374   
Warnock DG, Tolwani AJ, Gallichio M, Allon M. Vascular grafts for hemodialysis: types, sites and techniques, Contrib Nephrol. 2004; 142:73-93.   
Uchino S, Doig GS, Bellomo R, Morimatsu H, Morgera S, Schetz M, Tan I, Bouman C, Nacedo E, Gibney N, Tolwani A, Ronco C, Kellum JA; Beginning and Ending Supportive Therapy for the Kidney (B.E.S.T. Kidney) Investigators, Diuretics and mortality in acute renal failure, Crit Care Med. 2004 Aug;32(8):1669-77   

Keywords
Acute Renal Failure, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Critical Care Medicine