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Katherine Tuttle

Executive Director of Research

Providence Medical Research Center, Spokane, WA, US


Dr Katherine R Tuttle, is Professor of Medicine in the Nephrology Division and Kidney Research Institute at the University of Washington, US. Executive Director for Research at Providence Inland Northwest Health, and a Co-Principal Investigator for the ITHS. Her major research interests are in the areas of clinical and translational science and precision medicine for diabetic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, and hypertension. Dr Tuttle has led a major patient registry as well as clinical trials in these fields that have delivered breakthrough therapies to prevent kidney failure and cardiovascular events.

Featured Courses

Examining a Complex Heart Failure Case
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Identify individuals likely to have HFpEF from initial presentation
  • Refer suspected individuals for specialist assessment
  • Initiate GDMT for HF as soon as patients are stableĀ 
  • Initiate GDMT in HF regardless of EF and phenotype
  • Initiate shared decision-making on complex HF patients with other members of the multidisciplinary team including cardiologists, GPs, nephrologists and diabetologists
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