School of Public Health

de Boer, Ian

Ian H. de Boer

Professor, Medicine - Nephrology
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology


MD Oregon Health & Science University, 1999
MS Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2005
BA Rice University, 1994

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Role of vitamin D deficiency in the renal and cardiovascular complications of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Clinical trial evaluating vitamin D therapy for the prevention of renal and cardiovascular disease in diabetes mellitus


In The News

A new era in diabetic kidney disease
Medpage Today, 12/22/2017

Exercise May Slow Decline in Kidney Function
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 12/12/2013

Link Between Low Vitamin D Blood Levels and Heart Disease Varies by Race
UW Today, 07/10/2013