ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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About ASN

Joseph V. Nally, MD, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Joseph V. Nally Jr., MD, is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, completed his residency at Ohio State University College of Medicine, and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Co-Director of the Renal Curriculum, and the retired Director of the Center for Chronic Kidney Disease at Cleveland Clinic.

In addition to his medical school responsibilities, Dr. Nally was long-term Director of the nephrology fellowship program at the Cleveland Clinic and the recipient of numerous "Teacher of the Year" awards. He has been an NIH-funded Principal Investigator beginning in 1985 and recently completed an NIH-funded randomized controlled trial entitled "Navigating the Challenges of CKD." Dr. Nally led a multidisciplinary team to develop the Cleveland Clinic CKD registry, which has greater than 150,000 CKD patients within the Cleveland Clinic health system.

Dr. Nally also served the National Kidney Foundation for several years on KDOQI Guidelines Committees and as Vice-Chair of the KDOQI public policy committee. Dr. Nally has over 100 scientific publications in the area of CKD and renovascular hypertension.