University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Nephrology

Bio for John Gennari, M.D.
John Gennari, M.D.

John Gennari, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Medicine
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: fgennari@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Medicine, Rehab Bldg, Rm 2309

Education

1959 B.S. cum laude, Yale University (Zoology)
1963 M.D. Yale University School of Medicine
1963-66 Internal Medicine Residency, University of Virginia Hospital
1968-71 Research Fellow in Renal Diseases, New England Medical Center Hospital

Academic Interests

Renal physiology
Acid-base and electrolyte homeostasis
Fluid and solute transport in the kidney

Academic Appointments

1970-71 Instructor in Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
1971-75 Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1975-79 Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
1979-2000 Professor of Medicine, U. of Vermont College of Medicine
1979-2002 Director, Nephrology Division, U. of Vermont College of Medicine
1987-92 Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, U. of Vermont College of Medicine
1993 Interim Chair, Department of Medicine, U. of Vermont College of Medicine
1996-2004 Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Medicine, U. of Vermont College of Medicine
2000-2010  Robert F. and Genevieve B. Patrick Professor of Medicine
2010  Professor of Medicine Emeritus

Awards and Honors

1968-69 Recipient, NIH postdoctoral research fellowship award
1969-70 Recipient, NIH special research fellowship award
1991 Fogarty International Fellow
Letter of commendation for excellence in teaching, Tufts U. School of Medicine, 1978 and 1981 Alpha Omega Alpha, faculty election, 1979
E.L. Amidon Award for teaching excellence, U. of Vt., 1990 and 1994.
American Society of Hypertension Specialist

Publications

Gennari, FJ. Pathophysiology of metabolic alkalosis. A new classification based on the centrality of stimulated collecting duct ion transport. Am J Kid Dis 2011;58(4):626-36

Gennari FJ, Segal AS. Hyperkalemia: An adaptive response to renal insufficiency. Kidney Int 62:1-9, 2002.

Gennari FJ. Hypokalemia. New Engl J Med 339:451-458, 1998.

Maddox, D.A. and F.J. Gennari. Load dependence of HCO3 and H2O reabsorption in the early proximal tubule of the Munich-Wistar rat. Am J Physiol 248: F113-F121, 1985.

Gennari FJ, Goldstein MB, Schwartz WB. The nature of the renal adaptation to chronic hypocapnia. J Clin Invest 51: 1722-1730, 1972.