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Patricia W. Finn, MD. Department Chair

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Claudia M. Lora, M.D., M.S.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine

Administrative Positions:

Division: Nephrology

Location: 820 S. Wood St., MC 792, Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)413-0188 (Office) Fax: (312)996-7378



MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (2002)

Intern, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL (2002-2003)

Resident, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL (2003-2005)

Fellow, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL (2005-2008)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications

  1. Lora CM, Daviglus M, Kusek J, Porter A, Ricardo A, Go  AS and Lash JP. Chronic kidney disease in United States Hispanics: A growing public health problem. Ethn. Dis. 19:466-72, 2009.
  2. Lora CM, Gordon EJ, Sharp LK, Fischer MJ, Gerber BS and Lash JP. Progression of CKD in Hispanics: Potential Roles of Health Literacy, Acculturation, and Social Support. Am. J. Kidney Dis. 58:282-290, 2011.
  3. Lora CM, Ricardo AC, Brecklin CS, Fischer, MJ, Rosman RT, Carmona E, Lopez A, Balaram M, Nessel L, Tao K, Xie D, Kusek  JW, Go AS and Lash JP. Recruitment of Hispanics into an observational study of chronic kidney disease: The Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study experience. Contemp. Clin. Trials. 33(6):1238-44, 2012.
  4. Lora CM, Sokolowsky AW, Touchette DR, Jin J, Hu X, Gao W and Gerber BS. ACE Inhibitor and ARB Medication Use among Medicaid Enrollees with Diabetes.  Ethn. Dis. 23(2):189-95, 2012.