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Dr. Schmid is on faculty as a clinical instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed her DVM at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her small animal rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Schmid went on to complete a small animal internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee. Her interests include protein-losing diseases and teaching.
Updated December 2021
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Urology & Renal Medicine
In addition to promoting progression of kidney disease, persistent proteinuria has several extrarenal consequences, therefore incidental proteinuria on routine diagnostic workups and geriatric screens should not be ignored.