Silvi Shah, MD (Councilor Five)

Silvi Shah, MD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at University of Cincinnati, Ohio. After completing her residency in Internal Medicine at University at Buffalo (SUNY), she completed her general nephrology fellowship from Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, followed by transplant nephrology fellowship at University of Alabama in Birmingham. Dr. Shah’s research interests focus on disparities in kidney disease, women’s health in kidney disease including pregnancy and innovative education tools in nephrology. She is currently involved in investigator-initiated clinical and translational research studies; and industry sponsored national clinical trials. Her current funding includes DOIM’s Junior Faculty Award, HSL-COM Grant and university start up funds. Dr. Shah has authored several peer-reviewed manuscripts, and has presented at various premier international and national meetings. She is a peer reviewer for journals like Transplantation, American Journal of Nephrology and European Journal of Pediatrics. Dr. Shah leads American Society of Nephrology’s “Women’s Health and Research in Nephrology” community and is an executive member of American Society of Transplantation’s “Young Faculty Community of Practice”. She currently serves as a councilor in Women in Nephrology and in American Society of Nephrology’s media and communication committee. She is a fellow of American Society of Nephrology and American College of Physicians. Dr. Shah also has a keen interest in the use of social media in medical education. She currently serves as a faculty member in Nephrology Social Media Collective, American Journal of Kidney Disease’s NephMadness and NephJC (online nephrology journal club). She enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows.