About ASN

Andrew S. Narva, MD, FASN

ASN Biography

Andrew Narva, MD, is the director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to joining the NKDEP in 2006, he served as chief clinical consultant for nephrology and director of the Kidney Disease Program for the Indian Health Service. He has served as a member of the Medical Review Board of ESRD Network 15, on the NKF KDOQI Work Group on Diabetes in Chronic Diabetes, as a member of the JNC 8 Expert Panel and as a member of Working Group on CKD, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. He serves on the Nephrology Subspecialty Board of the American Board of internal Medicine. In 2002 Dr. Narva was recognized by the IHS National Council of Clinical Directors as Physician Leader of the Year and by the US Public Health Service as the Clinical Physician of the Year. In 2003 he received the USPHS Distinguished Service Medal, the highest recognition awarded to commissioned officers. Dr. Narva received the 2015 Nostradamus Award from the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Kidney Foundation. Although Dr. Narva now works at NIH, he continues to serve as the Chief Clinical Consultant for Nephrology for IHS and continues to provide care for patients at Zuni Pueblo through a telemedicine clinic and at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.