Dr. Teri Jo Mauch received her medical degree and doctorate of philosophy (Biochemistry) from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, NE, completed her Pediatrics residency at University of Nebraska affiliated hospitals, and completed Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She completed a mini-fellowship in renal ultrasonography at Emory University in Atlanta. She is currently a tenured Associate Professor in the Nephrology & Hypertension Division of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and is board-certified in Pediatric Nephrology. She attends the inpatient pediatric nephrology service one week in four, and conducts outpatient clinics at the University of Utah Hospital Clinic and Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, and at the PCMC clinic in Riverton.
Her practice includes prenatal consultation for congenital kidney anomalies. She sees pediatric patients with diverse disorders of the kidney including kidney malformations, kidney stones and hypertension, chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, failure to thrive, Alport syndrome, cystic kidney disease, acute kidney injury and hemolytic uremic syndrome. She provides medical supervision of dialysis treatments, plasma exchange and kidney transplantation in children and adolescents. She performs ultrasound guided kidney biopsies at Primary Children’s Medical Center. She has a special interest in developmental and genetic defects of the kidney, immunizations, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension. Her regional practice includes patients from Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho and Montana. She speaks fluent German.
Her previous research included studies patterning of the embryonic kidney, developmental kidney disorders and the role of the renin-angiotensin system in kidney development. She also examined the antibody response to the influenza vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients and their siblings. Her current research efforts focus on the role of prenatal nutrition in kidney development, and clinical drug and vaccine trials in patients with chronic kidney disease.