Peter P. Reese

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Assistant Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Renal Division, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Medical Director, Kidney Transplantation Care at Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Center for Quality Analytics and Research in Transplantation (PQART), Penn Transplant Institute, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
917 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: 215-573-8070
Fax: 215-615-0349
Lab: Cell Phone 215-900-3782
Education:
B.A. (Anthropology)
Princeton University, 1993.
(Post-Baccalaureate Year)
University of Washington, 1994.
M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1999.
M.S.C.E.
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

Peter Reese, MD, MSCE is a transplant nephrologist and epidemiologist. He cares for patients at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

His research focuses on: a) developing effective strategies to increase access to transplantation, b) determining outcomes of health policies on patients with renal disease, and c) testing strategies to improve important health behaviors such as medication adherence. He directs Penn’s Center for Quality, Analytics and Research in Transplantation (PQART). He also chairs the Ethics Committee for the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), which oversees organ allocation and transplant regulation in the United States.

In the transplant field, Dr. Reese has written specifically about the ethical implications of accepting live kidney donors with risk factors for kidney disease, live donor outcomes, the effects of organ allocation policy on vulnerable subgroups including children and the elderly, and better strategies to promote the careful use of higher-risk organs.

Dr. Reese’s mission encompasses energetic support of talented and motivated young researchers at all stages of training.

Dr. Reese's research support has included funds generously provided by:

· The National Institutes of Health

· A T. Franklin Williams Award in geriatric research (co-sponsored by the Association of Specialty Professors and the American Society of Nephrology) to examine the effects of emerging organ allocation proposals on older kidney transplant candidates

· The American Society of Transplantation to study outcomes among older live kidney donors

· A Greenwall Faculty Scholars Grant to examine the ethical implications of novel methods to increase organ donor registration

· CVS-Caremark, Merck, and Humana to test innovative strategies for improving medication adherence

Additional information about Dr. Reese’s current research can be found here: http://www.med.upenn.edu/reeselab/

Description of Itmat Expertise

I am a transplant epidemiologist focused on expanding access to solid organ transplantation, and minimizing comorbidities among transplant recipients.

Selected Publications

Hall IE, Schroppel B, Doshi MD, Ficek J, Weng FL, Hasz RD, Thiessen-Philbrook H, Reese PP, Parikh CR: Associations of deceased donor kidney injury with kidney discard and function after transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation March {epub ahead of print} 2015.

Wilson FP, Shashaty M, Testani, J, Borovskiy Y, Ellenberg S, Feldman SI, Gitelman Y, Lin J, Negoianu D, Parikh CR, Reese PP, Urbani R, Fuchs B: Automated, Electronic Alerts for Acute Kidney Injury: A Randomized Trial. Lancet February {epub ahead of print} 2015.

Serper M, Patzer RE, Reese PP, Pryztula K., Koval R, Ladner DL, Levitsky JM, Abecassis MM, Wolf MS: Medication Misuse, Non-Adherence, and Clinical Outcomes among Liver Transplant Recipients. Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation 21(1): 22-8, January 2015.

Garg AX, Nevis IF, McArthur E, Sontrop JM, Koval JJ, Lam NN, Hildebrand AM, Reese PP, Storsley L, Gill JS, Segev DL, Habbous S, Bugeja A, Knoll GA, Dipchand C, Monroy-Cuadros MM, Lentine KL: Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia in Living Kidney Donors. New England Journal of Medicine 372(2): 124-33, January 2015.

Potluri V, Harhay MN, Wilson FP, Bloom RD, Reese PP: Kidney Transplant Outcomes for Prior Living Organ Donors. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2014 Nov {Epub ahead of print}

Schold JD, Buccini LD, Reese PP, Poggio ED, Goldfarb DA: Effect of Dialysis Initiation for Preemptively Listed Candidates in the Revised Kidney Allocation Policy. American Journal of Transplantation 14(12): 2855-60, December 2014

Goldberg DS, Reese PP, Amaral S, Abt PL: Reframing the impact of combined heart-liver allocation on liver transplant waitlist candidates. Liver Transplantation 20(11): 1356-64, November 2014

Mariani LH, White MT, Shults J, Anderson CA, Feldman HI, Wolf M, Reese PP, Denburg MR, Townsend RR, Lo JC, Cappola AR, Carlow D, Gadegbeku CA, Steigerwalt S, Leonard MB.: Increasing Use of Vitamin D Supplementation in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study. Journal of Renal Nutrition 24(3): 186-93, May 2014

Ruebner R, Reese PP, Abt PL: Donation after cardiac death liver transplantation is associated with increased risk of end-stage renal disease. Transplant International 27(12): 1263-71, December 2014.

Wilson FP, Xie D, Anderson HA, Leonard MB, Reese PP, Delafontaine P, Horwitz E, Kallem R, Navaneethan S, Ojo A, Porter AC, Sondheimer JH, Sweeney HL, Townsend RR, Feldman HI: Urinary Creatinine Excretion, Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: The CRIC Study. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 9(12): 2095-103, December 2014.

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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