The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland has named Drs. Lawrence J. Appel and Jonathan S. Bromberg as its 2014 Kidney Champions.
The physicians were chosen for their accomplishments in the medical and surgical world, related to kidney health and transplantation.
“We are delighted to honor these prestigious doctors who have made significant contributions in the field of kidney disease research and organ transplantation as our 2014 Kidney Champions,” said NKF-MD Vice President Christie Vera. “Their personal sacrifices will continue to have a lasting impact on the future of kidney health and the success of organ transplantation for generations.”
Appel is the C. David Molina professor of medicine and director of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, a joint program of the School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins.
Bromberg is professor of surgery and microbiology and immunology and chief of the Division of Transplantation at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.