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Daphne Harrington Knicely, M.D.

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Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Female

Expertise: Nephrology

Research Interests: Patient Education and Outcomes

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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600 N. Wolfe Street
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Fax: 410-367-2258

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301 Mason Lord Drive
Suite 3400
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-1800

Background

Dr. Daphne Knicely is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine within the Division of Nephrology.  She earned her medical degree at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine.  She completed Internal Medicine residency at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC, and a clinical Nephrology fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA.  She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2014.  Dr. Knicely is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Knicely is committed to medical education with involvement as Co-Director for the Genes-to-Society Renal course for second year medical students, selected firm faculty for the Osler Medicine training program, and Associate Director of the Nephrology fellowship program at Johns Hopkins. 

Dr. Knicely has special interest in patient education and outcomes.  She is Co-Director of patient education within the Division of Nephrology at Johns Hopkins.  She helped establish the ABCs of Kidney Disease patient education program which includes the ABCs of Kidney Disease monthly free education series for patients, Caring for Kidney Disease yearly free patient education conference, and additional patient education endeavors. 

Dr. Knicely's has specific clinical expertise in the management of solitary kidneys, diabetic kidney disease, and home dialysis therapies.

 

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Titles

  • Associate Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, East Carolina University School of Medicine (2008)

Residencies

  • ECU Physicians at Brody School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2012)
  • Vidant Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2012)

Fellowships

  • University of Virginia Health System / Nephrology (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2011)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Nephrology (2014)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

  1. A Phase 2 Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of GS 4997 in Subjects with Diabetic Kidney Disease
    (IRB00045962). Completed October 2016.  (PI:  Mohamed G. Atta; Role:  Sub-Investigator)
  2. A Phase 3 randomized, open-label (Sponsor-blind), active-controlled, parallel-group, multi-center, event driven study in dialysis subjects with anemia associated with chronic kidney disease to evaluate the safety and efficacy of daprodustat compared to recombinant human erythropoietin, following a switch from erythropoietin-stimulating agents
    (IRB00116906). (PI:  Mohamed G. Atta; Role:  Sub-Investigator)
  3. A Phase 3 randomized, open-label (Sponsor-blind), active-controlled, parallel-group, multi-center, event driven study in non-dialysis subjects with anemia associated with chronic kidney disease to evaluate the safety and efficacy of daprodustat compared to darbepoetin alfa.
    (IRB00116907). (PI:  Mohamed G. Atta; Role:  Sub-Investigator)

Selected Publications

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Harrington D, Meara A, Vaccharajani T, Desai T. A Complicated "Simple" Renal Cyst. The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal 2012; 5: 35-39.

Meara A, Harrington D, Foster J, Vaccharajani T, Desai T. A case of pulmonary hemorrhage and renal failure. The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal 2012; 5:40-47

Harrington D, Myers L, Eisenman K, Bhise V, Nayak KS, Rosner MH. The Use of a Tablet Computer Platform to Optimize the Care of Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis: A Pilot Study. Blood Purif 2014; 37:311-315

Knicely D. (2015). Diabetic Kidney Disease. In R. R. Kalyani and T. Donner (Eds.), The Johns Hopkins POC-IT DIABETES Guide [The Unbound Platform, Mobile application software]

Thavarajah S, Knicely DH, Choi MJ. CKD for Primary Care Practitioners: Can We Cut to the Chase Without Too Many Shortcuts? Am J Kidney Dis 2016;67(6):826-829

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Renal Physician Association

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Cirrhotic Patients Awaiting Liver/Kidney Transplantation: Peritoneal Dialysis vs Hemodialysis?
    Oral Presentation, National, 33rd Annual Dialysis Conference, Seattle, WA (03/11/2013)
  • Doctor, I Need Orders! Red Blood Cell Exchange
    Oral Presentation, National, International Society of Blood Purification and Therapeutic Apheresis Academy Conference, Washington, DC (09/19/2014)
  • CKD: Collaborating on Kidney Disease
    Oral Presentation, National, Texas Club of Internists, Baltimore, MD (10/17/2016)
  • ABCs of Kidney Disease
    Webinar, International (10/27/2016)
    Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Healthcare Delivery & the Use of Technology
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Charlottesville, VA (02/12/2013)
    University of Virginia
  • HIV & Renal Diseases: Not Just About HIVAN Anymore
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Charlottesville, VA (02/05/2014)
    University of Virginia
  • Healthcare Delivery & the Use of Technology
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Memphis, TN (02/25/2014)
    University of Tennessee
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease: What's New? Molecular Mechanisms and Potential Therapies
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Baltimore, MD (11/07/2014)
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Effectively Educating Patients About Kidney Disease
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Baltimore, MD (12/04/2015)
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • CKD: Collaborating on Kidney Disease
    Oral Presentation, Regional, The Philip A. Tumulty Topics in Clinical Medicine, Baltimore, MD (05/05/2016)
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • CKDinForm
    Webinar, National (09/26/2016)
    CareFirst and National Kidney Foundation
  • Patient Education Programs
    Oral Presentation, Local, Renal Grand Rounds, Charlottesville, VA (05/30/2017)
    University of Virginia
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