Celebrating Our Distinguished Medical School Colleagues: Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance and celebration of the multitude of extraordinary achievements completed by African Americans. To help celebrate this month, the University of Minnesota Medical School has highlighted some of the work conducted by members of its staff, physicians, and researchers. Recognized in this article is Blanche Chavers, MD, Professor and Clinical Research Medical Director for the Department of Pediatrics. She has been with the University of Minnesota Medical School for 38 years. Currently, her research revolves around pediatric nephrology with a focus on improving kidney transplant outcomes and the study of an early marker of kidney disease. Read more about Dr. Chavers and the other professionals being honored this month.