Hartmut Malluche, MD
Founder, President (1989-1992)
Hartmut H. Malluche, MD, FACP, is the Robert G. Luke Chair in Nephrology, Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology, Bone, and Mineral Metabolism, and Director of the General Clinical Research Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Prior to his current position, he served as Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr Malluche has served as a member on numerous scientific advisory councils and clinical research committees and has published over 400 articles in various scientific journals, including Journal of Clinical Investigation, American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology, Kidney International, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, and Transplantation. He is the editor of International Journal of Clinical Nephrology and the textbook Clinical Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation. Dr Malluche received the Distinguished Lecturer Award from the Chinese Society of Nephrology in 1992 and the Award for Excellence in Research from the University of Kentucky. He is an honorary member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, and he is the founder and first president of the International Society for Bone Morphometry. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology, and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, among many others. Dr Malluche has been listed in Who's Who in the World annually since 1987 and is a Who's Who Life Member since 2001. He has been listed in 100 Best Doctors in America in 2002, 2003, and 2004. In 2003 Dr Malluche was awarded the National Leadership Award, Honorary Chairman, Physicians' Advisory Board. He was also awarded the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, the highest civilian leadership award of the State of Kentucky.
Dr Malluche received his medical degree summa cum laude from J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany , and completed a residency and fellowship at the Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals, J.W. Goethe University .