Faculty Spotlight

The PRAISE Award (Patient Reported Assessment in Satisfaction and Excellence) reflects patient comments and is awarded to healthcare providers who are rated among the top in the nation for their listening and communication skills.


Transplant Nephrology faculty Chris Blosser, MDIris De Castro MD and Nicolae Leca MD, recipients of the UWMC PRAISE Award for the period January-June 2018.

PRAISE Award winners serve as role models, setting valuable examples in excellent communication to their fellow physicians.

Iris De Castro, MD
Dr. Iris De Castro
Nicolae Leca, MD
Dr. Nicolae Leca
Dr. Christopher Blosser