Richard J. Solomon, MD, FASN, FACP, Director, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Fletcher Allen Health Care

Dr. Solomon is Patrick Professor of Medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and the Director of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Fletcher Allen Health Care, in Burlington, Vermont.

Dr. Solomon received his MD degree from Yale Medical School, trained in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and Nephrology at Harvard Medical School.

He is interested in acute kidney injury and in particular, prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) and has been the principle investigator for a number of important trials in CIN prevention.

Dr. Solomon is a frequent reviewer for journals in Nephrology, Cardiology, and Radiology on the subject of acute kidney injury. He is a member of a number of Data Safety and monitoring Boards for national trials. Dr. Solomon is a member of the NIH consortium for biomarkers of kidney injury.