Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Nephrology
Dr. Crews is a nephrologist and epidemiologist. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is Associate Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Medicine. Her core area of research addresses disparities in the care and outcomes of chronic kidney disease. She has examined the contribution of social determinants of health, including poverty and access to healthful foods, to disparities in kidney disease. Her work in end-stage renal disease includes studies of the optimal timing and setting of dialysis initiation among vulnerable groups, and patient preparation for the start of renal replacement therapy.
Dr. Crews was the inaugural Gilbert S. Omenn Anniversary Fellow of the Institute of Medicine (2013-2015). She is the Chair of the American Society of Nephrology Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group, a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team, and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland.