MD, University of Alabama
Dr. Hamm, an expert on kidney diseases and hypertension, joined the Tulane faculty in 1992. He has served as Director of the Tulane Hypertension and Renal Center of Excellence and chair of the American Heart Association Council on the Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Hamm now serves as Senior Vice President and Dean of Tulane University's School of Medicine.
Research/Academic Interests: Basic physiology of kidney tubule transport; ammonia transport and acid-base homeostasis; citrate transport and kidney stone prevention; sodium transport in the collecting duct (relevant to hypertension).