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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
6/2007 - 6/2010 Internal Medicine Residency University of Michigan Health System, Dept of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI
7/2010 - 6/2012 Nephrology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Dept of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
7/2012 - Present Assistant Professor of Medicine, The Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, Division of Nephrology, Milwaukee,

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

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
12 - Present RESEARCH
6/1999 - 8/2001 Undergraduate Student Research, Dept. of Medicine-Hematology. Madison, WI. Mentor: Deane Mosher (MD)
9/2001 - 12/2002 Student Research Assistant, Center for the Study of Cultural Diversity in Healthcare. Madison, WI. Mentor: Gloria Johnson- Powell (MD)
12/2003 - Present NIH Intramural Research Training Award, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD. Post-baccalaureate research training in a Chemical and Structural Biology Laboratory. Mentor: Sriram Su (PhD)
6/2004 - Present Cardiovascular Research Center Summer Research Program, University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine. Madison (WI)
9/2008 - 6/2010 University of Michigan Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology. Ann Arbor, MI. Resident Research Project. Mentor: Michael Heung (MD)
7/2010 - Present National Kidney Foundation
7/2010 - 6/2012 University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology. Madison (WI. Fellow Research Projects:)
7/2010 - Present American Society of Nephrology
11/2012 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin and Clement Zablocki VA (Department of Medicine-Division of Nephrology)
• Association between dementia and dialysis modality
• Diuretic dosing in hypercalciuric patients with history of nephrolithiasis and effects on 24 hour urinary calcium excretion. Mentor: R. Allan Jhagroo (MD)
• Evaluate the association of dialysis modality on cognitive decline among incident dialysis patients. Mentor: Brad Astor (PhD)
• Project: Indicators of renal recovery in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy
• Project: Identification of human embryonic stem cells in infracted mouse myocardium.
Shapiro Summer Research Program. Mentor: Timothy Kamp, MD (PhD)
• Intra-dialytic hypotension and cognitive function
• Provided research and administrative assistance in the development of a culturally and linguistically competent healthcare model. In addition I worked on a NIH health disparities grant applicatio
• Localization of regions in thrombospondin-1 responsible for its apoptotic effects
• The role of growth factors on endothelial cell migration (a key component required for proper development of blood vessel formation.)
Participated in the following two research projects
• Project: Manufactured a 16 amino acid biotinylated probe with gold and fluorescent label to use for identification of proteins in electron and fluorescent microscopy.


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Panetti TS, Hannah DF, Avraamides C, Gaughan JP, Marcinkiewicz C, Huttenlocher A,
2. Mosher DF Extracellular matrix molecules regulate endothelial cell migration stimulated
3. by lysophosphatidic acid. J Thromb Haemost. 2004 Sep;2(9):1645-56
4. Heung M*, Wolfgram DF*, Kommareddi M, Song P, Hu Y, Ojo A.Fluid Overload at Initiation of Renal Replacement Therapy is Associated with Lack of Renal Recovery in Patients with Acute Kidney Injury. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Aug 19. *these authors contributed equally to this study.
5. Wolfgram DF, Foster D, Astor BC, Chan M. The development of Clostridium difficile colitis in peritoneal dialysis patients treated for Peritonitis. Perit Dial Int. 2012 Nov;32(6):666-8
6. Wolfgram DF, Astor BC, Jhargoo RA. Hydrochlorothiazide Compared to Chlorthalidone in Reduction of Urinary Calcium in Patients with Kidney Stones. Submitted to Urolithiasis. Revisions requested 1/2013.
7. Abstracts/Posters/Oral Presentations:
8. University of WI - Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium. Poster: Lysophospholipid induced endothelial cell migration: the role of extracellular matrix proteins and vascular endothelial cell growth factor. 2000
9. Mini-Symposium: Cell Signaling and Growth Control. Poster: Lysophospholipid induced endothelial cell migration: the role of extracellular matrix proteins and vascular endothelial cell growth factor. 2000
10. Sophomore Apprenticeship Retreat. Oral Presentation: Localization of regions in thrombospondin-1 responsible for its apoptotic effects. August 2001
11. University of Wisconsin Medical School Research Forum. Poster: Identification of human embryonic stem cells in infracted mouse myocardium. August 2004
12. American College of Physicians Wisconsin Chapter Annual Meeting. Poster and Presentation: Rhabdomyolysis in an 82 year old man on lipid lowering therapy. October 2006
13. American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation: Predictors of dialysis independence in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy. November 2009
14. University of Michigan Senior Resident Research Conference. Oral Presentation: Predictors of dialysis independence in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy. June 2010
15. Midwest Nephrology Fellow's Conference. Oral Presentation: Pre-dialysis fluid overload is an important predictor of renal recovery in patients with acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy. October 2010
16. National Kidney Foundation. Spring Clinical Meeting. Poster Presentation: The association between fluid overload and recovery of renal function in acute kidney injury. June 2011
17. Annual Dialysis Conference. Poster Presentation: Risk factors associated with development of Clostridium difficult colitis in peritoneal dialysis patients treated for peritonitis. March 2012