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Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Specialty Areas

Clinical Nephrology

Education and Experience

BS: Virginia Tech, 1973; MD: West Virginia University,1977; Intern: University of North Carolina,1977-8; Resident: University of North Carolina,1978-80; Nephrology Fellow: University of North Carolina, 1980-1; Nephrology Fellow: University of Minnesota,1981-2; Instructor, Department of Medicine: University of Minnesota,1982-3; Director of Home Dialysis: Henepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN,1983; Internist and Nephrologist: Chapel Hill Internal Medicine, 1984-95; Renal Consultant: University of North Carolina,1984-Present; Member: University of North Carolina Medical School Admissions Committee,1996-Present; Clinical Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, Present Position

Clinical Interests

Dr. Falk is interested in the selection, development, and training of physicians at all levels. With a background including over ten years of private clinical practice and current membership on the medical school admissions committee, Falk offers a clear vision to tomorrow’s practitioners. She teaches first and second year medical students, and oversees nephrology fellow’s clinical visits.

Selected Bibliography

Huffman KA, Schertz RM, and Mattern WD: An appraisal of the subclavian dialysis catheter. Editorial. The International Journal of Artificial Organs. 6(4): 176-177, 1983.

Schertz RJ, Falk RJ, Huffman KA, Thoman CA, and Mattern WD: Infections associated with subclavian Uldall catheters. Archives of Internal Medicine. 143:52-56, 1983.

Huffman KA, Proteinuria, Chapter 66. Manual of Clinical Problems in Adult Ambulatory Care; Little, Brown & Co., 1985, 1990, 1992.