Dr. Jhamb is an Associate Professor of Medicine with Tenure in the Renal-Electrolyte Division at the University of Pittsburgh. She is an academic nephrologist, with over 10 years’ experience conducting clinical research in patients with Kidney Disease. Dr. Jhamb’s research is aimed at understanding and improving patient-centered outcomes in patients with advanced kidney disease. Her work has characterized the symptom burden (such as sleep disorders, fatigue, depression and pain) and its impact on the quality and quantity of life in patients in these patients; and is developing and testing multi-disciplinary interventions to improve patient-centered outcomes.
Dr. Jhamb’s second research focus has been on using electronic health record to improve delivery and safety of chronic kidney disease care, especially to these vulnerable populations who are at highest risk of developing end-stage kidney disease and do not have access to timely nephrology care. These activities have been funded by the NIH and the American Heart Association.
Education & Training
MBBS, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, India, 2004
MPH, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, 2006