Dr. Kendra Hendon, a nephrologist in Knoxville, Tenn. with more than 20 years of experience, brings a high level of dedication to F1RST Up®, exemplified by her passion for providing patients with access to clinical research and cutting-edge nephrology opportunities.

Dr. Hendon earned her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Virginia. She also completed a fellowship in nephrology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. She is certified in nephrology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is affiliated with a leading area hospital, the Methodist Medical Center.