Sandra J. Taler, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Nephrologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Transplant hypertension
  • Resistant hypertension
  • Living kidney donation
  • Obesity issues in kidney transplantation
  • Secondary hypertension
  1. 1988
    Fellow - NephrologyBoston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  2. 1987
    Fellow - Hypertension: Clinical and Research TrainingCardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine
  3. 1986
    Resident - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  4. 1984
    Internship - Internal MedicineHennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  5. 1983
    MDMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1979
    BS - BiologyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Certifications

  1. 1988
    NephrologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1986
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Marvin Moser Clinical Hypertension AwardAmerican Society of Hypertension
  2. 2011
    Laureate AwardDivision of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2010
    FellowAmerican Society of Hypertension
  4. 2001
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  5. 1999
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  6. 1999
    FellowCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  7. 1979
    Summa Cum LaudeUniversity of Minnesota
  8. 1979
    Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor SocietyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  9. 1979
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  10. 1975
    Presidential ScholarUniversity of Minnesota
  11. 1975
    National Merit ScholarNational Merit Scholarship Foundation
  12. 1975
    ScholarshipCollege of Liberal Arts, Alliss Foundation, University of Minnesota

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    Liaison Representative between American Medical Association "Target BP" workgroup and the American Heart Association Hypertension CouncilAmerican Medical Association
  2. 2019 - present
    Member of the AMA Validated Device Listing Review Committee to approve home and pharmacy kiosk BP devices for the publicAmerican Medical Association
  3. 2018 - 2019
    Program Committee memberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  4. 2017 - 2019
    Member, Professional/Public Education & Publications CommitteeAmerican Heart Association Council on Hypertension
  5. 2016 - 2018
    Writing Group for updated Scientific Statement on Resistant HypertensionAmerican Heart Association
  6. 2015 - 2018
    MemberPost Graduate Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology
  7. 2015 - present
    ChairCertified Hypertension Clinician Examination Committee, ASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  8. 2015 - 2018
    SpeakerASN Highlights Team, American Society of Nephrology
  9. 2014 - 2016
    MemberScientific Awards Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  10. 2014 - 2018
    American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline Writing CommitteeAmerican Heart Association
  11. 2013 - 2015
    Workgroup MemberKDIGO Board of Counselors, National Kidney Foundation
  12. 2013 - 2016
    ChairMarketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  13. 2012 - 2014
    Vice ChairLiving Donor Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  14. 2012 - 2014
    MemberPolicy Oversight Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  15. 2012 - 2014
    MemberAd Hoc Data Management Working Group, United Network for Organ Sharing
  16. 2012
    SpeakerASN Highlights Team, American Society of Nephrology
  17. 2012 - present
    Co-ChairComplex Donor Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  18. 2011 - 2014
    MemberRegion 7, United Network for Organ Sharing
  19. 2011 - 2016
    MemberHypertension Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology
  20. 2011 - 2016
    MemberHypertension Writing Group Steering Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  21. 2011 - 2013
    Regional RepresentativeLiving Donor Committee, United Network for Organ Sharing
  22. 2011 - 2012
    Lead/ChairFistula First Silver Quality Project, Quality, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
  23. 2011 - present
    MemberAsk Mayo Expert Workgroup, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  24. 2010 - 2017
    FellowAmerican Society of Hypertension
  25. 2010 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  26. 2010 - present
    ChairQuality, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  27. 2010 - 2013
    Vice PresidentBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  28. 2008 - 2010
    SecretaryBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  29. 2007 - 2018
    MemberCenter for Translational Science Activities (CTSA) Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Translational Science Activities
  30. 2005 - 2008
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Society of Hypertension
  31. 2005 - present
    MemberComplex Donor Committee, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center
  32. 2004 - 2009
    MemberSteering and Practice Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 2004 - 2009
    DirectorPatient Education, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  34. 2004 - 2009
    Associate Chair for EducationEducation Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  35. 2004 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine
  36. 2004 - 2018
    ChairASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  37. 2004 - 2010
    Continuing Medical Education ChairDivision of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  38. 2004 - 2008
    Board MemberThe Midwest Regional Chapter, American Society of Hypertension
  39. 2001 - 2007
    MemberCME Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  40. 2001 - present
    FellowAmerican Heart Association
  41. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Transplantation
  42. 2000 - 2003
    MemberMembership Committee, American Society of Hypertension
  43. 1999 - 2003
    MemberASH Specialists Program Examination Committee
  44. 1999 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  45. 1999 - present
    Specialist in Clinical HypertensionAmerican Society of Hypertension
  46. 1999 - present
    FellowCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  47. 1998 - 2002
    ChairTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  48. 1997 - 1998
    Vice ChairTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  49. 1996 - 2000
    MemberLeadership Education Subcommittee, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  50. 1996 - 1999
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  51. 1996 - 1997
    MemberTrip Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  52. 1995
    MemberPICOS PAME Team, Continuous Improvement Council, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  53. 1995 - 2004
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Hypertension & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  54. 1995 - 2004
    Education ChairDivision of Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  55. 1994 - 1998
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  56. 1994 - 1997
    MemberSubcommittee on Continuing Medical Education, Department of Internal Medicine
  57. 1994 - 1995
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  58. 1993 - 2004
    Educational CoordinatorDivision of Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
  59. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Nephrology
  60. 1991 - 1995
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  61. 1990 - 2004
    MemberSubcommittee on General Medical Training, Department of Internal Medicine
  62. 1989 - 1996
    MemberWomen's Advisory Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  63. 1989 - 1992
    Resident AdvisorMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  64. 1989 - 1991
    Residency Applicant InterviewerMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  65. 1988 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Society of Hypertension
  66. 1988 - 2001
    MemberAmerican Heart Association
  67. 1988 - 1999
    MemberCouncil for High Blood Pressure Research, American Heart Association
  68. 1988 - present
    Attending PhysicianHypertension Residency Training, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  69. 1983 - 1999
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  70. 1979
    MemberPhi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  71. 1979
    MemberOmicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
  72.  
    MemberCouncil on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association

Publications

Research activities

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