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Kenneth Raymond Hallows, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Director of The Usc/Ukro Kidney Research Center
Chief, Division of Nephrology
MMR 628 1333 San Pablo Street Off Campus Los Angeles


Dr. Hallows is studying the metabolic control of kidney epithelial salt and water transport mechanisms with relevance to hypertension, acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. He is also studying the role of metabolic changes in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and other kidney diseases at various levels.

After completing his undergraduate training at Brown University, Dr. Hallows earned his PhD and MD degrees from the University of Rochester. He then went on to complete residency in internal medicine and then a fellowship in nephrology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After spending a year as an instructor at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Hallows moved to the University of Pittsburgh as an assistant professor, then associate professor of medicine, before moving to the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 2015.


American Physiological Society: Lazaro J. Mandel Young Investigator Award, 2009

American Society of Nephrology: Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grantee, 2006

American Society of Nephrology: Fellow, 2004

University of Pennsylvania: J. Russell Elkinton Renal Fellow Teaching Award, 1999-2000

National Kidney Foundation: Renal Fellow Research Forum Prize, 1999

Alpha Omega Alpha: National Medical Honor Society, 1994

University of Rochester : William F. Neuman Award in Biophysics, 1992

University of Rochester: Edward F. Adolph Prize in Physiology, 1988

University of Rochester: Walle J.H. Nauta Award in Neural Sciences, 1988

Brown University: Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize in Biology, 1987

Brown University: CBS Merit Scholarship, 1983-1987

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