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Shoshana H. Ballew, PhD

  • Associate Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

  • Epidemiology (Primary)
    • Division: Cardiovascular and Clinical Epidemiology

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Information

2024 E. Monument Street
Suite 2-600
Baltimore, Maryland 21287


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PhD, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2012
BA, Case Western Reserve University, 2006

  • aging
  • caregiving
  • epidemiology
  • chronic kidney disease
  • cardiovascular disease

Selected publications

  • Ballew SH, Chen Y, Daya NR, Godino JG, Windham BG, McAdams DeMarco M, Coresh J, Selvin E, Grams ME. Frailty, Kidney Function, and Polypharmacy: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. Feb 2017;69(2):228-236.
  • Grams ME, Sang Y, Levey AS, Matsushita K, Ballew S, Chang AR, Chow EK, Kasiske BL, Kovesdy CP, Nadkarni GN, Shalev V, Segev DL, Coresh J, Lentine KL, Garg AX; Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium. Kidney-Failure Risk Projection for the Living Kidney-Donor Candidate. NEJM. Feb 2016;374(5):411-421
  • Matsushita K, Ballew SH, Coresh J. Cardiovascular risk prediction in people with chronic kidney disease. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. Nov 2016;25(6):518-523.
  • Coresh J, Turin TC, Matsushita K, Sang Y, Ballew SH, Appel LJ, Arima H, Chadban SJ, Cirillo M, Djurdjev O, Green JA, Heine GH, Inker LA, Irie F, Ishani A, Ix JH, Kovesdy CP, Marks A, Ohkubo T, Shalev V, Shankar A, Wen CP, de Jong PE, Iseki K, Stengel B, Gansevoort RT, Levey AS, Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium. Decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate and subsequent risk of end-stage renal disease and mortality. JAMA. Jun 2014;311(24):2518-2531.
  • Matsushita K, Ballew SH, Astor BC, Jong PE, Gansevoort RT, Hemmelgarn BR, Levey AS, Levin A, Wen CP, Woodward M, Coresh J, Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium. Cohort profile: the chronic kidney disease prognosis consortium. Int J Epidemiol. Dec 2013;42(6):1660-1668.