Dr. Sylvia E. Rosas is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is also board certified in internal medicine and nephrology. Dr. Rosas’s primary research focus is on the epidemiology of metabolic and cardiovascular disease complications in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) particularly diabetic kidney disease. In addition, she has evaluated health disparities in individuals with CKD, particularly in those of Hispanic or Latino background. She has contributed to the understanding of vascular calcification and cardiovascular screening tools in patients with CKD.