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CURRICULUM VITAE

Dawn Felicity Wolfgram MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
VA Medical Center
5000 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53295

CITIZENSHIP:  USA

EDUCATION:
6 - Present POST DOCTORAL TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
9/1999 - 12/2002 B.S., Majors: Molecular and Cellular Biology and Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison
9/2003 - 5/2007 M.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
7/2010 - 6/2012 Nephrology Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, 1685 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
7/2012 - Present Staff Nephrologist, Section of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
7/2012 - Present Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
7/2013 - Present Associate Program Director for Nephrology Fellowship, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
7/2012 - Present Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI,

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Internal Medicine
8/2010
None
ABIM - Nephrology
10/2012
None
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
4/16/2010
10/31/2013
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
6/2000 - Present Medical Scholars Freshman Summer Research Program.
5/2001 - Present Letters and Science Summer Sophomore Apprenticeship Research Grant.
6/2001 - Present Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award
6/2004 - Present Shapiro Summer Medical Research Fellowship Award
5/2007 - Present John Curtis Kimberly Award for 4th year Medical Student in Internal Medicine
9/2013 - 6/2015 Clinical Scholars Research Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
7/2010 - Present National Kidney Foundation
7/2010 - Present American Society of Nephrology
8/2014 - Present Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
1/2014 - Present BMC Nephrology
3/2014 - Present Peritoneal Dialysis International
9/2014 - Present Hemodialysis International

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial
Source:
NIH/NHLBI/NIA/NIDDK/NINDS
Role:
site co-investigator
PI:
William Cushman
Dates:
9/2013 - Present
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Dialytic hemodynamics and association with gait speed in edlerly hemodialysis patients
Source:
Froedtert Hospital Foundation
Role:
PI
Dates:
7/2014 - Present
Direct Funds:
$1,000
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Thrombospondin and angiogenesis
Source:
NHLBI
Role:
Student Research
PI:
Deane Mosher
Dates:
6/1991 - 8/2001
 
Title:
Identification of human embryonic stem cells in infarcted mouse myocardium
Source:
Shapiro Summer Reseach Program
Role:
Medical Student Research
PI:
Timothy Kamp
Dates:
6/2004 - 8/2004
Direct Funds:
$3,000
 
Title:
Association between intra-dialytic hypotension and cognitive test scores in patients on dialysis
Source:
Research Affairs Committee and Froedtert Hospital Foundation
Role:
PI
Dates:
5/2013 - 9/2014
Direct Funds:
$25,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Development of a 16 amino acid probe for use in electron and fluorescent microscopy
Source:
NIC/NCI
Role:
Intramural Research Training Awardee
PI:
Siriam Subramaniam
Dates:
12/2003 - 8/2003
Direct Funds:
$15,000
 
Title:
Indicators of renal recovery in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy
Role:
Resident reseach
PI:
Micheal Hueng
Dates:
8/2008 - 6/2010
 
Title:
Diuretic dosing in hypercalciuric patients with hsitory of nephrolithiasis and effects on 24 hour urinary calcium excretion
Role:
PI
Dates:
5/2011 - 6/2012
 
Title:
Development of clostridium difficle colitis in peritoenal dialysis patients with peritonitis
Role:
PI
Dates:
12/2011 - 3/2012
 
Title:
Changes in dementia prevalence after dialysis initiation by dialysis modality
Source:
Division of Nephrology Funds
Role:
PI
Dates:
9/2013 - 8/2014
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Wolfgram DF, Management of hypertension and diabetes in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease, Medical College of Wisconsin- Medicine Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 4/2014 - Present
 
PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Hannah DF, Panetti TS, Mosher DF. , Lysophospholipid induced endothelial cell migration: the role of extracellular matrix proteins and vascular endothelial cell growth factor, Mini-Symposium: Cell Signaling and Growth Control, Madison, Wisconsin, 6/2000 - Present
2. Hannah DF, Kamp TJ. , Indentification of human embryonic stems cells in infarcted mouse myocardium, University of Wisconsin Medical School Research Forum, Madison, Wisconsin, 8/2004 - Present
 
Regional
1. Hannah DF, Rhabdomyolysis on an 82 year old man on lipid lowering therapy, American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 10/2006 - Present
2. Wolfgram DF, Pre-dialysis fluid overload is an important predictor of renal recovery in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy, Midwest Nephrology Fellow's Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 10/2010 - Present
 
National
1. Wolfgram DF, Song P, Hu Y, Kommareddi M, Heung M. , The Association between fluid overload and recovery fo renal fucntion in acute kidney injury, National Kidney Foundation. Spring Clinical Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, 6/2011 - Present
2. Wolfgram DF, Foster D, Schlageter K, Wilkinson S, Jorgenson L Jones L, Astor BC, Chan M, Risk factors assoicated with development of clostridium diffcle colitis in peritoneal dialysis patients with peritonitis, Annual Dialysis Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, 3/2012 - Present
 
International
1. Wolfgram DF, Song, P, Hu Y, Heung M, Predictors of dialysis independence in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy, American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, 11/2009 - Present
2. Wolfgram DF, Astor BC, Gundo V, Jhagroo RA, Standard dose hydrochlorothiazide is associated with less urinary calcium reduction compared to chlorthalidone, American Society of Nephrology, San Diego, California, 11/2012 - Present
3. Wolfgram DF, Szabo, A, Murray AM, Whittle J., Differences in incidence of dementia based on dialysis modality, American Society of Neprhology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 11/2013 - Present
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
6/2013 - Present Member, Key Clinical Faculty, Nephrology, Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
9/2013 - Present Member, Program Evaluation Committee, Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
11/2012 - Present M2 Renal lecture
 
Resident and Fellow Education
1/2013 - Present Clinical Pathological Correlation Case
1/2013 - Present Geriatric Nephrology Curriculum for Fellows
3/2013 - Present Nephrology Jounral Club for Fellows
9/2014 - Present Resident Jounral Club
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING (e.g. at Marquette, UWM, etc.):
Resident and Fellow Education
1/2013 - Present Zablocki VA Medical Center, Attending on nephrology consult service 3 months per year
1/2013 - Present Zablocki VA Medical Center, Attending for general medicine ward. 0.5-1 month per year
 
MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Kristine Sunio, Medical College of Wisconsin, 7/2013 - 12/2013 Mentored Fellows research Project
Zubin Lathara, Medical College of Wisconsin, 7/2014 - 12/2014 Mentored Fellows research project
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Heung M, Wolfgram DF, Kommareddi M, Hu Y, Song PX, Ojo AO Fluid overload at initiation of renal replacement therapy is associated with lack of renal recovery in patients with acute kidney injury. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Mar;27(3):956-61 PMCID: PMC3471547
2. Wolfgram DF, Foster D, Astor BC, Chan MR Development of Clostridium difficile colitis in peritoneal dialysis patients treated for peritonitis. Perit Dial Int. 2012 Nov-Dec;32(6):666-8 PMCID: PMC3524895
3. Wolfgram DF, Gundu V, Astor BC, Jhagroo RA Hydrochlorothiazide compared to chlorthalidone in reduction of urinary calcium in patients with kidney stones. Urolithiasis. 2013 Aug;41(4):315-22
4. Wolfgram D, Sunio L, Vogt E, Smith HM, Visotcky A, Laud P, Whittle J Hemodynamics during Dialysis and Cognitive Performance. Nephrology (Carlton). 2014 Aug 8:
5. Panetti TS, Hannah DF, Avraamides C, Gaughan JP, Marcinkiewicz C, Huttenlocher A, Mosher DF Extracellular matrix molecules regulate endothelial cell migration stimulated by lysophosphatidic acid. J Thromb Haemost. 2004 Sep;2(9):1645-56