Associate Fellow

Yuvaram Reddy, MBBS, MPH

  • Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the Renal-Electrolyte & Hypertension Division, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center

Yuvaram Reddy, MBBS, MPH is a nephrologist at the Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC) and an investigator with the VA Center of Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP).  He is the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the Renal-Electrolyte & Hypertension Division at the University of Pennsylvania and the CMCVAMC. Dr. Reddy’s research focuses on a) understanding barriers to home dialysis use and b) developing novel strategies to improve home dialysis use. He is conducting a mixed-methods study to identify major home dialysis barriers (the IM HOME study) with funding from AHRQ (K12 HS026372). He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology Quality Committee, a speaker at the virtual home dialysis mentorship program (HOME), and a member of the 2021 KDIGO Controversies Conference on Home Dialysis. His research draws from methodologies in health services research, implementation science, and decision sciences to address gaps in home dialysis care delivery.

Dr. Reddy received his MBBS degree from Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Boston Medical Center and his Nephrology fellowship at Mass General Brigham. He completed a research fellowship at the Medical Practice Evaluation Center at Mass General Brigham with funding from NIDDK (T32 DK007527, F32 DK126345) and the American Society of Nephrology (Ben J. Lipps award). During his research fellowship, he completed a Master’s of Public Health Degree in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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