Description of Research Expertise:
I have an interest in collaborative research that involves examining the intersection of health policy and kidney disease. I am actively involved in promoting and conducting quality improvement and patient safety initiatives within our division.
Knauf F, Chaknos CM, Berns JS, Perazella MA: Dabigatran and kidney disease: a bad combination Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8 (9): 1591-7,2013.
Chaknos CM, Berns JB: Erythropoesis Stimulating Agents on Trial: Are Higher Dosages Causing Harm? American Journal of Kidney Diseases 61 (1): 6-8,2013.
Chaknos CM, Berns JS: Hypercalcemia CURRENT Essentials of Nephrology and Hypertension : 2012.
Chaknos CM, Berns JS: Initiating dialysis at the right time: Is the evidence IDEAL? Seminars in Dialysis 23 (6): 627-9,2010.