Paul Drawz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Paul Drawz

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
717 Delaware Street SE
MMC 1932, Suite 353
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Administrative Assistant Name
Nephrology

Administrative Phone
612-624-9444

Administrative Email
renaldiv@umn.edu

Administrative Fax Number
612-626-3840

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Associate Chair - Clinical Research


Nephrologist


Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Residency, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Summary

Dr. Drawz earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Nephrology Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. His research interests include hypertension, ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, and acute kidney injury. He is the recipient of an R01 from NHLBI. Dr. Drawz’s clinical interests include hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and inpatient nephrology.

Awards & Recognition

  • AJKD Reviewer Hall of Fame Inductee, American Journal of Kidney Diseases (2018)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Hypertension
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Health Disparities

Research Projects

  • Blood Pressure and Kidney Function - SPRINT vs Electronic Health Record Data (5R01HL136679 from NHLBI)
  • Preventing Cognitive Decline by Reducing BP Target Trial (PCOT; 1R61AG068486 from NIA) 
  • MN EHR Consortium COVID-19 Project

Experts@Minnesota profile https://experts.umn.edu/en/persons/paul-e-drawz

Publications

  • Drawz PE, Brown R, De Nicola L, Fujii N, Gabbai FB, Gassman J, He J, Iimuro S, Lash J, Minutolo R, Phillips RA, Rudser K, Ruilope L, Steigerwalt S, Townsend RR, Xie D, Rahman M; CRIC Study Investigators. Variations in 24-Hour BP Profiles in Cohorts of Patients with Kidney Disease around the World: The I-DARE Study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018. Sep 7;13(9):1348-1357.
  • Leither MD, Murphy DP, Bicknese L, Reule S, Vock DM, Ishani A, Foley RN, Drawz PE. The impact of outpatient acute kidney injury on mortality and chronic kidney disease: a retrospective cohort study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2018. 
  • Drawz PE, Pajewski NM, Bates JT, Bello NA, Cushman WC, Dwyer JP, Fine LJ, Goff DC Jr, Haley WE, Krousel-Wood M, McWilliams A, Rifkin DE, Slinin Y, Taylor A, Townsend R, Wall B, Wright JT, Rahman M. Effect of Intensive Versus Standard Clinic-Based Hypertension Management on Ambulatory Blood Pressure: Results From the SPRINT (Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial) Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study. Hypertension. 2017 Jan;69(1):42-50. 
  • Drawz PE, Alper AB, Anderson AH, Brecklin CS, Charleston J, Chen J, Deo R, Fischer MJ, He J, Hsu CY, Huan Y, Keane MG, Kusek JW, Makos GK, Miller ER 3rd, Soliman EZ, Steigerwalt SP, Taliercio JJ, Townsend RR, Weir MR, Wright JT Jr, Xie D, Rahman M; Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study Investigators. Masked Hypertension and Elevated Nighttime Blood Pressure in CKD: Prevalence and Association with Target Organ Damage. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Apr 7;11(4):642-52.
  • Drawz PE, Archdeacon P, McDonald CJ, Powe NR, Smith KA, Norton J, Williams DE, Patel UD, Narva A. CKD as a Model for Improving Chronic Disease Care through Electronic Health Records. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Aug 7;10(8):1488-99. 
  • Drawz PE, Beddhu S, Kramer HJ, Rakotz M, Rocco MV, Whelton PK. Blood Pressure Measurement: A KDOQI Perspective. Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 Mar;75(3):426-434. 
  • Norton JM, Ali K, Jurkovitz CT, Kiryluk K, Park M, Kawamoto K, Shang N, Navaneethan SD, Narva AS, Drawz P. Development and Validation of a Pragmatic Electronic Phenotype for CKD. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Sep 6;14(9):1306-1314.

Clinical

Specialties

  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • General Nephrology
  • Hypertension

Clinics

Kidney (Nephrology) Clinic