Peter Reese is a transplant nephrologist. He is Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and collaborates with the Paris Transplant Group in Paris, France.
He joined the Paris Transplant Group in 2017 and spent a sabbatical year in Paris from 2017 – 2018.
Peter Reese was awarded his M.D in 1999. He obtained a K-23 award from the NIH in 2007 and multiple R-01 grants subsequently. He was awarded his Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology in 2007.
His research interests focus on a) developing effective strategies to increase access to kidney transplantation, b) improving the process of selecting and caring for living kidney donors, c) determining outcomes of health policies on vulnerable populations with renal disease, including the elderly, d) testing strategies to improve health behaviors such as medication adherence, and e) transplant ethics. He is co-Principal Investigator of the THINKER, USHER and SHELTER trials, which involve transplanting hepatitis C infected organs into uninfected recipients, followed by antiviral treatment.
Dr. Reese is an Associate Editor of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, a Fellow of the American Society of Transplantation, and a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigator. He is past chair of the Ethics Committee of the United Network for Organ Sharing.