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CURRICULUM VITAE

Walter F. Piering MD
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  U.S.A.

EDUCATION:
6 - Present POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1954 - 1956 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1954 - 1956 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
1956 - 1958 B.S. (Psychology) University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
1956 - 1958 B.S. (Psychology) University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
1958 - 1962 M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
1958 - 1962 M.D., University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI
1962 - 1963 Rotating Intern, Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
1963 - 1966 Resident, Internal Medicine, Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee
1966 - 1968 Research Fellow in Renal Disease, Drs. E. J. Lennon and W.W. Engstrom, Marquette School of Medicine, Milwaukee

MILITARY SERVICE:
1954 - 1961 Staff Sgt, Wisconsin Air National Guard

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
1966 - 1969 Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Marquette School of Medicine now, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1969 - 1975 Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1975 - 1989 Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1989 - Present Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1968 - 1981 Director, Hemodialysis Center, Milwaukee County Medical Complex, (Originated and developed Dialysis Program),
1981 - 2005 Medical Director - Dialysis Unit, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 (Originated Dialysis Program). Became separate corporation, Wisconsin Renal Care Group 4/1/99,
1982 - Present Medical Director, St. Nicholas Hospital Dialysis Unit, Sheboygan, WI,
1990 - 1992 Vice Chief of Staff, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
1991 - 1999 Medical Director, Dialysis Program, (Stella Jones Dialysis Center) (Originated Acute and Chronic Dialysis Program) 2025 East Newport Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211,
1992 - 1994 Chief of Staff, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226
1995 - 1996 Primary transplant physician for UNOS Program, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
1999 - 2010 Medical Director, Wisconsin Renal Care Group, LLC,
1999 - 2005 Executive Board Committee, Renal Care Group - University Division, 1000 N. 92nd Street, Milwaukee, WI 53226
1999 - 2005 Medical Director Renal Care Group Dialysis Facilities at Stella Jones Columbia Hospital, Curative, Centre Point and Shorewood. Resigned/Retired,
1999 - 2005 Member, Executive Board, Renal Care Group, University Division, Inc.,
2006 - 2010 Medical Director, Fresenius Medical Care, Milwaukee Dialysis Center Resigned/Retired,

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
1966 - 1995 J. L. Doyne Hospital (Formerly Milwaukee County Medical Complex), Department of Medicine, WI 53226, 8700 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Hospital purchased by Froedtert Hospital), 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee
1969 - Present Consultant in Nephrology, Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53095
1973 - 10/2002 Consulting and courtesy staff, Nephrology, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53188 Resigned/r
1974 - 1988 Consulting Staff, Nephrology, Good Samaritan Medical Center, (Formerly Deaconess Hospital), Milwaukee, WI, Resigned as no longer used hospital,
1978 - Present Consulting Staff, Nephrology, Elmbrook Memorial Hospital, 19333 W. North Avenue Brookfield, WI 53405,
1981 - Present Senior Staff, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
1982 - Present Consulting Staff, Nephrology, St. Nicholas Hospital, Medical Director - Satellite Dialysis Unit (Originated Dialysis Program 1982). 1601 N. Taylor Dr., Sheboygan, WI 53081,
1983 - 2002 Consulting Staff, Nephrology, West Allis Memorial Hospital, 8901 W. Lincoln Ave., West Allis, WI 53227 Resigned/R
1991 - 2004 Courtesy Staff - Nephrology, Columbia Hospital, 2025 E. Newport Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211 Resigned /
1991 - 1999 Columbia Hospital, Director of Dialysis, Developed Acute Dialysis (1991-1997), Stella Jones Dialysis Unit (1995-1995), Resigned / Retired,
1997 - Present Davita (Gambro) Dialysis Units, 3801 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53208
1999 - Present Renal Care Group Dialysis Facilities,
1999 - 2001 Building,
1999 - 2001 Jones Dialysis Units,
2001 - Present Centre Point,
2001 - Present Shorewood,
Davita (Gambro) Brookfield Dialysis Unit, 19395 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI 53045

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Basic Science
Certificate
1148
5/6/60
American Heart Association ACLS Provider completion October 2008
October
2013
None
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
14701
7/10/63
10/31/13
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
10 - 29 59 Sigma Sigma, Honorary Medical School Fraternity
11 - 1 78 - Life University of Wisconsin - Medical Alumni Association
14 - Present MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:
1969 - Present American Society of Nephrology
1970 - 1971 Nephrology- Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1970 - Present International Society of Nephrology
1970 - 2003 American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
1971 - 1972 Nephrology - Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1971 - Present American Federation for Medical Research, Formerly American Federation for Clinical Research
1972 - 1973 Nephrology - Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1972 - Present Milwaukee Academy of Medicine
1974 - 1975 "Golden Oyster"- Nephrology Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1974 - Present American College of Physicians, Fellow
1975 - 1976 Medical Volunteer of the Year- National Kidney Foundation of WI
1976 - Present Nephrology - Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1977 - Present Marquis "Who's Who"
1985 - 2010 The International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis
1988 - Present Wisconsin Nephrology Association, Director
1988 - 2010 Renal Physicians Association
1993 - 1994 Nephrology - Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
1995 - 2003 American Heart Association
1997 - Present Excellence in Attending, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
2001 - 2005 Best Hospitals for Kidney Disease in 2001, Named by U.S. News and World Report
2002 - Present Original Artificial Kidney Investigation, Cameron, J Stewart, A History of the Treatment of Renal Failure by Dialysis: Chapter 12 New designs of artificial kidney:
2002 - Present The 50 Most Active Renal Transplant Centers in 2002, US News Top 50
2002 - 2003 Nephrology Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2004 Nephrology Best Teaching Service Award by Residents, Medical College of Wisconsin
2005 - 2009 American Diabetes Association
7/2011 - Present Froedtert Hospital received high national ranking in five specialties, including nephrology in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 "Best Hospitals" list
Oxford University Press, pp172-174; 2002

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1 - 1971 Fluid and electrolyte metabolism and hypertension. Wisconsin Regional Medical Program Kidney Disease Project, National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
1 - 11/22/80 Section Moderator: Clinical Dialysis & Transplant Forum, National Kidney Foundation Washington, D.C., USA
2 - 1972 Fluid and electrolyte metabolism and hypertension. Wisconsin Regional Medical Program Kidney Disease Project, National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2 - 8/91 9/91 - Preceptor 6 weeks, Training coordinator for Center for U.S.- U.S.S.R. Institutes Enterprise Program, Trainee: Yevgeney Nakhimov, M.D., City Hospital #4, 42 Dagomysskaja St., Sochi, USSR 354057, Milwaukee, WI, USA
3 - 1995 1996, Contributor to the certification and recertification program, American Board Internal Medicine, Milwaukee, WI, USA
3 - 4/13/73 Acute renal failure. Speaker at Oneida-Vilas County Medical Society Meeting. Rhinelander, WI
4 - 5/73 Fluid and electrolyte metabolism and hypertension. Wisconsin Regional Medical Program Kidney Disease Project National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
5 - 8/8/73 Proteinuria appearing in the urinalysis of an athlete. Second Annual Elmbrook Medical Seminar on Sports Medicine, Brookfield, WI
6 - 2/23 24/74 - Drug intoxication and overdose. Medical College of Wisconsin Postgraduate Course in Emergency Care (127 MDs). Pfister Hotel & Tower, Milwaukee, WI
7 - 4/19/74 Toxicology and Drug Related Emergencies. Medical College of Wisconsin Emergency Department, Milwaukee County Medical Complex Continuing Education for Nurses involved in Emergency Care. Pfister Hotel & Tower, Milwaukee, WI
8 - 10/4 5/74 - Medical Treatment of Uremia, Annual Symposium on Kidney Disease, Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
9 - 1/17/75 Acute renal failure. Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI
10 - 1/23/75 Acute renal failure. Postgraduate Course in Family Practice, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
11 - 2/7/75 Nephrotic syndrome. Deaconess Hospital, Medical Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI
12 - 7/17/75 Acute renal failure. Marquette University School of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI
13 - 9/12/75 Acute Renal Failure-- Lecture and Workshop on Blood Gases "Life is Breathtaking --75" Wisconsin Lung Association, Milwaukee, WI
14 - 10/9/75 Recruitment effort, Nursing Convention at Marc Plaza, Milwaukee, WI
15 - 10/15/75 Renal transplantation, Dialysis Staff Lecture, Deaconess Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
16 - Present RESEARCH GRANTS/CONTRACTS/AWARDS/PROJECTS:
16 - 12/5/75 Renal Physiology -- Glomerular filtration, Surgical Pathology Course for housestaff, St. Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
17 - Present INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATAIONS
17 - 1/15/76 Acute Renal Failure, Marquette College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI
18 - 3/7/76 Gift of Life Broadcast Interview, WVTV, Milwaukee, WI
19 - 7/9/76 Broadcast Interview, WRIT Learn & Live Radio Service, Milwaukee, WI
20 - 7/15/76 Acute Renal Failure, Critical Care Course, Marquette University School of Nursing Milwaukee, WI
21 - 10/27/76 Nephrotic Syndrome, Medical Staff Meeting, Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
22 - 11/10/76 Spectrum of chronic renal failure and its management by dialysis, Current Therapy in Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
23 - 12/21/76 Interview for broadcast, WTMJ, Milwaukee, WI
24 - 3/1/77 Acute Renal Failure, Racine Academy of Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Racine, WI
25 - 4/30/77 Renal Cell Carcinoma, Symposium on Hypernephroma (state of the art and new immunology), St. Luke's Hospital Milwaukee, WI
26 - 9/22/77 Nephrology and Hypertension, Recent Advances in Internal Medicine for the Practicing Clinician. Series 5:, Milwaukee County Medical Complex, Milwaukee, WI
27 - 10/12/77 Case Presentation on Acute Renal Failure, Fox River Valley Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses Pioneer Inn, Oshkosh, WI
28 - 1/19/78 Hemodialysis and the need for renal transplantation. Quarterly Staff Meeting, Milwaukee Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
29 - 2/24/78 "Myeloma Kidney", Medical Staff Meeting, St. Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
30 - 3/1/78 Taped radio programs for "Gift of Life" and Kidney Disease Awareness, WEZW, Milwaukee, WI
31 - 5/18/78 "Care of patients with kidney disease", Consultation for Dialysis Program, St. Nicholas Hospital Sheboygan, WI
32 - 10/31/78 "Glomerulonephritis with Crescent Formation in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus", Clinic Medical Pathology Conference, St. Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
33 - 7/12/79 Acute and Chronic Renal Failure, Nursing Inservice Program, West Allis Memorial Hospital, West Allis, WI
34 - 11/3/79 Hematuria and Proteinuria, Medical Grand Rounds, Luther Hospital, Eau Claire, WI
35 - 11/8/79 Acute Renal Failure, Continuing Education Program, St. Vincent's Hospital, (30-50 Internists & general hospital staff), Green Bay, WI
36 - 12/8/79 "Renal Diseases and Diabetes", Post Graduate Course, American Diabetes Association, Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
37 - 5/13/80 Nephrology Update, Grand Rounds, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
38 - 11/12/80 "Chronic Renal Failure", Meeting event: One-Day Seminars for Family Physicians, Bellin Memorial Hospital, Green Bay, WI
39 - 11/18/80 "The Nephrotic Syndrome", Grand Rounds Medical Staff, West Allis Memorial Hospital, West Allis, WI
40 - 12/8/80 "Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome", Visiting Professor, Gundersen Clinic, La Crosse, WI
41 - 3/1/81 "Introduction to the Medical and Dialytic Management of Patients with End Stage Renal Disease", Dialysis course for Internists, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
42 - 7/7/81 "Poisoning", Emergency Medicine Course, Milwaukee County Medical Complex, Milwaukee, WI
43 - 1/12/82 "Chronic Renal Failure", Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
44 - 10/19/82 "Differential Diagnosis and Management of Oliguric States", Family Practice Resident's Conference, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI
45 - 9/30/83 "Glomerulonephritis", ASMT Region V/AMT Great Lakes District Joint Meeting, American Society of Medical Technologists, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
46 - 10/11/84 "Chronic Renal Failure", Excellence in Nursing, St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
47 - 3/8/85 "Proteinuria", Medical Conference, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI
48 - 4/26/85 "Management of Patients with Renal Dysfunction", Nursing Continuing Education, Waukesha County Technical Institute, Waukesha, WI
49 - Present 10/ 30, 1985 - "The Evaluation and Management of Urinary Infections in Children, Young, Pregnant and Old Women, and Young and Old Men", Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI
50 - 11/16/85 "Diabetes Update '85", Diabetes Mellitus Post Graduate Course, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
51 - 12/9/85 "Proteinuria", Visiting Professor, Gunderson Clinic, La Crosse, WI
52 - 1/23/86 "CAPD Course", Dialysis Program, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
53 - 3/15/86 "Renal Dialysis", American Association for Medical Transcription, Milwaukee County Medical Complex, Milwaukee, WI
54 - 9/9/86 "Proteinuria", Medical Staff Meeting, Burlington Memorial Hospital, Burlington, WI
55 - 4/14/87 "Renal Dialysis", Medical Staff Meeting, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
56 - 10/14/87 "Diabetic Nephropathy: Appropriate Sequence of Medical Management, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation", Postgraduate Course, Complications of Diabetes Mellitus: Evaluation and Treatment, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Pfister Hotel, Imperial Ball Room, Mi, WI
57 - 9/7/88 "Diabetic Nephropathy: Pathogenesis and Management", Medical Grand Rounds, St. Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
58 - 1/26/89 "Renal Principals of Toxicology: Diuresis, Dialysis and Hemoperfusion", Medical Grand Rounds - Emergency Medicine, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
59 - 2/14/89 "Renal Replacement Therapy", Medical Staff Meeting, St. Mary's Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
60 - 3/5/90 "Renal Failure", Anesthesiology Residents Lecture, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
61 - 9/13/94 "Early Detection and Prevention of Kidney Disease", Seminar Kidney Disease, National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
62 - 12/20/94 "Chronic Dialysis at Columbia Hospital", Grand Rounds, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
63 - 9/3/96 "Update on Dialysis at Columbia Hospital", Grand Rounds, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
64 - 5/15/97 "Role of the laboratory in the care of patients requiring dialysis", Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene / Dade Users' Seminar, The Heidel House, Green Lake, WI
65 - 6/13/97 "Video tape with Drs. Means & Roth discussing the history of dialysis in Milwaukee, WI", Milwaukee Academy of Medicine, Milwaukee, WI
66 - 10/18/98 "Nephrology Session", American College of Physicians - MKSAP 11, Milwaukee, WI
67 - 3/19/99 "The Role of the Primary Care Physician and ESRD Patient, Grand Rounds, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
68 - 10/2/99 "Nephrology Session", American College of Physicians MKSAP 11, Milwaukee, WI
69 - 10/5/0 "The Primary Care Physician's Role in ESRD", MCW 13th Annual Update in Primary Care, Egg Harbor, WI
70 - 2/25/2 "The Nephrologist's Role in the Care of Patients with Kidney Disease", American Academy of Professional Coders, Milwaukee Chapter Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI
71 - 3/1/2 "Dialysis for Urologists", MCW Urology Grand Rounds, VAMC, Wood, WI
72 - 3/21/2 "History of Dialysis at St. Nicholas Hospital - 20 year anniversary", Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
73 - 4/18/2 "The Role of the Laboratory in the Care of Patients Requiring Dialysis", 2002 Wisconsin Clinical Laboratory Science Convention, Pewaukee, WI
74 - 10/28/3 "Outcome Measurements for Hemodialysis", Fox Valley Nurse Practitioner's Educational Program, Milwaukee, WI
75 - 3/16/6 "Chronic Kidney Failure: Role of the Nephrology Nurse", Nephrology Update Meeting - ANNA, Kohler, WI
76 - 5/31/6 "History of Nephrology in Wisconsin", Post Doctoral Trainees, Milwaukee, WI
77 - 7/25/6 "Renal Biopsy Procedures", Nephrology Nurse Updates, Milwaukee, WI
78 - 3/5/7 "The Primary Physician and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), Grand Rounds/CME session, Sheboygan, WI
79 - 8/5/7 "Celebration of Life - 30 years Post Kidney Transplant", Celebration of Life - Sheldon Mielke, Fort Atkinson, WI
80 - 3/20/8 "Back to Basics in Dialysis", Nephrology Update 2008, Elkhart Lake, WI
81 - 4/29/10 "An Unusual Case of Movement Disorder", National SGIM, Minneapolis, MN
82 - 3/22/11 "History of the Medical College of Wisconsin Nephrology Program", Nephrology Research Conference, Milwaukee, WI
1970 - 1986 Member, Affiliate Board of Directors
1970 - 1988 Member, Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee
1973 - 1975 Chairman, Patient Services Committee, Milwaukee Chapter
1974 - 1977 Board Chairman, Milwaukee Chapter
1975 - Present Member, Council on Dialysis and Transplantation
1975 - 1977 President, Affiliate Board of Directors
1978 - 1982 Chairman, Professional Education Committee, Affiliate Board
1980 - Present Member - Program Committee
1980 - 1981 Chairman, Medical Review Board, Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council
1981 - 1988 Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
1981 - 1988 Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
1981 - Present Program Committee for the Dialysis & Transplantation Forum
1988 - 1990 Milwaukee Academy of Medicine, Membership Committee, Milwaukee, WI
1989 - 1999 Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee WI
1989 - Present Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council, St. Nicholas Hospital, Sheboygan, WI
1999 - 2005 Dialysis Representative to Coordinating Council, Wisconsin Renal Care Group
2001 - Present Councils of Healthcare Advisors
2004 - Present ASN Abstract Selection Committee
Source: National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1981 Dates: 1981
Direct Funds: $2, 000
Title: Collaborative Study of Adult Glomerular Disease
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin
Role: Co-investigator
- 1982 Dates: 1982
Direct funds: None
Title: A Follow-up Evaluation of Donors of a Kidney for Transplantation
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin
Role: Co-investigator
- 1982 Dates: 1982-2000
Direct funds: None
Title: Dietary Intervention in Patients with Progressive Chronic Renal Failure
Role: Co-investigator
- 1983 Dates: 1983
Direct funds: None
Title: "Post Renal Transplant Polycythemia"
Source: National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin
Role: Principal Investigator
- 1984 Dates: 1984
Direct Funds: $2, 400
Title: Effect of Captopril on Progressive Type I Diabetic Kidney Disease
Role: Co-investigator
- 1987 Dates: 1987
Direct Funds: None
Title: A Comparison of Selected Immune Function Parameters between CAPD Patients Effluent from High to Low Risk Patients
Source: Baxter Laboratories
Role: Co-investigator
- 1988 Dates: 1988 - 1990
Direct Funds: None
Title: "Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Disconnect Evaluation"
Source: Baxter Laboratories & Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
Role: Co-investigator
- 1988 Dates: 1988-1989
Direct Funds: $15, 000
Title: Development and Testing of a Renal Psychosocial Intervention Assessment Scale
Source: None
Role: Co-investigator
- 1988 Dates: 1988
Direct Funds: None
Title: National Cooperative r-Hu Erythropoietin Study in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure (A phase IV multi-center study) Protocol EPO-8903
Source: Biometric Research Institute, Inc., Pharmaco: LSR, supported by Amgen
Role: Co-investigator
- 1990 Dates: 1990-1993
Direct Funds: $5, 760
Title: Prevalence of HTLV-1 Antibody in Outpatient Hemodialysis Patients
Role: Co-investigator
- 1990 Dates: 1990
Direct Funds: None
Title: Evaluation of Tidal Peritoneal Dialysis with 20 and 34-Liter Volumes
Role: Co-investigator
- 1990 Dates: 1990
Direct Funds: None
Title: Peritoneal Dialysis Prescription & Morbidity Study
Role: Co-investigator
- 1991 Dates: 1991
Direct Funds: None
Title: Characterization of PD Inflow and Outflow Profiles
Role: Co-investigator
- 1992 Dates: 1992
Direct funds: None
Title: Multicenter Hospital Owned Dialysis Unit Epogen Tracking Study
Source: IMS America
Role: Co-investigator
- 11/1993 Dates: 11/1993 - 10/1997
Direct Funds: $5, 630
Title: A retrospective evaluation of the quantity of epoetin alfa (EPO) dispensed to dialysis patients for home use or administered to dialysis patients in outpatient centers on an outpatient basis.
Source: University Hospital Consortium
Role: Co-investigator
- 1/1995 Dates: 01/1995 - 02/1997
Direct Funds: $16, 800
Title: Effects of Vitamin E on IgA Nephrology
Source: None
Role: Co-investigator
- 10/1997 Date: 10/1997 - 04/1999
Direct Funds: None
Title: "Safety and Efficacy of Intravenous HMR 4396 and Epogen for the management of anemia in subjects with chronic renal failure requiring hemodialysis" HMR 4396AS / 3001
Source: Hoechst, Marion Roussel
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1/1999 Dates: 01/1999 - 11/2000
Direct Funds: $81, 000
Title: Study of acute and chronic Ferrlecit (IV iron) in chronic dialysis patients. Fer 9803 and Fer 9806
Source: PharmNet Inc.
Role: Principal Investigator
- 9/1999 Dates 09/1999 - 09/2001
Direct funds: $107, 000
Title: "A Study Evaluating the Initiation and Titration of Fixed Doses of Novel Erythropoiesis Stimulating Protein (NESP) Therapy in Subjects with Chronic Renal Insufficiency.
Source: Amgen, Inc.
Role: Sub-investigator, est.: 5% effort
- 3/2002 Dates: 03/2002 - 03/2004
Direct Funds: $25, 000
Title: An Open Label Study of the Safety of Venofer (Iron Sucrose Injection) when Administered Without a Test Dose
Source: Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Role: Sub-investigator
- 10/2000 Dates: 10/2000 -09/2001
Direct Funds: $42, 000
Title: Correction of hemoglobin and outcome in renal insufficiency. (CHOIR) Protocol #PPOO-06-014
Source: Ortho Biotech Products, L.P.
Role: Principal Investigator
- 1/2002 Dates: 01/2002- 06/2005
Direct funds: $60, 000
Title: A Placebo-controlled, Double blind, Multicenter Study to Assess Efficacy and Safety of an Oral Calcimimetic Agent (AMG 073) in Secondary Hyperparathyroidism of Chronic Kidney Disease (Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis)
Source: Amgen Inc.
Role: Sub - Principal investigator
- 8/2002 Dates: 08/2002 - 05/2005
Direct Funds: $25, 000
Title: Randomized, Double-Blind Study Comparing AranespTM and Recombinant Erythropoietin (rHuEPO) in the African-American Subjects with chronic Renal Failure (CRF) Receiving Hemodialysis
Source: Amgen, Inc 9302383
Role: Principal Investigator
- 9/2002 Dates: 09/2002 -05/2005
Direct funds: $100, 000
Title: A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Venofer (Iron Sucrose Injection) in Anemic Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis
Source: Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Role: Principal Investigator
- 9/2002 Dates: 09/2002 - 05/2005
Direct funds: $33, 000
Title: An Open-Label, Single-arm Study to Assess the Safety of Epoetin alfa Manufactured by a Deep Tank Technology in Subjects with Chronic Kidney Disease Receiving Dialysis. Protocol: 20040268
Source: Amgen
Role: Principal Investigator
- 2005 Dates: 2005 - 2007
Direct Funds: $100, 000
Title: A Randomized, Open-Label, Study to Assess the Safety of Epoetin Alfa Manufactured by Deep Tank Technology and Epoetin Alfa manufactured by Roller Bottle Technology in Subjects with Chronic Kidney Disease not on Dialysis
Source: Amgen
Role: Co Investigator
- 2005 Dates: 2005 - 2007
Direct Funds: $92, 448
Active Non Peer Review
Title: (Dialysis Research Fund) Various Kidney Research
Source: Medical College of Wisconsin - Contributions
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1975 Dates: 1975-Present
Direct Funds: Variable
Title: Long-term Evaluation of Bartter's Gitelman's Syndrome
Source: Donations
Role: Principal Investigator
Dates: January 2003 - Present
Direct funds: $2000
Title: Various Non-Gift Research
Source: Various 9303032
Role: Principal Investigator
- 8/2004 Date: 08/2004 - Present
Direct Funds: $70, 000
International/National
Regional/Local
National Kidney Foundation
Regional/Local/Appointed Leadership and Committee Positions:
National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin:
Federal ESRD Network #13: (Became ESRD Network #11 in 1989)
Milwaukee County Medical Complex, Milwaukee, WI
Federal ESRD Network #11:
Milwaukee WI
Completed Peer Review
Title: "Study of Plasmapheresis in Severe Lupus Nephritis" DHHS 1 RO1 AM 27770-03
Source: Lupus Nephritis Collaborative Study Group
Role: Co-investigator
- 1984 Dates: 1984-1985
Direct Funds: $5, 200
Completed Non Peer Review
Title: Plasma Dopamine - -Hydroxylase and Renal Function
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1977 Dates: 1977-1980
Direct Funds: None
Title: Evaluation of Becton - Dickinson Fistula Needle
Source: Becton-Dickinson
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1978 Dates: 1978-1979
Direct Funds: $9, 570.00
Title: Cooperative Study of Steroid Therapy of the Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults Addendum I
Role: Co-investigator
- 1979 Date: 1979
Direct funds: None
Title: The Use of Oral Phosphates in the Management of Post Transplant Hypercalcemia
Direct Role: Co-investigator
- 1979 Date: 1979
Direct funds: None
Title: "The reliability of ultrasound as a screening test in the detection of post renal transplant urinary obstruction."
Source: National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin
Role: Principle Investigator
- 1980 Dates: 1980
Direct Funds: $1, 000.00
Title: "Comparison of respiratory function & acid base vs bicarbonate dialysis"

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Junior: Medical rounds with junior medical students, 2 - Present hours/week for 4 weeks
Sophomore: Clinical Sophomore Pathology Course, 4 - Present hours/year
Nephrology Junior Syllabus, 12 - Present hours/year
1980 - 1994 Senior oral exams (12 hours/year)
1998 - Present Nephrology rounds with junior students
Juniors and Seniors: Advisor to junior and senior students.
1970-1995 Freshmen: Advisor, Target M.D. Program
 
Residents
1968 - 2005 Director - Dialysis Programs (Retired)
1970 - 1995 Secretary - Nephrology Associates
1970 - 1995 Liaison for Continuing Nephrology Education
1970 - 2010 Coordinator Renal Biopsies and Renal Pathology Conferences
1970 - Present Clinical inpatient rotation in General Medicine (20 hours weekly for 4 weeks annually) Renal Medicine: (24 hours/week 8 weeks annually)
1980 - 1995 Coordinator - Clinical Programs
1980 - 1995 Chairman - Fellowship Committee
1985 - 2005 Liaison - Quality Assurance
Nephrology Case Conference (1 hr weekly)
Nephrology Division:
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Piering, W.F.: Glutethimide poisoning. Marquette Medical Review 33:43-45. 1967.
2. Stewart, R.D., Lipps, B.J., Baretta, E.D., Piering, W.F., Roth, D.A. and Sargent, J.A.: Short-term hemodialysis with the capillary kidney. Trans. Am. Soc. Artif. Int. Org. XIV: 121- 125, 1968.
3. Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.R., and Lennon, E. J.: Possible role of carbohydrate-induced calciuria in calcium oxalate kidney stone formation. N. Engl. J. Med. 280(5):232-237, 1969 Jan 30.
4. Lemann, J.Jr, Piering, W.F. and Lennon E.J.: Studies of the acute effects of aldosterone and cortisol in the interrelationship between renal sodium, calcium and magnesium excretion in normal man. Nephron 7(2): 117-130, 1970.
5. Lennon, E.J. and Piering, W.F.: A comparison of the effects of glucose ingestion and NH4Cl acidosis on urinary calcium and magnesium excretion in man. J. Clin. Invest. 49(7): 1458-1465, 1970 Jul.
6. Lemann, J., Jr., Lennon, E.J., Piering, W.F., Prien, Jr., E.L. and Ricanati, E.S.: Evidence that glucose ingestion inhibits net renal reabsorption of calcium and magnesium in man. J. Lab. Clin. Med. 75(4):578-585, 1970 Apr.
7. Kauffman, H.M. Hodgson, N.B., Piering, W.F., Kuban, D.J. and Rodgers, R.E.: The supporting role of community hospitals in a kidney transplant program. Wis. Med. J. 69(10): 223-226, 1970 Oct.
8. Lennon, E.J., Lemman, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., and Larson, L.S.: The effect of glucose on urinary cation excretion during chronic extracellular volume expansion in normal man. J. Clin. Invest. 53(5): 1424-1433, 1974 May.
9. Buffington, G.A., Dominquez, J.H., Piering, W.F., Hebert, L. A., Kauffman, Jr., H.M. and Lemann, J. Jr.: Interaction of rifampin and glucocorticoids: Adverse effect on renal allograft function. J.A.M.A. 236(17): 1958-1960, 1976 Oct. 25.
10. Piering, W.F., Hebert, L.A., and Lemman, J. Jr.: Infantile polycystic kidney disease in the adult. Arch. Int. Med. 137(11): 1625-1626, 1977 Nov.
11. Breitenfield, R.V., Pachucki, L., Hebert, L.A., Piering, W.F, Lemann, J., Jr.: Effect of corticosteroids on WBC counts in splenectomized renal transplant recipients. Arch. Int. Med. 138(4): 583-585, 1978 Apr.
12. Rimm, A.A., Weinstein, A.B., Piering, W., Lemann, J. Jr., Shelp, W.D., Kauffman, H.M., Hussey, J.L., and Geifer, E.E.: A model for planning health care in patients with end-stage renal disease. Arch. Int. Med. 138(12): 1783-1786, 1978 Dec.
13. Brown, W.W., Herbert, L.A., Piering, W.F., Pisciotta, A.V., Lemann, J. Jr., and Garancis, J.: Reversal of chronic end-stage renal failure due to myeloma kidney. Arch. Int. Med. 90(5): 793-794, 1979 May.
14. Dailey, M.D., Schiffman, G., Piering, W. F., Hoffman, R. G., and Rytel, M.W.: Response of the renal allograft recipients and dialysis patients to pneumococcal vaccine. Current Chemotherapy and Infectious Disease Proceedings of the 11th ICC and the 19th, ICAAC American Society of Microbiology, PG. 854-856, 1980.
15. Mitz, M., Prakash, A. S., Melvin, J., and Piering, W.: Motor nerve conduction indicators in uremic neuropathy. Arch. Phys. Med. & Rehab. 61(1): 41-58, 1980 Jan.
16. Jacobs, S., Hebert, L.A., Piering, W.F., and Lawson, R.: Acute motor paralytic bladder in renal transplant patients with anogenital herpes infections. J. Urol. Biol. 123(3): 426-427, 1980 Mar.
17. Wang, D-M, Sasse, E.A., Itskovitz, H.D, Piering, W.F., Kochar, M.S. and Doumas. B.T.: Plasma dopamine-hydroxylase in uremia--increase in enzyme activity after renal transplantation. Clin. Chim. Acta. 101(2-3): 241-249, 1980 Feb. 28.
18. Breitenfield, R.V., Herbert, L A., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., Kauffman, H. M., Sampson, D, Kalbfleisch, J., and Beres, J.A.: Stability of renal transplant function with alternate-day corticosteroid therapy. J.A.M.A. 244(2): 151-156, 1980 Jul 11.
19. Mavrelis, P., Hebert, L.A., Lemann, J. Jr., Kalbfleish, J., Piering, W.F., and Imray, T.J.: Method for detecting a progressive renal disorder superimposed on a pre-existing progressive renal disorder. Am. J. Kid. Dis. 1(3): 172-176, 1981 Nov.
20. Carstens, S.A., Hebert, L. A., Garancis, J. C., Piering, W. F., and Lemann, J. Jr.: Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis superimposed on diabetic glomerulosclerosis. Recognition and treatment. J.A.M.A. 247(10): 1453-1457, 1982.
21. Narasimhan N, Piering WF, Kauffman HM, Lemann J Jr. Kidney transplant recipient with disseminated Strongyloides. Transplantation. 1983 Oct;36(4):472-3.
22. Kalbfleish, J., Hebert, L.A., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., and Beres, J.A.: Habitual excessive dietary salt intake and blood pressure levels in renal transplant patients. Am. J. Med. 73(2): 205-210, 1982 Aug.
23. Quebbeman, E.J., Maierhofer, W. J. and Piering, W.F.: Mechanisms producing hypoxemia during hemodialysis. Crit. Care Med. 12(4): 359-363, 1984 Apr.
24. Mitz, M., Di Benedetto, M., Klingbeil, G.E., Melvin , J. L., and Piering, W.: Neuropathy in end-stage renal disease secondary to primary renal disease and diabetes. Arch. Phys. Med. Rehab. 65(5): 235-268, 1984 May.
25. Hosenpud, J., Piering, W.F., Garancis, J.C., and Kauffman, H.M.: Successful secondary kidney transplantation in a patient with focal glomerulosclerosis: A case report. Am.J.Neph. 5(4): 299-30 1985.
26. Blumenthal, S., Ortiz, M., Kleinman, J.G., and Piering, W.F.: Inflow time and recirculation in single needle hemodialysis: Am. J. Kid. Dis. 8(3): 202-206, 1986 Sep.
27. Rytel, M.W., Dailey, M.P., Schiffman, G., Hoffmann, R.G. and Piering, W. F.: Pneumococcal vaccine
28. immunization of patients with renal impairment. Proc. Soc. Exp. Bio. and Med. 182(4): 468-473, 1986 Sep.
29. McNamara, M. P., LaCrosse, S., Piering, W.F., Rytel, M.W.: Exogenous reinfection with varicella-zoster virus. New Eng J of Med Volume 317 Number 8, August 20, 1987.
30. Piering, W.F., Bratanow, N. Role of the clinical laboratory in guiding treatment of amnanita virosa mushroom poisoning. Clin Chem. 36(3): 571-574, 1990 Mar.
31. Brandes, J.C., Piering, W.F., and Beres, J.A.: A method to assess the efficacy of CAPD. Advances in Peritoneal Dialysis 6:192-196, 1990.
32. Sievers, S.G., Stack, J., Piering, W.F., Cohen, E.P.: Determinants of Dialyzer Reusability. ASAIO Transactions 37(3): M185-M186 1991 Jul-Sep.
33. Brandes, J.C., Piering, W.F., Beres, J.A., Blumenthal, S.B., Fritsche, C.F.: Clinical Outcome of Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Predicated by Urea and Creatinine Kinetics. JASN 2(9): 1430-1435, 1992 Mar.
34. Piering, W.F., Garancis, J.G., Becker, C.G., Beres, J.A., Lemann, J.: Pre-eclampsia related to a functioning extra-uterine placenta: Report of a Case and 25 year follow up. Am. J. Kid. Dis. 21(3): 310-313, 1993 Mar.
35. Stevens, B.R., Fleischer, A.B., Jr., Piering, W.F., Crosby, D. L.: Porphyria Cutanea Tarda in the setting of renal failure: Response to renal transplantation. Arch Dermatol 129(3): 337-339, 1993 Mar.
36. Rich, L.M., Piering, W.F.: Ureteral Stenosis Due to Recurrent Wegener's Granulomatosis after Kidney Transplantation. JASN 4(8): 1516-1521, 1994 Feb.
37. Cohen, EP, Piering, WF, Kabler-Babbitt, C, Moulder, JE: End-stage Renal Disease after Bone Marrow Transplantation: Poor Survival Compared to Other Causes of ESRD. Nephron 79(4): 408-412, 1998 Aug.
38. Hussain S, Savin V, Piering W., Tomasi J, Blumenthal S. Phosphate Enriched Hemodialysis During Pregnancy - Two Case Reports. Hemo Dial International 2005:9:147-152.
39. Chan, MR, Vasudev, M, Piering, W.F., Ryan, L.: Acute Abdomen in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Hospital Physician 41(4): 27-31 April 2005.
40. Shidham, G.B., Siddiqi, N., Beres, J.A., Logan, B., Eastwood, D., Shidham, S.G., Piering, W.F.: Clinical Risk Factors Associated with Bleeding after Native Kidney Biopsy. Nephrology 10: 305-310, 2005.
41. Hussain S., Piering W., Mohyuddin T., Saleh M., Zhu Y., Hanan M., Cohen E. Outcome among patients with acute renal failure needing continuous renal replacement therapy: A single center study. Hemodialysis International. 13:205-214, 2009.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Piering, WF and Savin VJ: Fabry's Disease. Current Therapy in Nephrology and Hypertension, 4th edition, RJ Glassock, ed. Mosby Year Book, Inc. St. Louis, MO, pages 128-132, 1998
2. Piering, W.F.: Kidney Diseases, In Kochar's Concise Textbook of Medicine, Chapters 166-176, Fourth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Baltimore, MD 2003.
3. Editorials, letters to editor:
4. Kauffman, H.M., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., Hebert, L.A., Lennon, E.J., Roth, D. A., Dougherty, P.J., Litzow, J.R., Stringer, W.H. Stolp , S.B. and Means, J.A.: Transplant Kidneys - Don't Bury Them. Milwaukee Medical Society Times, 46:(8), 2-3, Aug 1973
5. Narasimhan, N., Piering, W.F., Kauffman, H.M., and Lemann, J. Jr: Diuretic response to thiabendazole in a kidney graft recipient with strongyloidiasis. (Letter to the Editor) Transplantation 36:472-473, 1983.
6. McNamara, M.P., LaCrosse, S., Piering, W.F., and Rytel, M.W.: Exogenous reinfection with varicella/zoster virus. (Letter to editor) N.E.J.M., 317: 511, 1987.
7. Piering, W.F.: Kidney transplants are fine, but dialysis has its use. (Letter to the editor) The Sheboygan Press, ed. Werner, J.M., January 27, 1987.
8. Piering, W.F., Butcher, J: Wegener's Granulomatosis (Case Presentation) Grand Rounds at Froedtert Hospital 4 (4):1 July/August 1997
9. Publications of cooperative studies:
10. Collaborative Study of the Adult Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome: A controlled study of short-term prednisone treatment in adults with membranous nephropathy. N.E.J.M., 301:1301-1306, 1979
11. Ratko, T.A., University Hospital Consortium: Clinical Practice Bulletin: Erythropoietin (1997)
12. CHOIR Investigators: Correction of Anemia with Epoetin Alfa in Chronic Kidney Disease.
13. N.E.J.M., 355:2085-2098, 2006
14. Abstracts - Presented and Published:
15. Piering, W.F., Lennon, E. J. and Lemann, J. Jr.: Urinary calcium (UCAV) and magnesium (UMgVexcretion in normal man: The acute effects of adrenal steroids. Midwestern Section, Am. Fed. Clin. Res. 15:435, 1967 Oct.
16. Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., Lennon, E.J.: Inhibition of renal tubular calcium and magnesium Reabsorption during glucose combustion in normal man: Proc Central Soc for Clin Res. 40:48 1967 Nov.
17. Piering, W.F., Lemann, J. Jr.and Lennon, E. J.: The effect of carbohydrate administration on urinary calcium and magnesium excretion. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Am. Fed. for Clin. Res., Atlantic City, N.J., 1968, Clin. Res. 16(2): 393, 1968 Apr.
18. Lemann, J., Jr., Piering, W.F. and Lennon, E. J.: Carbohydrate-induced calciuria and kidney stone formation. Amer. Soc. Clin. Invest., Inc. 60th Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, N.J., J. Clin. Invest. 47:60a, 1968.
19. Roth, D.A., Stewart, R. D., Piering, W. F., Afrasiabi, C. and Baretta, E.D.: Performance of the capillary dialyzer. Presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Amer. Soc. of Neph. Abstracts of the Am. Soc. Neph. pg 66, 1971.
20. Bernhard, G.C., Piering, W.F., Garancis, J. C., Hurd, E. and Ziff, M.: A long-term trial of cyclosphosphamide for lupus nephritis. Presented at IV Mexican Rheumatology Congress in Mexico City, February 24, 1972.
21. Bernhard, G.C., Piering, W. F., Garancis, J. C., Hurd, E., and Ziff, M.: Prolonged cyclophosphamide or azathioprine therapy of lupus nephritis. Presented at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and
22. Therapeutics, 74th Scientific Session, New Orleans, La., March 22-23, Abstracts Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 14: 130, 1973.
23. Bernhard, G.C., Piering, W. F., Garancis, J.C., Hurd, E., and Ziff, M.: Prolonged cyclophosphamide or azathioprine therapy of lupus nephritis. Abstract: excerpta medica 299:94. Presented at XIII, International Congress at Rheumatology, Kyto, Japan, October 1973. Exceprta Medica 299:94, 1974.
24. Breitenfield, R.B., Hebert, L. A., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., Kauffman, H.M., Sampson, D. and Kalbfleisch, J.: Stability of renal transplant function on alternate-day steroid therapy. Kidney Int. 12:580, 1977.
25. Adams, N.D., Carrera, G.F., Gray, R.W., Piering, W.F., and Lemann, J. Jr.: The effects of oral phosphate supplements (PRx) after kidney transplantation. Kidney Int. 19:108, 1980.
26. Maierhofer, W.J., Maymon, H.L. Woods, M.P., Quebbeman, E.J. and Piering, W.F.: Hypoxia during hemodialysis: Effects of hourly changes in bath. Kidney Int. 21:173, 1982.
27. Blumenthal, S., Piering, W.F., Ortiz, M. Importance of both inflow time and type of single needle device (SND) in minimizing recirculation in single needle hemodialysis (SNHD). Slide forum. Abstracts ASAIO 27th Annual Meeting, 1981 May.
28. Blumenthal, S., Ortiz, M., Kleinman, J.G. and Piering, W.F.: Inflow time determines recirculation in single needle hemodialysis (SNHD). Presentation & abstracts of the NKF 13th Annual Scientific Meeting, pg 3, 1983.
29. Hansen, R.M., Kauffman, H.M., Piering, W. F., Maierhofer, W. J., Adams, M.B. and Fried, W.: Post renal transplant polycythemia, Kidney Int. 27:342, 1985.
30. Roth, D.A., Beres, J.A. and Piering, W. F.: A study of 100 diabetic patients accepted for dialysis treatment. Graphic Forum: Xth Int. Congress of Neph. London, Eng., Abstracts, pg 169, 1987 July.
31. Cohen, E.P., Taylor, A. J., Erickson, S. J., Foley, W.D. and Piering, W.F.: Screening for acquired cystic disease: Comparison of CT and Ultrasound. Annual Meeting, Graphic forum: The American Society of Nephrology, San Antonio, Texas, December 1988. Kidney Int. 35:191, 1989.
32. Brandes, J.C., Piering, W.F., and Beres, J.A. Use of an "Efficacy number" to predict adequacy of peritoneal dialysis. Presented ASN, Washington, D.C., December 1990. Peritoneal Dialysis Int. 10: (Supp 1) 16, 1990.
33. Brandes, J.C., Piering, W.F., Beres, J.A., Blumenthal, S.S.: Clinical Outcome of CAPD predicated by urea and creatinine kinetics. J.Am. Soc. Neph l: (4) 384, 1990.
34. Brandes, J.C., Cohen, E.P. and Piering, W.F. A rapid method for estimating KT/V and PCR: The 60/40 rule. Poster ASN 20th Annual Meeting Washington, D.C. December 1990 Am J Kid Dis 17:A3 1991.
35. Sievers, S.G., Cohen, E.P., Stack, J., Piering, W.F.: Decreased re-use of hemodialysis membranes in diabetics compared to non diabetics. 37th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, ASAIO Abstracts 20:83, 1991.
36. Sievers, S.G., Stack, J.L., Piering, W.F., Cohen, E.P.: Determinants of Dialyzer Reuse. Poster, ISAO, 8th World Congress, Montreal Canada, 1991.
37. Masi, C.M., Piering, W.F., Cohen, E.P.: Dialysis Efficacy and Uremic Itching Presented ASN, Baltimore, 1991, J Am Soc Nephrol 2 ;( 3) 338, 1991.
38. Cohen, E.P., Piering, W.F., Taylor, A.J.: Evolution of Polycystic Kidney Size during Renal Replacement Therapy. Presentation to the 5th International Polycystic Kidney Research Foundation Meeting, Kansas City, MO, June 19, 1992.
39. Cohen, E.P., Kabler-Babbitt, C, Piering, W.F., Moulder, J.E.: End Stage Renal Disease after Marrow Transplantation: Higher Mortality Compared to Other Causes of ESRD. Poster Session ASN, San Antonio, Tx 1997, J Am Soc Nephrol Abstracts, A641, pg 135A, 1997.
40. Ahuja, M., Piering, W.F., Cohen, E.P.: Cocaine, hypertension and compliance on hemodialysis. Presented at 8th Annual Clinical Nephrology Meeting, Am J Kid Dis, 33(4): A13, 1999 April.
41. Abstracts - Published - Posters:
42. Lemann, J., Jr., Piering, W.F. and Lennon, E.J.: The acute effect of aldosterone on the renal excretion of calcium and magnesium in man. Clin. Res. 15(2):362, 1967 Apr.
43. Lennon, E.J., Piering, W.F. and Lemann, J. Jr.: A possible mechanism for diminished renal tubular calcium and magnesium reabsorption after glucose ingestion. Clin. Res. 16:388, 1968.
44. Lennon, E.J., Piering, W.F., Brock, J. and Kelly, O.: The separate effects of metabolic acidosis and glucose ingestion on urinary calcium. (UVCA) and magnesium (UVMg) Excretion. Proc. Cen. Soc. Clin. Res. 42:73, 1969.
45. Lennon, E.J., Piering, W.F., Brock, J. and Kelly, O.: The separate effects of glucose ingestion and NH4Cl acidosis on urinary calcium (UCAV) and magnesium (UMgV) and excretion. J. Clin. Invest. 48:51a, 1969.
46. Lennon, E.J., Piering, W.F. and Larson, L.: Abnormal responses to calcium oxalate kidney stone formers and their relative to modest saline loads. Abstracts of the Am. Soc. Neph. 3rd Annual Meeting p.39, 1969.
47. Lemann, J., Jr., Lennon, E. J., Piering, W.F., Prien, E.L. and Ricanati, E.R.: Evidence that glucose ingestion inhibits net tubular reabsorption of calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) in man. Am. Soc. Neph. 3rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., November, p. 39, 1969.
48. Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., and Lennon, E.J.: Possible role of carbohydrate-induced calciuria in calcium oxalate kidney stone formation. Wis. Med. J. 68:235, 1969 Jul.
49. Lennon, E.J., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F. and Larson, L.: The effect of chronic volume expansion on glucose-induced calciuria. J. Clin. Invest. 50:59a, 1971.
50. Roth, D.A., Stewart, R.D., Piering, W.F. and Afrasiabi, C.: Performance of the capillary dialyzer. 5th Annual Meeting, Amer. Soc. Neph. 66, 1971.
51. Breitenfield, R.V., Pachucki, L.C., Hebert, L.A., Piering, W.F. and Lemann, J. Jr.: Effect of oral glucocorticoid therapy on white blood cell counts in renal transplant patients. Kidney Int. 10:605, 1976.
52. Brietenfield, R.V., Hebert, L.A., Lemann, J. Jr., Piering, W.F., Kauffman, H.M., Sampson, D. and Kalbfleish, J.: Stability of renal transplant function on alternate-day steroid therapy. Clin. Res. 25:628 A, 1977
53. Hebert, L.A., Kalbfleisch, J., Beres, J.A., Piering, W.F., Adams, N.D., Kauffman, H.M. and Lemann, J. Jr.: Urinary sodium excretion and blood pressure after renal transplantation. Kidney Int. 16:943, 1979.
54. Roth, D.A., Sheth, K. and Piering, W. F.: Fabry's disease and renal failure. Kidney Int. 19:136, 1981.
55. Hansen, R.M., Kauffman, H.M., Piering, W.F., Maierhofer, W.J., Adams, M.D., and Fried, W.: Post renal transplant polycythemia. Abstracts ASN 17th Annual meeting, Washington, D.C., Nov 1984, 244A. KI 27(1): 342, 1985, Jan.
56. Roth, D.A. and Piering, W.F.: High capacity bicarbonate - added dialysis. Abstracts ASAIO 32nd Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA May 1986 15:40, 1986.
57. Piering, W. F., Beres, J.A., Lee, M.B. and Roth, D.A.: Are diabetic patients acceptable candidates for dialysis or transplantation? Abstracts ASAIO 34th Annual Meeting, Reno, NV May 1988 17:50, 1988.
58. Cohen, E.P., Sievers, S.G., and Piering, W.F.: Differences in renal function at start of chronic dialysis in diabetics and non-diabetics. Abstracts ASAIO 36th Annual meeting, Washington, D.C. April 1990 19:12, 1990.
59. Piering, W.F. and Roth, D.A.: Outcome of diabetic patients accepted for dialysis. Abstracts ASN 22nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. pg 94A, Dec. 1990. Kidney Int. 37:282, 1990.
60. Stack, J., Seifert, S., Piering, W.F. and Cohen, E.P. Enhancing Dialyzer Reuse: The role of heparin technique. Abstracts ASAIO 39th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 22:78, 1993 April.
61. Ahuja, M., Piering, W.F., Cohen, E.P. Cocaine, hypertension, compliance and survival on Acute hemodialysis. J Am Soc Nephrol 10:361A, 1999.
62. Hussain, S.A., Piering, W.F., Savin, V.J.: Phosphate Enriched Hemodialysis During Pregnancy - A Case Report. Poster presented at 2001 ASN World Congress of Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, October 2001.
63. Shidham, G., Siddiqi, N, Beres, J.A., Piering, W.F. High blood pressure increases risk of post-biopsy bleeding in patients undergoing native kidney biopsy. Clinical Nephrology meetings 2002 proceedings A-23. (Poster #100. NKF meeting 2002, April 17-21, Chicago, IL)
64. Shidham, G, Beres, J.A., Piering, W.F. Elevated blood pressure (BP) is associated with increased risk of bleeding after allograft kidney biopsy. Am J of Transplantation 2002 3:2, pg 417 (Abstract #111, Poster Board #P100-iii. Am Transplant Congress Meeting 2002, April 25-May 1, Washington, DC)
65. Afzal, O., Siddiqi, N., Ahuja, M. Piering, W.F., Hussain, S. Right atrial thrombus complicating central venous catheter in hemodialysis patients. A case series. Poster, National Kidney Foundation, April 2003, Dallas, Tx.
66. Hussain, S.A., Mohyuddin, T., Lu, N., Piering, W.F., Blumenthal, S.B. Does frequency of physician-patient contact impact outcome of end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients receiving dialysis. ASN 39th Annual Renal Week Meeting,
67. Tayyab, M., Saleh, M., Zhu, Y., Piering, W. F. and Hussain, S.: Outcome Among Patients with Acute Renal Failure Needing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy - A Single Center Study. ASN Poster Annual Meeting 2006.