Rasheed Gbadegesin elected to ASPN

DMPI faculty member Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS was recently elected to the Council of the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology (ASPN) for a three-year term.

The ASPN was founded in 1969 to promote optimal care for children with renal disease and to disseminate advances in the clinical practice and basic science of pediatric nephrology. The ASPN, which comprises more than 600 members, has been and continues to be, the primary representative of the pediatric nephrology community in both the United States and Canada.

“Dr. Gbadegesin has proven himself as a respected leader among patient families, staff and colleagues,” said Ann M. Reed, MD, chair of the Department of Pediatrics. “We are excited this opportunity will allow him to expand the scope of his leadership and represent Duke Pediatrics on a prestigious national scale.” Dr. Gbadegesin was also recently elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.