Maria Alejandra Alfonso-Jaume



  • My name is Maria Alejandra Alfonso-Jaume. I was born in Argentina in 1959. I was raised in Patagonia in Argentina. Since an early age, maybe because of the scarcity of medical care I was exposed to, I developed a keen interest in medicine. I graduated from medical school in 1984 from the University of Buenos Aires, in Argentina. In 1988 my husband and I emigrated to United States and I completed a residency training in Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New York. Afterwards I completed a 3-year fellowship in Nephrology at the University of California in San Francisco and graduated in 1994. I joined the laboratory of my preceptor, Dr. David H. Lovett, as part of my Nephrology fellowship. After my fellowship ended, I was the recipient of several NIH-funded National Research Service Awards that allowed me to continue my research in Dr. Lovett’s laboratory up until I was awarded a VA Research Career Development grant on September 1999 and became an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UCSF. In 2003 I was awarded a VA Advanced Research Career Development grant and shortly after I joined the Nephrology Faculty at the University of Wisconsin in Madison as Assistant Professor. In 2014 I was promoted to Associate Professor and that same year in October 2014 I joined the Nephrology Faculty at the University of Toledo College of Medicine & Life Sciences. During my post-doctoral fellowship in San Francisco in 1995 I had my daughter Alexa and in 2006, in Wisconsin, I had my second child, Julian

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