Michelle Rheault, MD (Secretary)

Dr. Michelle Rheault is a pediatric nephrologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She received her MD degree at the University of Minnesota and completed Pediatric residency and Pediatric Nephrology fellowship there followed by a research fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 2008 and is currently the Director of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology and medical director of the pediatric dialysis unit. She is on the steering committee of the Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium, a clinical research network that aims to facilitate collaboration in pediatric nephrology. Her clinical research interests include Alport syndrome, pediatric glomerular disease, and pediatric ESRD. Dr. Rheault is a member of the American Society of Nephrology Media and Communications committee (2018-2019) and Program committee (2018). She is a member of the U of MN Department of Pediatrics Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Council and is a strong advocate for women in medicine.