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Nephrology pioneer George E. Schreiner dies

May 04, 2012
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George E. Schreiner, 89, a Georgetown University medical school nephrologist who was a leading figure in the development of dialysis as a viable treatment option, died April 12 in Reston, Va. Schreiner played a major role in significant advancements in the treatment of end-stage renal disease, and was an important part of the efforts to secure federal payments for dialysis and organ transplants. Schreiner received the Medal of Excellence Award from the American Association of Kidney Patients in 2002.

Read the full obituary in the The Washington Post.

Photo by Eli A. Friedman.

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