Leigh Darryl Quarles, M.D.
Associate Dean of Research
Leigh Darryl Quarles, M.D., is the UTMG Endowed Professor, Director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicines and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. He received his B.S. from Duke University and his M.D. from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. From 2004 to 2009 he served as the Director of the Kidney Institute and Nephrology Division at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Before that, from 1986 to 2004, he was at Duke University.
He is internationally recognized as an expert in the field of renal disease.