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INFORMATION FOR

Asghar Rastegar, MD

Professor Emeritus of Medicine; Founding Director of Office of Global Health; Senior Research Scientist, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Asghar Rastegar, MD

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Internal Medicine

    PO Box 208033

    New Haven, CT 06520-8033

    United States

Research Summary

  1. Nephrology:
    Acid-base and electrolyte disorders; Training of nephrologists for resource poor environment world-wide.
  2. General Medicine:
    Residency training and capacity building.
  3. International health:
    Capacity building for resource poor settings; Development of bilateral interinstitutional collaboration in education.

Coauthors

Research Interests

Acid-Base Equilibrium; Education, Medical; Electrolytes; Internship and Residency; Nephrology; Global Health

Selected Publications

  • An educational booklet for patient-centred health education about a non-communicable disease in low-income and middle-income countriesSiddharthan T, Nassali F, Kalyesubula R, Coca S, Rastegar A, Rabin T, Knauf F. An educational booklet for patient-centred health education about a non-communicable disease in low-income and middle-income countries The Lancet Global Health 2016, 4: s25. DOI: 10.1016/s2214-109x(16)30030-4.
  • 35 Acute Interstitial NephritisBrewster U, Rastegar A. 35 Acute Interstitial Nephritis 2014, 312-317. DOI: 10.1016/b978-1-4557-4617-0.00035-2.
  • Hereditary Gelsolin Amyloidosis in An Iranian FamilyShoja M, Tanskanen S, Ardalan M, Kiuru-Enari S, Kashgarian M, Rastegar A, Paunio T. Hereditary Gelsolin Amyloidosis in An Iranian Family 2007, 118-120. DOI: 10.1201/9781420043358.ch38.
  • Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal diseasePerazella MA, Rastegar A: Disorders of potassium and acid-base metabolism in association with renal disease In: Schrier RW, ed. Diseases of the Kidney. 8th Edition 2006.
  • Mixed Acid–Base DisordersRastegar A. Mixed Acid–Base Disorders 2005, 681-696. DOI: 10.1201/b14402-23.
  • A. Mixed acid-base disordersRastegar A. Mixed acid-base disorders. In Gennari FJ, Adrougue HJ, Galla JH, Madaias NE editors. Acid-base disorders and their treatment. Taylor & Francis.2005 pp681-697 (2005).