Dr. Michelle Winn

Dr. Michelle Winn was born in 1966. She received a BS in biology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1988; and an MD from the Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina, in 1992. Her residency was at Duke Medical School, and she became an associate professor of medicine in 2010. Dr. Winn’s research has focused on the kidney disease known as focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), and she has been well recognized for this work, including as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, in 2007. She has received other awards, including the Duke University Blue Ribbon Diversity Award, in 2004 and the American Society of Nephrology’s Young Investigator Award, in 2007, and has published widely.