Faculty Profile

Friedrich K Port, M.D., M.S., FACP

Friedrich K Port, M.D., M.S., FACP

  • Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology and Internal Medicine
  • Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
  • 340 East Huron Street, Suite 300
  • Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

2010 - Present: Distinguished Research Scientist, Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
2002 - 2010: President of Arbor Research Collaborative for Health
1974 - 2002: Professor of Medicine at University of Michigan
1989 - 2002: Professor of Epidemiology at University of Michigan

  • M.D., , University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, West Germany, 1964
  • M.S., , University of Minnesota, 1975

  • Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) www.dopps.org

  • Port, F.K., Dykstra, D.M., Merion, R.M., Wolfe, R.A. (2005). SRTR Report on the State of Transplantation: Trends and Results for Organ Donation and Transplantation in the United States, 2004. American Journal of Transplant 5 843-849.
  • Port, F.K., Wolfe, R.A., Hulbert-Shearon, T.E., Ashby, V.B., McCullough, K.P., Held, P.J. (2004). High dialysis dose is associated with lower mortality among women but not among men. American Journal Kidney Disease 1014-1023.
  • Port, F.K., Pisoni, R.L., Bragg-Gresham, J.L., Satayathum, S., Young, E.W., Wolfe, R.A., Held, P.J. (2004). DOPPS estimates of patient life years attributable to modifiable hemodialysis treatment practices in the United States. Blood Purification 175-180.
  • Roberts, J.P. , Wolfe, R.A., Bragg-Gresham, J.L., Rush, S.H., Wynn, J.J., Distant, D.A., Ashby, V.B., Held, P.J., Port, F.K. (2004). Effect of changing the priority for HLA matching on the rates and outcomes of kidney transplantation in minority groups. New England Journal of Medicine 545-551.
  • Ojo, A.O., Held, P.H., Port, F.K., Wolfe, R.A., Leichtman, A.B., Young, E.W., Arndorfer, J., Christensen, L., Merion, R.M. (2003). Chronic renal failure after transplantation of a nonrenal organ. New England Journal of Medicine 931-940.

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • European Dialysis and Transplant Association