Veterans Health Foundation

Steven D. Weisbord, MD, MSc

Dr. Weisbord’s main research interests include processes of care related to acute kidney injury and quality of life and symptom burden in maintenance hemodialysis patients. He is the Principal Investigator and Study Chairman of the ‘PRESERVE’ study, a VA Cooperative Studies Program sponsored multicenter, randomized clinical trial investigating interventions for the prevention of serious adverse outcomes related to contrast-induced acute kidney injury. He is a Principal Investigator of an NIH funded study establishing a biorepository of blood and urine samples collected from PRESERVE trial participants. He was also the Principal Investigator of the SMILE study, a multicenter clinical trial that compared two strategies for the management of symptoms in patients receiving chronic hemodialysis