Sandra J. Taler, M.D.

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

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.