Pancreas Team

Awards & Honors

  • Student Affairs Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Notre Dame Residential Life Mission
    University of Notre Dame 2001
    In recognition of the senior who demonstrates a commitment toward "promoting the academic, spiritual, emotional, and social growth" of students of the University
  • Arthur Gottlieb Award
    Tulane University 2004
    Exceptional performance in Medical Immunology
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Tulane University 2005
    In recognition of "exemplary service to others, integrity, clinical excellence, and compassionate and respectful relationships with patients, families, and colleagues"
  • Excellence in Rheumatology
    Tulane University 2006
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2006

Professional Organization Membership:

  • Member of American Society of Nephrology, and Member of American Society of Transplantation


  • Westervelt JD, Alexander BD, Costa SF, Miller SE, Howell DN, Smith SR. Detection of BK Polyomavirus after Kidney Transplantation: A Comparison of Urine Electrom Microscopy with Plasma Polymerase Chain Reaction. Clin Transplant 2013 Jan; 27(1): E42-8.
  • Westervelt JD, Foster K, Mandalapu P, Miles, CD. Renal Allograft Pyelonephritis and Fungemia Due to Candida Krusei. Submitted to Kidney International, January 2013.


  • Sia JP, Westervelt JD, Lyden LR, Miles CD. Effect of Prophylaxis Duration on the Incidence of CMV. Viremia and Hospitalization Rates in D+/R-Kidney Transplant Recipients. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, WA, May 2013.
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