- Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Mirela Dobre, MD, MPH, is a board-certified nephrologist at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension. She is also an associate professor at Case Western Reserve University.
After earning her medical doctorate at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Victor Babes in Timisoara, Romania, Dr. Dobre went on to earn a Master of Public Health degree at the University of South Carolina and completed a fellowship in clinical research nephrology at Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Dobre has a fundamental research interest in chronic kidney disease and its related metabolic and cardiovascular complications. She studied the role of acid-base abnormalities on cardiovascular disease in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC), a multicenter National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study. Along with her team, she found the novel link between acid-base abnormalities and heart failure in CRIC. Dr. Dobre is currently funded by the NIH to study myocardial fibrosis in hypertensive patients with and without chronic kidney disease. Her long-term research goal is to determine the intricacies between chronic kidney disease and alterations in the heart structure and function leading to an increase in cardiovascular mortality.
In addition to her active clinical and investigative efforts, Dr. Dobre provides research mentorship at individual and programmatic levels to both medical students and physician trainees. Dr. Dobre serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases and the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
PublicationsView Dr. Mirela Dobre’s publications
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Certifications & Memberships
- Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellowship | Nephrology
Nephrology - Uh Case Medical Center (2010 - 2013)
Residency | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - Huron Hospital (2007 - 2010)
University Of South Carolina (2004)
Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Victor Babes (1997)
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As of December 31, 2016, Mirela Dobre did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.