Dr. Andrew Narva : NIDDK

Dr. Andrew Narva

Director, NKDEP
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 645
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-8864
Fax: 301-480-3510
Email: narvaa@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Director, National Kidney Disease Education Program

Concurrent Positions:
Senior Scientific Advisor

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:


            • Director, National Kidney Disease Education Program

            • Senior Scientific Advisor to Frequent Hemodialysis Network study and Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort study



• Chief Clinical Consultant for Nephrology, Indian Health Service

Previous Training and Experience:

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (1974-1978)

Residency, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1978-1981)

Fellowship, Nephrology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA (1987-1989)

Indian Health Service (1981-2006); Director, Kidney Disease Program (1994-2006)

Chief Clinical Consultant for Nephrology (1989-2006)

Chief Clinical Consultant for Internal Medicine (1996-2003)

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of New Mexico (1998-2006)

Board Certified in Nephrology (1990, 2000), Internal Medicine (1981, 2000)

Committees/ Working Groups:
National Diabetes Education Program (Member, Steering Committee and Health Care Provider Workgroup)

Other Activities:

            • Editorial Board, Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease

            • Postgraduate Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology

            • Kidney Early Education Program, National Kidney Foundation

            • Clinic: Telenephrology with Indian Health Service


Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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