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William M. McClellan  

Updated: 09/23/2013    [update]
Clinical Professor (Graduate Faculty)


Department of:
Epidemiology

1518 Cliton Rd
Atlanta, GA 30322
wmcclel@sph.emory.edu
tel: 404.727.6976

MD, 1972, University of Alabama
MPH, 1992, Emory University
 
Additional Appointment(s):
Department of Medicine
 
Courses Taught:
EPI 537: Epi Of Chronic Disease
EPI 560: Cardio Disease Epidemiolog
 
Career Overview:

Dr. William M. McClellan is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches courses in the epidemiology of chronic disease, cardiovascular disease and aging. Dr. McClellan completed medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his fellowship in renal medicine at the University of California in San Francisco. He received a MPH degree from Emory University.

The focus of Dr. McClellan’s recent research includes investigations of racial disparities among patients with chronic kidney disease; anemia and kidney disease as risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke; studies of the familial aggregation of chronic kidney disease; and studies examining reasons for patient and treatment center variations in quality of care, vascular access and vaccination use and outcomes among patients with ESRD.

He serves on the American Society of Nephrology’s Chronic Kidney Disease Committee and is the representative to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) steering committee for the National Kidney Disease Education Program. He is chairman of the scientific advisory committee for the NIDDK Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study (CRIC). He has published extensively on epidemiology, health services and outcomes research of chronic kidney disease.

 
Areas of Interest/Research:
Disease Surveillance
Health Outcomes
Cardiovascular Disease
 
Selected Research Projects:

My recent research includes investigations of racial disparities among patients with chronic kidney disease; anemia and kidney disease as risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke; studies of the familial aggregation of chronic kidney disease; and studies examining reasons for patient and treatment center variations in quality of care, vascular access and vaccination use and outcomes among patients with ESRD. 

 
Selected Publications:
Gutiérrez OM, Khodneva YA, Muntner P, Rizk DV,
McClellan, WM
, Cushman M, Warnock DG, Safford MM; REGARDS Investigators.
Association between urinary albumin excretion and coronary heart disease in black vs white adults
JAMA
, 310: 706-714, 2013.
 
Bulka C, Nastoupil LJ,
McClellan, WM
, Ambinder A, Phillips A, Ward K, Bayakly AR, Switchenko JM, Waller L, Flowers CR
Residence proximity to benzene release sites is associated with increased incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Cancer
, 119: 3309-17, 2013.
 
Plantinga L, Howard VJ, Judd S, Muntner P, Tanner R, Rizk D, Lackland DT, Warnock DG, Howard G,
McClellan, WM

Association of duration of residence in the the southeastern United States with chronic kidney disease may differ by race: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) cohort study.
Int J Health Geogr
, 21: 12-17, 2013.
 
Tuot DS, Plantinga LC, Judd SE, Muntner P, Hsu CY, Warnock DG, Gutiérrez OM, Safford M, Powe NR,
McClellan, WM

Healthy behaviors, risk factor control and awareness of chronic kidney disease.
Am J Nephrol.
, 37: 135-43, 2013.
 
McClellan AC, Luthi JC, Lynch JR, Soucie JM, Kulkarni R, Guasch A, Huff ED,Gilbertson D,
McClellan, WM
, DeBaun MR.
High one year mortality in adults with sickle cell disease and end-stage renal disease
Br J Haematol
, 159: 360-7, 2012.
 
Other affiliations and Activities:

Emory University School of Medicine

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 
Curriculum Vitae
 
Link to this page: http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/WMCCLEL