Bryan Becker, MD, MMM, FACP
Dr. Bryan Neil Becker is Professor of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Executive Director of the University of Illinois Physicians Group at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Becker went to Dartmouth College for his undergraduate work, majoring in English.
He then attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine for his medical degree.
followed that with his
residency in internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center
and then with fellowship training in Nephrology at Duke and at Vanderbilt University
Dr. Becker moved to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 1997 where he went on to head the Nephrology Division and serve as vice-chair in the Department of Medicine.
He received his Master's in Medical Management from Tulane University in 2009 and moved to Chicago in fall, 2010.
Dr. Becker served as President of the National Kidney Foundation and chairman of its scientific advisory board from 2008-2010 and remains a member of the NKF board.
continues to be active clinically, caring for individuals with chronic kidney disease and kidney transplant recipients.
developed NIH-funded research foci in chronic kidney disease and kidney transplantation, focusing on chronic illness models and novel imaging technology as markers of organ injury.
has published more than 190 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and abstracts and has served either as editor or reviewer for 15 different publications in the kidney and internal medicine world.
has served or continues to serve on or chair different committees at the national level for the American Society of Transplantation, the American Society of Nephrology, the Association of Specialty Professors, and the NKF
He was a regular member of the Pathobiology of Kidney Disease scientific review panel for NIH between 2004-07 and continues to chair or serve on review panels for NIH.
Dr. Becker has served as a member of the board of several companies, academic groups, and community organizations including Forward Health Group, Breonics, Inc., Helios Health, and the American Society of Transplantation.