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Rodgers Awarded for Leading Fight Against Kidney Disease

Dr. Griffin Rodgers accepts award from Dr. Okusa

Photo: American Society of Nephrology

Dr. Griffin Rodgers (r), director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, received the President’s Medal from the American Society of Nephrology during the ASN Kidney Week meeting in San Diego recently. ASN president Dr. Mark D. Okusa presented Rodgers with the award—the society’s highest civilian honor—for leading the fight against kidney disease by advancing research, educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge and working for high-quality medical care. 

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