Physician At Boston Medical Center, And Boston University School Of Medicine Awarded 2008 Outstanding Physician In Nephrology From The National Kidney Foundation
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(Boston, MA)— David Salant, MD, chief of the Section of Nephrology at Boston Medical Center and a professor of medicine, pathology and laboratory medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, has received the 2008 Outstanding Physician in Nephrology Award from the National Kidney Foundation of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Vermont. Salant, whose special interests include immunologic kidney disease and lupus, was honored at the foundation’s recent Gift of Life Awards Dinner.
He is internationally known for his expertise in the care and treatment of patients suffering from autoimmune diseases that affect the kidneys and other organs. His extensive research in the field has contributed to an understanding of the causes of glomerular diseases.
Salant is a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He also has served on the Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation of MA, RI, NH and VT for the past 20 years and on scientific, educational and advisory committees of the National Kidney Foundation, American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology and National Institutes of Health.
Salant received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed residency in internal medicine at the Johannesburg General Hospital in South Africa.