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Nisha
Bansal
MD, MAS

she/her
Division Leadership
Educational Leadership
Faculty
Pinned
Academic
Professor
Professional
Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professor
Director, Clinical and Research Education
Director, Kidney Heart Service, University of Washington
Sites of Practice
UW Medical Center Montlake

Bio

Nisha Bansal MD MAS is an Associate Professor and the Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Washington (UW). She is also an investigator in the Kidney Research Institute, the Director of Nephrology Clinical and Research Education and the Director of the Kidney-Heart Service at UW. Dr. Bansal completed college at Brown University, her medical degree at the University of Connecticut and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Research at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Tufts Medical Center, followed by completion of nephrology fellowship at UCSF.  Dr. Bansal’s clinical and research expertise is in hypertension and the intersection of kidney and heart disease. 

Honors

Induction into the American Society of Clinical Investigation
2022

Distinguished Researcher Award, American Society of Nephrology 2020

Arthur Stach Family Endowed Professorship
2019

UW Housestaff Scholarship Mentor Award
2018

UW Fialkow Scholars Award
2016

Mentored Career Development Award, NIDDK
2010-2015

Introduction to the Arnold P. Gold Foundation
2009

American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology
2008-2010

Tufts Medical Center Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
2006

Education

Master of Advanced Studies, Clinical Research
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
2010

Nephrology Fellowship 
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
2010

Medicine Residency
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA
2006

Medical School 
University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT
2003

Clinical Interests

  • Hypertension
  • Chronic kidney disease

Research Interests

  • Clinical research studies to understand pathophysiology, treatment, and outcomes associated with hypertension and cardiovascular disease at different stages of chronic kidney disease
  • Understanding the epidemiology and pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Exploring treatment options for cardiovascular diseaes in patients with chronic kidney disease
  • Understanding mechansims and treatment of hypertension in patients with chronic kidney disease

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