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Nancy Day Adams, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine
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Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1405
Phone: 800-535-6232


B.A.Reed CollegeBiology
M.D.University of Oregon School of Medicine [now, OHSU]Medicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipMedical College of WisconsinInternship
ResidencyMedical College of WisconsinInternal Medicine
FellowshipChurchill Hospital Renal UnitHonorary Clinical Research Registrar
FellowshipMedical College of WisconsinNephrology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Top DocConnecticut Magazine
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report
George Thornton Teaching AwardAmerican College of Physicians, Connecticut Chapter
CAMEL Award, Best Course Years 1 & 2Medical and Dental Students
Nominated for Kaiser-Permanente Teaching AwardSchool of Medicine, Class of 2011
ELAM FellowshipDrexel University College of Medicine
Laureate AwardACP, Connecticut Chapter
Willard O. Thompson Traveling Fellow, Steven L. Teitelbaum, M.D., Preceptor. Bone Histopathology Lab, Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MOAmerican College of Physicians
Upjohn Award for Clinical ExcellenceMedical College of Wisconsin
Intern of the YearMedical College of Wisconsin
Upjohn Award for Clinical ExcellenceMedical College of Wisconsin
Intern of the YearMedical College of Wisconsin
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
NIDDK Loan Repayment ReviewStudy SectionreviewerExternalNational20152015
AAIM/ASP Subspecialty Summit on the Match Planning GroupOthermemberExternalNational2015
Faculty Development Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteememberUConn HealthUniversity20142016
AAIM Resident to Fellow Interface Task forceAdvisory CommitteememberExternalNational2012
American Society of Nephrology Education Director for Fellowship Training; Chair, Training Program Directors Executive CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationExternalNational2011
ASN Training Program Directors Biannual RetreatEducation CommitteeProgram ChairExternalNational20112011
Search Committee, Chair, Dept OB/GYNOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity20112012
Association of Specialty ProfessorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCouncilorExternalNational2011
American Society of Nephrology Training Program Directors Executive CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairExternalNational2009
Professional Development Seminar, co-sponsored by Women in Nephrology and ASNWorkshop/ConferenceCo-ChairExternalInternational20032004
Ethics committeeOtherMemberUConn HealthLocal1988

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Premature infants treated with furosemide have increased urinary calcium and unchanged urinary citrate excretion compared to controls
    Adams ND, Rowe JC, Liu RX, Sawhney R, Lazar AM, Horak E, Hopfer SD, Condren TB Urolithiasis, Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Urolithiasis 1989 Jan;379-382
  • Calcium regulation and bone metabolism in renal disease
    Adams ND, Raisz LG Clinical Endocrinology of Calcium Metabolism 1987 Jan;317-367
  • Vitamin D metabolism in chronic renal disease
    Lemann J Jr, Gray RW, Adams ND Chronic Renal Disease 1985 Jan;139-154
  • Clinical disorders of vitamin D metabolism and action.
    Adams ND, Mundy GR Divalent Ion Homeostasis. Contemporary Issues in Nephrology, volume 11 1983 Jan;107-149
  • Hyper- and hypoparathyroidism
    Adams ND, Mundy GR Current Therapy 1983 Jan;480-484
  • Liquid formula diets reduce serum 1,25-(OH)2-Vitamin D concentrations in humans.
    Lemann J Jr, Adams ND, Gray RW Vitamin D, Chemical, Biochemical, and Clinical Endocrinology of Calcium Metabolism 1982 Jan;669-675
  • Drug therapy in disorders of mineral metabolism and bone
    Lemann J Jr, Adams ND Practical Drug Therapy 1979 Jan;397-495
  • The measurement of 1,25-(OH)2-D by competitive protein binding assay in the plasma of anephric patients: the effects of dihydrotachysterol therapy
    Gray RW, Adams ND, Lemann J Jr. Vitamin D. Basic Research and its Clinical Application 1979 Jan;839 -841
  • The pathogenesis of secondary hyperparathyroidism in early renal failure
    Slatopolsky E, Gray R, Adams ND, Lewis J, Hruska K, Martin K, Klahr S, DeLuca H, Lemann J Jr. Vitamin D. Basic Research and its Clinical Application 1979 Jan;1209-1215
  • The regulation of plasma 1,25-(OH)2-D concentrations in healthy adults
    Gray RW, Lemann J Jr, Adams ND Vitamin D. Basic Research and its Clinical Applications 1979 Jan;839-841
  • Vitamin D metabolism in patients with nephrolithiasis
    Lemann J Jr, Gray RW, Adams ND Vitamin D. Basic Research and its Clinical Application 1979 Jan;957-962
  • Vitamin D, osteomalacia and chronic renal failure
    Kanis JA, Adams ND, Earnshaw M, Heynen G, Ledingham JGG, Oliver DO, Russell RGG, Woods CG Vitamin D, Biochemical, Chemical and Clinical Aspects Related to Calcium Metabolism. 1977 Jan;671-673



Short Surveys

  • Going fishing.
    Adams, N D The American journal of medicine 1996 Apr;100(4):475-6
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Ethics in Medical Research: Learning from historyLectureThe Hospital of Central Connecticut2015New Britain
American Society of Nephrology In-Training Exam for Fellows 2010-2014: Scoring and Item StatisticsPosterAmerican Society of Nephrology2015San Diego
The Future of Nephrology TrainingLectureUniversity of North Carolina Kidney Center2014Raleigh
The Future of Nephrology TrainingLectureBrigham&Womens -MGH/Harvard Fellowship Combined Renal Grand Rounds2014Boston
Round table for Chief Residents: What you need to know about fellowshipsPanel DiscussionAAIM, APDIM2014Nashville
Everything you wanted to know about Milestones..."TalkAmerican Society of Nephrology2013Atlanta
Effectiveness of compliance reports, dashboards and trend analysesTalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges Compliance Officers Forum2011Baltimore, MD
Performance Based PayTalkASN/WIN Professional Development Seminar2010Denver, CO
Women in MedicinePanel DiscussionConnecticut State Medical Society2009Southington
"Staying Power: Weathering transitions, negotiating political terrain and working for gender equity"Panel DiscussionAAMC Annual meeting2002San Francisco
"Professor in Action"TalkConnecticut chapter, ACP1997