Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH

Author and Nephrologist

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Vanessa Grubbs, MD, is a nephrologist who changed her focus from practicing medicine to writing. She is the author of Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers: A Kidney Doctor’s Search for the Perfect Match. Grubbs received her medical degree from Duke University and specialty training in kidney diseases at UCSF. She is an alum of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program.

She lives in Oakland, and her website is

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