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Jodi M. Smith, MD, MPH

Jodi M. Smith, MD, MPH

Nephrology, Nephrology Research

On staff since August 2002

Academic Title: Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Research Center: Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies

Making a Difference


Jessicawinlock, washington03.15.13
Throughout the years of my daughter Samantha's life, we dealt with many pediatric specialists on a daily basis. Beings that we had this vast experience with so many pediatric specialists, I can tell you that Dr. Jodi Smith is a one of a kind treasure that is needed in the medical profession. She is kind, sweet, knowledgeable in her expertise, and has an amazing bedside manner. Dr. Smith listens to the patient and the patient's family, something that can be a rare commodity in the hospital world. She truly is someone you want in your amazing child's corner... Thank you Dr. Jodi Smith for all you do.
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Board Certification(s)
Pediatric Nephrology
Medical/Professional School
McGill University, Montreal
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle
Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal
Pediatric Nephrology, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Research Description

My research involves the studying the role of subclinical viral infections in the development of kidney transplant dysfunction in pediatric recipients.

Research Focus Area

Epidemiology, Infectious Disease

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2014Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2014


Association Between Clinical Risk Factors and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN , 2010 Sep 2
Subclinical viremia increases risk for chronic allograft injury in pediatric renal transplantation.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , 2010 Sep: 1579-86
Impaired graft survival in pediatric renal transplant recipients with donor-specific antibodies detected by solid-phase assays.
Pediatric transplantation , 2010 Sep 1: 730-4
Screening for BK virus in pediatric renal transplant recipients.
Pediatric transplantation , 2010 Aug: 559-60
Intravenous immunoglobulin as treatment for BK virus: nephropathy.
Pediatric transplantation , 2009 Feb: 11-3
Anemia and risk of hospitalization in pediatric chronic kidney disease.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN , 2009 Jan: 48-56
Current state of pediatric renal transplantation.
Frontiers in bioscience : a journal and virtual library , 2008 Jan 1: 197-203
BK virus nephropathy in pediatric renal transplant recipients: an analysis of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS) registry.
Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN , 2007 Sep: 1037-42
Adolescents are more likely to develop posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder after primary Epstein-Barr virus infection than younger renal transplant recipients.
Transplantation , 2007 Jun 15: 1423-8
Contributions of the Transplant Registry: The 2006 Annual Report of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS).
Pediatric transplantation , 2007 Jun: 366-73
Emerging viral infections in transplantation.
Pediatric transplantation , 2006 Nov: 838-43
Sonic tooth brushing reduces gingival overgrowth in renal transplant recipients.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 2006 Nov: 1753-9
Risk of lymphoma after renal transplantation varies with time: an analysis of the United States Renal Data System.
Transplantation , 2006 Jan 27: 175-80
Renal transplantation in adolescents.
Adolescent medicine clinics , 2005 Feb: 201-14
Childhood asthma hospitalization risk after cesarean delivery in former term and premature infants.
Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology , 2005 Feb: 228-33
Polyomavirus nephropathy in pediatric kidney transplant recipients.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons , 2004 Dec: 2109-17
Current immunosuppressive agents in pediatric renal transplantation: efficacy, side-effects and utilization.
Pediatric transplantation , 2004 Oct: 445-53
Current immunosuppressive agents: efficacy, side effects, and utilization.
Pediatric clinics of North America , 2003 Dec: 1283-300
Nephrotic syndrome in the newborn.
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation , 2003 Dec: 1318-23
Pretransplant peritoneal dialysis and graft thrombosis following pediatric kidney transplantation: a NAPRTCS report.
Pediatric transplantation , 2003 Jun: 204-8
Platelet-activating factor and Escherichia coliO157:H7 infections.
Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany) , 2002 Dec: 1047-52
Renal transplant outcomes in adolescents: a report of the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study.
Pediatric transplantation , 2002 Dec: 493-9

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OC.9.820 - Nephrology
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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