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Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

Medical Director of Kidney Transplant Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine

Research Interests: 1) Pediatric kidney transplantation – disparities in access and outcomes 2) Treatment adherence – behavioral interventions to promote consistent positive health behavior among adolescents and young adults with chronic conditions 3) Transition of young adults with chronic conditions from pediatric to adult health care settings 4) Investigation of urinary biomarkers to predict early kidney transplant injury in children and adolescents