Dr. Kim Piburn is a Pediatric Nephrology Fellow at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital/Stanford University. Dr. Piburn completed medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and pediatrics residency training at Driscoll Children’s Hospital/Texas A&M College of Medicine. Her research focuses on improving clinical outcomes in pediatric kidney transplant patients. In particular, Dr. Piburn is investigating intrapatient variability of tacrolimus drug levels to assist with early identification of patients at increased risk of poor graft outcome. After completing fellowship training, Dr. Piburn plans to pursue a career as an academic pediatric nephrologist and remain actively involved in pediatric kidney transplant research.