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Lois A. Katz, MD

  • Specialty: Nephrology
  • Language: English


  • Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Nephrology), 1974
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1971
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Department of Veterans Affairs-New York Campus, Nephrology, 1971
  • Residency, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1969
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1968
  • MD from New York University, 1966

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hypertension, clinical nephrology

Research Summary

Lois Anne Katz, M.D. has been a coinvestigator in several large VA Cooperative Hypertension Trials: (1) CSP 290 Monotherapy of Hypertension, (2) PATHS - Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension Study (involving behavior modification of patients who drink and have hypertension), (3) ALLHAT - The Antihypertensive and Lipid -lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial sponsored by the NHBLI. She was an investigator in ACCORD--Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes, sponsored by NHLBI. She was a principal investigator for the SPRINT Study and SPRINT-ASK.  She has also participated in many pharmaceutical company sponsored trials of new antihypertensive agents including ACE inhibitors, Ca channel blockers, and beta blockers.

She participated in an HSR&D Trial entitled Readiness for Managed Care which was performed in conjunction with Dr. Michael Yedidia at the Wagner School of Public Health.

Academic Contact

Academic office

VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, 423 East 23rd Street

11, 11066 S e

New York, NY 10010





Research Interests Timeline

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