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Lois Anne Katz, M.D.

Department of Medicine (Nephro Div)

Contact Info

423 East 23 Street
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Floor 2 Room 2614CA
Veterans Administration
New York, NY 10010

212-263-6873, 212-951-6875

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Dr. Katz is the women's liaison officer to the Association of American Medical Colleges for NYU.

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Board Certification

1971 — Ab Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
1974 — Ab Internal Medicine (Nephrology)


1966-1967 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1967-1968 — NYU Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1968-1969 — New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Residency Training
1970-1971 — Department of Veterans Affairs-New York Campus (Nephrology), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Summary

Lois Anne Katz, M.D. has been a coinvestigator in several large VA Cooperative Hypertension Trials: (1) CSP 290 Monotherapy of Hypertension, (2) PATHS - Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension Study (involving behavior modification of patients who drink and have hypertension), (3) ALLHAT - The Antihypertensive and Lipid -lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial sponsored by the NHBLI. She is currently an investigator in ACCORD--Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes, which is sponsored by NHLBI. For the last 15 years she has also participated in many pharmaceutical company sponsored trials of new antihypertensive agents including ACE inhibitors, Ca channel blockers, and beta blockers.<p> She has also participated in an HSR&D Trial entitled Readiness for Managed Care which was performed in conjunction with Dr. Michael Yedidia at the Wagner School of Public Health. <br>

Research Interests

Hypertension, Clinical Nephrology

Research Keywords

hypertension; dialysis Department of Medicine Faculty Listing