Dr. Grams is a nephrologist, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, and core faculty member of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research at Johns Hopkins University. She received her Bachelor of Science from Yale University and medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed internal medicine training at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and her nephrology fellowship, Master of Health Science, and doctoral degree in Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Grams is engaged in efforts to simplify multidimensional data into actionable clinical indicators. She has active research programs in risk tool development and testing, pharmacoepidemiology, and metabolomics and genomics. She is co-PI of the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium, a 200+ investigator consortium of more than 11 million participants. Her work is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Kidney Foundation. Dr. Grams recently received the American Society of Nephrology – American Heart Association’s Donald W. Seldin Young Investigator award and the Johns Hopkins University’s Frederick L. Brancati Excellence in Mentoring Award.