Ian J Stewart


Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Acute Kidney Injury
Long-term outcomes of combat trauma
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BS, Microbiology, University of California at San Diego
MD, University of Southern California, Keck SOM
Residency, Internal Medicine, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Fellowship, Nephrology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio


Colonel Ian J. Stewart is a professor of medicine at Uniformed Services University and serves as the Director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Stewart grew up in Southern California and received his undergraduate degree in microbiology at the University of California, San Diego. He then received an HPSP scholarship to attend the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. He completed residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in nephrology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio. From 2012-2013, he served as an intensive care physician at Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram, Afghanistan while deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Colonel Stewart has a strong interest in combat casualty care research, including the acute management of organ failure and the long-term consequences of combat injury. He has extensive experience obtaining and combining data from multiple Department of Defense data sources, and manages collaborations between Military Treatment Facilities, academic institutions, and industry partners. His impact on the field of combat casualty research has been recognized with numerous awards including the Major General Archie Hoffman Award, the Donahue Award for Research Excellence, and the USAF Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research Award.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Meritorious Service Medal (first oak leaf cluster)

USAF Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research Award

Deans Impact Award, Uniformed Services University School of Medicine

Most Valuable Integrated Product Team Member

John F. Maher Award for Research Excellence

Donahue Award for Research Excellence

Major General Archie Hoffman Award

Outstanding Graduate, UTHSCSA Nephrology

Outstanding Teaching Fellow, SAMMC Internal Medicine Residency

James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Medical Students

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