Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, Epidemiology, Health services research, Nephrology
Dr. Crews is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is Chair of the Department of Medicine Diversity Council. She is a Core Faculty member of the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and an Associate Faculty member of the Center on Aging and Health. 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 is the inaugural Gilbert S. Omenn Anniversary Fellow of the Institute of Medicine. She is the Chair of the American Society of Nephrology Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group and serves as a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team.