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May 26, 2023

American Society of Nephrology Awards

Congratulations to Drs. Ian de Boer, Beno Freedman, Ann O'Hare, and Kathy Tuttle, who have received 2023 awards from the ASN.
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Each year, the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and achievements in clinical care, education, and research through their lifetime achievement and midcareer awards.

Congratulations to the following from the Department of Medicine who have received 2023 ASN awards:

Dr. Ian de Boer

Distinguished Researcher Award
Dr. Ian de Boer, professor

The Distinguished Researcher Award recognizes individuals who have made substantial research contributions to the discipline of nephrology and who display innovation and excellence in research to advance the science and/or practice of nephrology.

Dr. Beno Freedman

Donald W. Seldin Young Investigator Award
Dr. Benjamin Freedman, associate professor

The Donald W. Seldin Young Investigator Award is presented annually to an individual with an outstanding record of achievement and creativity in basic or patient-oriented research related to the functions and diseases of the kidney.

Dr. Ann O'Hare

Distinguished Mentor Award
Dr. Ann O'Hare, professor

This award recognizes individuals who have made contributions to the kidney community through the mentorship and development of other clinicians or researchers, and who inspire trainees to pursue nephrology and become leaders in the transformation of healthcare through innovations in research, education, and practice.

Dr. Kathleen Tuttle

John P. Peters Award
Dr. Kathleen Tuttle, clinical professor

The John P. Peters Award recognizes individuals who have made substantial research contributions to the discipline of nephrology and have sustained achievements in one or more domains of academic medicine including clinical care, education and leadership. Established in 1983, this annual award is named for one of the fathers of the discipline of nephrology.


Since 1966, ASN has been leading the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge and advocating for the highest quality care for patients. ASN has nearly 21,000 members representing 140 countries.