Dr. Amanda Vinson received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed Internal Medicine, Nephrology and a subsequent Renal Transplant fellowship at Dalhousie University. She went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Clinical Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Vinson joined the Dalhousie Division of Nephrology in 2017 as a clinician-researcher. Her research interests include studying predictors of kidney graft and patient survival following transplant, with a focus on kidney donor allocation protocols and strategic matching of donors and recipients to maximize outcomes. She has a special interest in the effects of sex and gender in kidney transplantation and has participated on an NIH panel discussing issues related to this topic.