Dan Weiner, MD, MS

The J. Michael Lazarus Distinguished Award

Tufts Medical Center

Tufts University School of Medicine


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Dan Weiner is a nephrologist at Tufts Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.


His clinical interests include home and in-center dialysis, hypertension and CKD. His research has focused on cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in CKD; clinical trials in CKD, dialysis and hypertension; decision-making in advanced CKD; and policy. He is DCI's Medical Director of Clinical Research, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of the NKF's journal, Kidney Medicine, and the NKF's Primer on Kidney Diseases, the 8th edition of which will be published in early 2022.


Past J. Michael Lazarus Distinguished Award Recipients:

  • 2021: Kirsten Johansen, MD
  • 2020: Laura Dember, MD
  • 2019: Beth Piraino, MD
  • 2018: Alan S. Kliger, MD
  • 2017: Paul M. Palevsky, MD
  • 2016: Ramesh Khanna, MD, FACP and Karl Nolph, MD
  • 2015: Fredric Finkelstein, MD, FNKF
  • 2014: Claudio Ronco, MD
  • 2013: Bradley A. Warady, MD, FNKF
  • 2012: Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD
  • 2011: John Dauguirdas, MD