John D. Mahan, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Biography

John D. Mahan, MD, is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Nationwide Children’s and The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSU COM). He is also Director of the Nationwide Children’s Center for Faculty Development and Program Director of the Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program. Dr. Mahan received his Medical Degree from Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University). His clinical and research interests include growth failure in children with chronic kidney disease, treatments of glomerular disorders, pediatric dialysis and renal transplantation and emerging therapies for metabolic bone disorders in children, including bisphosphonates and burosumab. He is also engaged in advancing medical education through innovative teaching methods and efforts to develop evidence based medical education, particularly as Co-Director of the Pediatric Resident Burnout - Resilience Study Consortium. Dr. Mahan is a member of the OSU COM Center for Faculty Engagement, Advancement and Mentoring (FAME) Executive Committee; Chairman of the Pedialink Editorial Board for the American Academy of Pediatrics; Co-Chair of the Professional Education Committee of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) and a member of IPNA Council; and Co-Chair of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology Training Program Directors Committee. He is a founding member and President of the Board of Directors of the Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium. He is a Co-PI for the NIH Cure-GN Longitudinal study. He also is a member of the Board and the Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation serving Central Ohio.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Henry Barnett Nephrology Award, AAP Section of Pediatric Nephrology, 2021
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, OSU COM, 2020
  • Courage to Teach Master Teacher Award, OSU, 2019
  • Career Contribution Award Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2014
  • Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award, Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), 2013
  • , Arnold P. Gold Humanism Society, 2013
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2012
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2012
  • Faculty Teaching Award, OSU College of Medicine, 2006
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, OSU Department of Pediatrics, 2002
  • , Society for Pediatric Research, 1995
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, OSU Department of Pediatrics, 1987
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1996 - 1996
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research, 1995 - 1995
  • Member, Association of Pediatric Program Directors, 1991 - Present
  • Member, International Pediatric Nephrology Association, 1990 - Present
  • Member, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, 1984 - Present
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology, 1984 - Present
  • Nephrology Training Grant AM 07087-09, Public Health Service, 1982 - 1984
  • Fellowship, National Kidney Foundation, 1981 - 1982
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/25/1984

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1984
Residency University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1981
Internship University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1978
Medical School Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia Date Completed: 06/30/1977
Research Funding
Nationwide Children's Hospital

NIH CureGN Longitudinal Study, Co-Principal Investigator

Novel longitudinal cohort study of >2400 children and adults with glomerular disorders focused on natural history and outcomes related to biomarkers and therapies - 2021-2026

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Pediatrics