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Health Literacy in CKD: A Fellow’s Perspective

Devika Nair Devika Nair, MD, is currently a first-year nephrology fellow at Vanderbilt University. She completed her medical training and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Tulane University and her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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