Dr. Stephen Seliger received his medical education from New York University School of Medicine and his Master’s of Science in Epidemiology from the University Of Washington School Of Public Health. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His research interests relate to Cognitive and Physical Function in older adults with Chronic Kidney Disease, Cardiac-specific biomarkers in aging patients, and Polycystic Kidney Disease. He is a member of the editorial board for Circulation, and is the Associate Editor of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for ESRD Network 5. He has also served on many of George Clinical’s Endpoint Adjudication Committees as adjudicator and Co-Chair.