Kirsten Johansen, MD

Hub Leadership Team member—Hennepin Healthcare

Kirsten Johansen, MD

United States

Kirsten Johansen, MD, is the President of the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute, Director of Nephrology at Hennepin Healthcare, and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is a general nephrologist who specializes in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease and patients receiving home-based or in-center dialysis treatment.

Dr. Johansen’s research focuses on patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. In particular, she studies the pathogenesis of debility and evaluates therapeutic strategies to improve functional status in patients on dialysis.

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