Department of Medicine
Faculty Profiles by Division

Division of Renal-Electrolyte

Faculty Profiles

[Return To Index page]
photo Evan C. Ray, MD, PhD

Renal-Electrolyte

Email: rayec@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-802-3043

Contact
Office: A915 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
 
Phone: 412-802-3043
Fax: 412-647-6222
E-mail: rayec@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
B.A. Biochemistry, University of Colorado, 1996
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2008
PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2008
Training
Internal Medicine Internship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Internal Medicine Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001
Nephrology Clinical Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
T32 Research Scholar-Renal Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2016
Research Interest
Dr. Ray uses a combination of electrophysiology, animal modeling, and human clinical data to better understand regulation of mineral and electrolyte balance in the body.

Details regarding his research group can be found at www.rayrenal.com.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Ray is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology (kidney disorders) and specializes in electrolyte abnormalities and difficult-to-control hypertension.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Proteolytic Activation of ENaC in Proteinuric Kidney Disease
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Disease
Grant Number: K08 DK110332
Start Year: 2016
End Year: 2021
Title: Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research - Pilot
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, & Kidney Disease
Grant Number: P30 DK079307
Start Year: 2018
End Year: 2023
Notable Achievements
Phi Beta Kappa, 1995
Golden Key National Honor Society, 1996
Graduation Summa cum Laude, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996
Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1999
MD-PhD Thesis Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006
National Kidney Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators's Forum Winner: Basic Sciences Research, 2016
National Kidney Foundation, National Young Investigator's Forum, 2nd Place Winner, Basic Science Research, 2016
UPMC Department of Medicine Research Day Winner, Post-Doctoral Bench Research, 2016
University of Pittsburgh 8th Annual Acute Kidney Injury Symposium 1st Place Award, 2018
Voted one of Pittsburgh's Best Doctors, 2019