Associate Professor Yeoungjee Cho is a consultant nephrologist from Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia and Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, the University of Queensland. She is a clinical trialist and current Chair of the Peritoneal Dialysis working group of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network. She completed her PhD in 2015 and has published over 80 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals.
Her research focus is in clinical trials, meta-analyses and epidemiology, registry analyses in peritoneal dialysis and qualitative research. She is a member of the steering committee for the Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology – Peritoneal Dialysis (SONG-PD) and a project coordinator for the SONG – Polycystic Kidney Disease (SONG-PKD).
A/Prof Cho is an associate editor of the Peritoneal dialysis international (since 2018), and currently a member of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) International Studies Committee and Communications and Media Committee where she also serves as an editor of the ISPD Newsletter. She is a current recipient of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council early career fellowship (2017-2020).
She has recently joined as a faculty member of the Peritoneal Dialysis Academy in Australia (since 2019) and is actively in teaching medical students, trainees, allied health members and supervision of fellows and higher degree students. A/Prof Cho has been regularly invited to deliver lectures at local, national and international
meetings including American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week (2016), World Congress of Nephrology (2019) and ISPD Congress (2016, 2018) on peritoneal dialysis to members of nephrology community. She is a member of Program Committee for the ISPD Congress 2020 (Glasgow).