Lawrence R. Shoemaker, MD

Lawrence-ShoemakerTitle

Associate Professor
Fellowship Program Director

Contact Information

Email: lrshoe01@peds.ufl.edu

Clinical Interests

  • Acute renal replacement therapy
  • Chronic renal replacement therapy
  • Fluid and electrolyte disorders
  • Genetic kidney disease

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms of acute kidney injury
  • Mathematical modeling of dialysis adequacy

Awards and Honors

  • 2006:  Outstanding Clinical Professor of the Year, Dep. Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • 2008:  Top 5 Clinical Teacher of the Year, Dep. Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • 2009:  Top 5 Clinical Teacher of the Year, Dep. Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • 2011:  Top 5 Clinical Teacher of the Year, Dep. Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • 2011:  Celebrating Better Service Award, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville
  • 2011:  Physician of the Quarter, Kosair Children’s Hospital, Louisville

Education

  • 1982-1986:  MD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Postdoctoral Training

  • 1986-1989:  Residency (Pediatrics), University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • 1989-1992:  Fellowship (Pediatric Nephrology), Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Military Service

  • 1992-1996:  Active Duty, U. S. Navy.  Final rank: Commander.
  • 1996-2005:  Inactive, U.S. Navy Reserves. Resigned commission with Honorable Discharge in 2005

Academic Appointments

  • 1992-1996:  Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
  • 1996-2003:  Associate Professor, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • 2003-2012:  Associate Professor, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • 2012-2014:  Associate Professor, Upstate Medical University of S.U.N.Y, Syracuse, NY
  • 2014-        :  Associate Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL