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Lorraine Claire Racusen, MD

Professor of Pathology
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Professor of Pathology

Centers & Institutes

  • Comprehensive Transplant Center


Pathology, Transplant Pathology

Research Interests

acute renal failure; renal transplantation


  • English


United States-Canadian Academy of Pathology
American Society of Transplantation
American Society of Nephrology

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  • Education +


    • University of Vermont College of Medicine ( Burlington VT ) (1975)


    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Pathology ( Baltimore MD ) (1983)
    • University of North Carolina School of Medicine/Pathology ( Chapel Hill NC ) (1983)
    • Yale University School of Medicine/Gastroenterology ( New Haven CT ) (1979)


    • Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology (1984)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Have published extensively in the areas of acute renal failure, and renal allograft pathology - over 115 publications.
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  • Activities & Honors +


    Mellon Clinician-Scientist Award: Public Health Service fellowship award; NIH R-01s; Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology; McAllister lecturer - Yale University; Jacob Churg Award from the Renal Pathology Society for contributions to renal pathology.

    Professional Activities

    Attending on renal biopsy service, and autopsy service at Johns Hopkins and Johns Hopkins Bayview; Co-organizer of the Banff Conferences on Renal Allograft Pathology; Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology; On the editorial board of JASN, and CJASN; Former President of the International Renal Pathology Society; lecture extensively nationally and internationally on pathology of native and transplant kidney.
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2660
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2660
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2660
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