Scientific Advisory Board

David Allen Bushinsky, M.D. Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology and Physiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, and Chief, Nephrology Division, University of Rochester Medical Center
John Cunningham, D.M. Professor of Nephrology, UCL Medical School, London; Consultant Nephrologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, and The London Clinic; Physician, King Edward VII Hospital, London; Head of the Medical Household to HM the Queen; and Physician to the Queen.
Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D. Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Senior Scientist and Director, Bone Metabolism Laboratory Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Glenville Jones, Ph.D. Head of Biochemistry Department, Professor of Biochemistry & Medicine, Queen's University
Kevin Martin, M.D. Director of Research, Division of Nephrology, St. Louis University School of Medicine
L. Darryl Quarles, M.D. Director of Division of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Research, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Isidro Salusky, M.D. Professor of Pediatric Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, and Director of Clinical Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine
Stuart Sprague, D.O. Chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, North Shore University Health System, and Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

L. Darryl Quarles, M.D.

Director of Division of Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Research, University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Quarles was Director of the Kidney Institute and the Department of Internal Medicine’s Nephrology Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center. There, he also served as Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Quarles earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham after graduating from Duke University. He completed a residency in Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a fellowship in Nephrology at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Quarles was on the faculty at Duke University from 1986 to 2004, where he was Professor of Medicine, Director of the Center for Bone and Mineral Disorders and developed a strong NIH funded research program. His research group, including three Assistant Research Professors, and several senior technicians and postdoctoral fellows, recently relocated to the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Quarles is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in the subspecialty of Nephrology. He is a former deputy editor for the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and is a member of the editorial board for Bone and Mineral Metabolism, and a member of the publications committee for the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Research and was recently inducted into the Association of American Physicians.


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