UVA Department of Nephrology Partners with Nigerian Federal Medical Center

January 12, 2023 by jta6n@virginia.edu

Rasheed Balogun and group in Nigeria

Dr. Balogun (center) presents textbooks to the leaders of the Federal Medical Center in Nigeria on January 6, 2023.

Under the leadership of Rasheed Balogun, MD, a professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, the UVA Division of Nephrology has developed a strong partnership with the Federal Medical Center in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Most recently, the division donated a major set of textbooks to the center to support education. In addition, Dr. Balogun has spearheaded programs focused on research and career development with this center and partnered with the International Society of Nephrology.

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