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Nwamaka Eneanya, MD, MPH, FASN

Senior Scientific Advisor

Nwamaka Eneanya, MD, MPH, FASN is currently an attending nephrologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the Director of Health Equity, Anti-Racism and Community Engagement in the Nephrology Division. Dr. Eneanya completed her nephrology training at the combined Nephrology Fellowship Program at Massachusetts General Hospital/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital and residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She holds an undergraduate degree from Cornell University, medical degree from Meharry Medical College, and master’s degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Eneanya is a clinical investigator with research interests that center on palliative care, informed decision-making and health equity among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. Her work has been supported by NIDDK, NIMHD, and the American Society of Nephrology. She is also passionate about promoting diversity within academia as well as pursuing educational and outreach opportunities through traditional and social media.