Peritoneal Dialysis: A People-Centred Approach - European Medical Journal

Peritoneal Dialysis: A People-Centred Approach


The EMJ Podcast | Episode 150

Edwina Brown, Consultant Nephrologist at Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, and Honorary Professor of Renal Medicine at Imperial College London, UK, joins Jonathan to discuss how nephrologists can take a more person-centred approach to medical care and decision-making. Brown also details her goals as President of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD), and how she wants it to become more inclusive.

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Speaker bio:

Edwina Brown started her medical career by obtaining her undergraduate medical degree at Somerville College at the University of Oxford, UK, and University College Hospital London, UK. She then undertook renal training at the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA, before returning to the UK as a Registrar at University College Hospital London, and Senior Registrar at Charing Cross Hospital in London 2 years later.

At the time of her appointment, Brown was the only female Consultant Nephrologist working for the National Health Service (NHS). However, she has now been appointed the President of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD). She is a prolific author, with 200 papers published in distinguished journals, and has been the editor of numerous books.

When Brown is not working or completing one of her numerous studies such as KTOP, a study she is currently leading on kidney transplantation in older people, Brown likes to keep active. She can often be found walking and hiking, and she has passion for travel, music, and theatre.

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