St John's Medical College

Priya Pais.
Designation :Professor & Head
Department : Paediatric Nephrology

MD, M.Sc
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics & Pediatric Nephrology

I have 18 years of experience in pediatric nephrology spanning India and the United States with a master's degree in clinical investigation. My special clinical interests include hypertension, nephro-urology and chronic kidney disease. My research focuses on hypertension, CKD outcomes and quality of life. I have had leadership roles in the hospital ethics committee and national & international pediatric nephrology bodies (Indian society of pediatric nephrology, International pediatric nephrology association IPNA & International pediatric transplant association IPTA) "

Institutional roles:
• Vice-President, St John’s Medical College Alumni Association
• Hospital Ethics Committee. Convenor (2019 – current).
• Internal Complaints Committee. Member (2019 – current)

International roles:
• International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA): Sister Centre Committee, Core Group (2020 - current)
• Chair, Outreach Committee, International Pediatric Transplant Association: Outreach Committee (2020 - current)

• Ambulatory blood pressure nomogram derivation for Indian children: A pioneer study – ICMR
• Costing and Outcomes of Pediatric CKD: A multi-centre prospective study from low/ low middle income countries – ISN
• Using Narrative medicine to reveal the ‘hidden voice’ of children being treated for advanced chronic kidney disease - IRB.

Projects Non-Funded (2023)
Special areas of Interest:

Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Transplant
General Nephrology
Bioethics & Health Economics

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