Professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Director of the Renal Clinic and Home Dialysis Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Dr. Jaime Uribarri is a practicing nephrologist and clinical investigator in NYC. He was born in Chile and received his medical degree from the University of Chile School of Medicine. He did all his postgraduate training in the United States. He has been in The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC, since 1990, where he is currently Professor of Medicine and Director of the Renal Clinic and the Home Dialysis Program at the Mount Sinai Hospital.
In parallel with his clinical activities, Dr Uribarri has been very active in clinical investigation for more than 40 years. His main areas of research have been on acid-base and fluid and electrolytes disorders as well as nutrition in chronic kidney disease and diabetic patients. He has published well over 200 peer-reviewed papers and written many chapters in books. He has lectured extensively on these research topics in New York City as well as in national and international meetings.
He has edited a book on dietary AGEs and co-edited a book on dietary phosphorus published by the CRC Press and another one on Nutrition, Fitness and Mindfulness published by Humana Press. He serves as an ad hoc referee for numerous nutrition, medical and other scientific journals and he is an active member of several health organizations and professional associations including: The American Society of Nephrology, The American Society of Nutrition, The International Society of Nephrology, The New York Academy of Sciences, and The Maillard Society.