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Chirag Parikh

Dr. CHIRAG PARIKH joined Johns Hopkins Medicine as the new Director of the Division of Nephrology as of July 1, 2018. Dr. Parikh comes to Johns Hopkins from the Yale School of Medicine where he was the Director of the Program of Applied Translational Research, a Professor of Medicine and Investigative Medicine, and Professor of Medicine at the Clinical Epidemiology Research Center in the VA Connecticut Health Care System.

Originally from India, Dr. Parikh attended medical school at the Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital in Mumbai. He then completed his internal medicine residency at the Nassau University Medical Center and SUNY at Stony Brook in New York, followed by his fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension and UNOS Transplant Certification at the University of Colorado. While completing his fellowship, he also earned a doctorate in Clinical Investigation.

Dr. Parikh has several active NIH grants and over 250 peer-reviewed publications. He develops novel translational research approaches in the areas of acute kidney injury and diabetic kidney disease. In November 2017, Dr. Parikh received the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Nephrology in recognition of his ability to translate findings in the laboratory to the advancement of clinical outcomes. He was also recently elected into the esteemed American Society of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Parikh is a renowned speaker, presenting at universities and conferences all over the world, and a respected mentor who has proven valuable to students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty alike.