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Michelle M. Estrella, M.D., M.H.S.

Michelle Mae Estrella, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Fellowship Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Female

Appointment Phone

410-955-0670

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Fellowship Program Director
  • Assistant Co-Director of the Renal Disease Epidemiology Training Program
  • Associate Faculty, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Kidney Diseases, Nephrology

Research Interests

Genetics; Epidemiology; HIV research; Kidney disease; NA-ACCORD; WIHS; MACS; Epidemiological research of chronic kidney disease and nephrotic syndromes; Renal biomarkers in kidney diseases; Kidney disease and HIV-infected individuals

Biography

Dr. Michelle M. Estrella is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury.

Dr. Estrella serves as Associate Director of the Nephrology Fellowship Program and Associate Co-director of the Renal Disease Epidemiology Training Program.

She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School - Houston and completed her residency in internal medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship in nephrology at Johns Hopkins and also received a master’s degree in health science from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Her research interests include epidemiological and translational studies focused on kidney disease and its consequences, particularly among HIV-infected individuals. She is also focused on the determining the utility of kidney injury biomarkers in the context of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Texas Medical School at Houston / MD (2001)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2004)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Nephrology (2006)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2004)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Nephrology (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Estrella’s research interests include epidemiological and translational studies focused on kidney disease and its consequences, particularly among HIV-infected individuals. In addition, she is interested in determining the clinical utility of kidney injury biomarkers in the context of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.

    Selected Publications

    http://www.experts.scival.com/jhu/expert.asp?n=Michelle+Estrella&u_id=2599

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Courses and Syllabi

    Barker Firm Faculty

  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha , 2000
    • Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research, National Institutes of Health , 2010
    • Junior Faculty Excellence in Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, , Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012

    Memberships

    • American Society of Nephrology
    • National Kidney Foundation

    Professional Activities

    • Chair, Renal Working Group, Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study
      http://www.statepi.jhsph.edu/macs/macs.html
    • Co-investigator, The North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design
      http://statepiaps.jhsph.edu/NAaccord/
    • Co-investigator, Womens Interagency HIV Study
      http://statepiaps.jhsph.edu/wihs/
    • Member, National Kidney Foundation, KDOQI Education Committee
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