Nephrology Fellowship Fellows :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Accomplishments of Nephrology Fellows

Current Fellows

Neha Dhingra, MD 
Fellow since July 2015. Completed residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Rachel Millner, MD 
Fellow since July 2015. Completed residency at Vermont Children’s Hospital, Burlington, VT

Funding Obtained during Fellowship:

National
NIH CTSA TL1 Mentored Clinical Research Training Program award: Ingraham (2010)
NIH Loan Repayment Program: Hains (2010)
NIH K08 Career Development Award: Ingraham and Spencer (2011, 2012)
NIH Loan Repayment Program: Becknell (2012)

Local
Intramural Grant Award from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Spencer (2010)
Intramural Grant Award from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Janjua (2010)
Technology Development Program from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Spencer (2011)
Ohio Perinatal Research Network: Spencer (2011)
Intramural Grant Award from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Kusumi (2013)
Intramural Grant Award from Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Nada (2014)

National Leadership:
Membership in multiple American Society of Pediatric Nephrology committees (multiple fellows)
Membership in American Society of Transplantation committee (Janjua)
Chair of Pediatric Fellows in Nephrology Association (pFeNA) (Spencer)
Co-Chair of Pediatric Fellows in Nephrology Association (pFeNA) (Kusumi)
Acceptance into John E. Lewy Foundation Advocacy Scholars Program (Spencer, Becknell)

Recent Awards:
Kenney Award, Best Abstract Presentation by a Fellow, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research Meeting: Becknell (2012)
Outstanding Fellow Publication Award, Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Becknell (2013)
Travel Grant, Pediatric Academic Societies Travel Awards Program for Young Investigators, American Society for Pediatric Nephrology Meeting, May 3rd-7th, Washington, D.C.: Becknell (2013)
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Day Poster Winner: Kusumi (2013)
ASPN Trainee Research Award (Clinical Science): Kusumi (2015)

Visibility of Fellows over the past five years:

  • Number of fellows: 12
  • Number of publications: 29
  • Number of oral presentations: 5
  • Number of poster presentations: 28
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