OHare-Ann
Professor
Division of Nephrology
Sites of Practice: 
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Faculty Information

Biography

National Responsibilities:

Chair, Geriatric Nephrology Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology, 2012-2014
Member, Geriatric Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-2012
Member, American Society of Nephrology, Program Committee, 2012-13
Member, External Advisory Committee to NIDDK, Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study, 2012-2017
Member, American Society of Nephrology, Grants Committee, 2007-13
Member, KNOD Study Section, Center for Scientifc Review, National Institutes of Health, 2008-2012
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Kidney Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes (KNOD) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, 2005-2008
Member, Program Committee, National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting, 2007-08; 2011-12
Member, CKD Surveillance Advisory Group, Centers for Disease Control, 2007-present
Member, Writing Committee, VA Primary Care Guideline for Chronic Kidney Disease, 2006-2008
Member, American Society of Nephrology, 2005-present
Editorial Board Member: CJASN, AJKD, ADvances in Chronic Kidney Disease
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Kidney Nutrition, Obesity and Diabetes (KNOD) Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, 2005-2008
Ad Hoc Reviewer for The Lancet, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney International, Journal of Vascular Surgery, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, Journal American Medical Association, Archives of Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine
Education & Training: 
Nephrology Fellowship
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
2003
Medicine Residency
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA
1999
Medical School
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
1996
Contact
Phone: 
(206) 277-3192
Mailing Address: 
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Renal Dialysis Unit
Building 100, Room 5B113
1660 S. Columbian Way 
Seattle, WA 98108
Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Chronic kidney disease in the elderly
  • End-of-life care
  • Peripheral arterial disease in chronic kidney disease
  • Vascular access
  • Health services research
  • Outcomes among veterans with chronic kidney disease
  • Treatment practices for chronic kdiney disease in older patients
  • End-of-life care in older adults with chronic kidney disease
  • Progression of chronic kidney diseaes in the elderly
Clinical Interests: 
  • Management of chronic kidney disease in the elderly
  • Palliative and end-of-life care in older adults with kidney disease
Publications