Effects of vasopressor therapy on patient outcomes; Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury
In July 2010, Dr. Nevin Katz joined the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins University Division of Cardiac Surgery focusing on Cardiac Surgical Critical Care. He continues to be President and Executive Director of FACTS-Care.
In May 2010, Dr. Katz co-directed the first AATS/STS Symposium on Cardiothoracic Critical Care at the 90th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. He then co-directed the 2011 Symposium at the AATS Annual Meeting. In January 2011, Dr. Katz co-directed the first STS Postgraduate Cardiothoracic Critical Care Symposium at the 47th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and then co-directed the Symposium at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Dr. Katz has participated in a variety of clinical and laboratory research studies. Dr. Katz has had a continuing interest in developing strategies to prevent and manage cardiac surgery-associated renal failure. He has participated in international meetings in this regard, including the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) VI of 2007, ADQI VII of 2008, and was a faculty member of the International Vicenza Course on Critical Care Nephrology in 2010.
His professional memberships include the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
In 2008 he was appointed to the Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, and in 2012, he became Associate Editor for Perioperative Management.