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Robert Hoover, M.D.
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Dr. Hoover is the new Chief of the Section of Nephrology and Hypertension and Professor of Medicine in the Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.
Dr. Hoover received his BS from Howard University and his MD from UCLA. He did his Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University. He did Nephrology Fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Vanderbilt before coming onto junior faculty at Vanderbilt and then Yale. He moved on to the University of Chicago as Assistant Professor of Medicine. Dr. Hoover also served as Associate Vice-Chair for Diversity for the Department of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He then returned to Emory University where he advanced to Associate Professor and Associate Fellowship Program director.
Dr. Hoover has a long and distinguished track record of national service for the AHA, ASN, APS and NIH. He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Workforce and Training Committee and the TREKS subcommittee. He is also a member of the ASN Awards Selection Committee. He is Chair of the AHA Council on Hypertension SCILL committee. Dr. Hoover is currently a standing Study Section Member for the KFUD NIH/NIDDK Study Section.
Dr. Hoover was one of the charter members of the ASN Diversity and Inclusion Committee and served on the 2015 ASN Kidney Week Program Committee. He served as Chair of the Awards Committee for the American Physiological Society Renal Section. He also served as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Physiology, Renal Physiology amongst many other service contributions. Dr. Hoover has numerous publications and has received extensive federal funding including NIH R01 and VA Merit funding. Dr. Hoover’s research focuses on investigating the regulation of distal tubule sodium handling and its impact on blood pressure.
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