Katherine Tuttle, MD
Clinical Professor
Division of Nephrology
Medical & Scientific Director, Providence Medical Research Center/Sacred Heart Center
Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, WWAMI Program Washington State University

Faculty Information


National and International Responsibilities:

Chair, Translating Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Research into Improved Clinical Outcomes - The Science of Type 2 Translation (T2) Committee, National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2010-present.

Associate Editor, Clinical Journal for the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), 2010-present.

Member, Post-Graduate Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-present.

Chair, Health Care Provider Work Group, National Diabetes Education Program, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease, 2007-present, (Member 2004-present).

Member, Planning Committee, Proteinuria as a Surrogate Outcome in Chronic Kidney Disease, National Kidney Foundation and United States Food and Drug Adminsitration Consensus Panel, 2007-present.

Member, Operations and Steering Committees for the CORAL Trial, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 2006-present.

Co-Chair, Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Workgroup, National Kidney Foundation-Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI), 2003-present.

Member, Consensus Panel on Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Diabetes, National Kidney Foundation, 1999.

Member, Exectuive Council on Hypertension, National Kidney Foundation, 1998-present.

Education & Training: 
Nephrology Fellowship
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, TX
Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Medicine Residency
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, IL
Medical School
Northwestern University Medical School
Chicago, IL
Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology
Fellowship: American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine
Woman of Distinction: Girl Scouts Inland Empire Council
Outstanding Clinical Faculty, Internal Medicine-Spokane
Alpha Omega Alpha