Christopher D. Blosserq
United Arab Emirates
Dr. Blosser is a transplant nephrologist and director of the transplant fellowship, who cares for people with kidney transplants or potentially need kidney transplants. In addition to his clinical roles, he is involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows at UW. He conducts research involving adherence to healthcare and medications, including using social media technologies. He is also involved in studying immune system dysfunction and how parts of the immune system intended to stop (regulate) a response can become dysfunctional resulting in disease. Dr. Blosser earned his M.D. from University of Kansas, then completed internal medicine residency, a chief medical resident year and general nephrology fellowship at the University of Michigan, prior to a research fellowship in transplant immunology and clinical transplant fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. After 3 years on faculty at the University of Iowa, he moved to UW in 2013. He is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. He is the past chair of the American Society of Transplantation Kidney/Pancreas Advisory Council, on the Transplant Research Institute Network organizing committee and is an associate editor for the American Journal of Transplantation.