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Kevin Erickson, M.D., M.S.


Investigator, Clinical Effectiveness & Population Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine

Director, Health Economics and Policy Research, Selzman Institute for Kidney Health




Phone: 713-440-4400 ext. 10288

Research Interests

  • Economic and policy issues affecting the health of patients with kidney disease
  • Health outcomes research in kidney disease
  • Technology assessment and decision analysis


  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • M.S., Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • Fellowship in Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
  • Internship/Residency, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

Awards and Activities

  • Member, American Society of Nephrology Public Policy Board, 2016-2019
  • Junior Faculty Intern, American Society of Nephrology Public Policy Board, 2014-2016
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology Quality Metrics Taskforce, 2015-2017
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Kidney Diseases
  • Non-resident Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University

Dr. Erickson's PubMed Link *

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