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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Nephrology
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 267-425-5804
Fax: 215-590-3705
Email: amarals@email.chop.edu
Research Area(s): Chronic Disease Management Medication Adherence

Sandra Amaral, MD, MHS

Medical Director of Kidney Transplant Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Assistant 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 healthcare settings 4) Investigation of urinary biomarkers to predict early kidney transplant injury in children and adolescents