Urologic Diseases Research Updates
Dr. Tamara Bavendam Joins the NIDDK’s KUH Division
Dr. Tamara Bavendam joined the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases (KUH) in October as senior scientific adviser for women’s urologic health. For 25 years, she has performed clinical research in different areas of urology, including urinary incontinence, lower urinary tract symptoms, overactive bladder, and interstitial cystitis, including overseeing several large multicenter randomized clinical trials. Since 2002, Bavendam served as a medical director for Pfizer. In 2008, she was appointed senior medical director in the Global Medical division. Among many publications and honors, she has been cited as a Best Doctor in America.
NIH Publication No. 13–5743
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