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Deidra Candice Crews, MD

Chair, Department of Medicine Diversity Council
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Titles

  • Chair, Department of Medicine Diversity Council
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research

Expertise

Nephrology

Biography

Dr. Crews is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After earning her medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Crews completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Subsequently, she completed fellowship training in Nephrology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a master of science in clinical epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Crews joined the Division of Nephrology faculty in 2009.

Dr. Crews is the inaugural Gilbert S. Omenn Anniversary Fellow of the Institute of Medicine. She serves as a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team. Dr. Crews is a scholar of the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a fellow of the American Society of Nephrology.

Languages

  • English
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ( Baltimore MD ) (2009)
    • Saint Louis University School of Medicine ( Saint Louis MO ) (2003)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Internal Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (2006)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Nephrology ( Baltimore MD ) (2009)

    Certifications

    • Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Tanjala S Purnell; Priscilla Auguste; Deidra C Crews; Julio Lamprea-Montealegre; Temitope Olufade; Raquel Greer; Patti Ephraim; Johanna Sheu; Daniel Kostecki; Neil R Powe; et al. Comparison of life participation activities among adults treated by hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation: a systematic review. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2013;62(5):953-73. 2013 
    2. Deidra C Crews; Teresa Pfaff; Neil R Powe; Socioeconomic factors and racial disparities in kidney disease outcomes. Seminars in nephrology 2013;33(5):468-75. 2013 
    3. Nicole DePasquale; Patti L Ephraim; Jessica Ameling; Lapricia Lewis-Boyér; Deidra C Crews; Raquel C Greer; Hamid Rabb; Neil R Powe; Bernard G Jaar; Luis Gimenez; et al. Selecting renal replacement therapies: what do African American and non-African American patients and their families think others should know? A mixed methods study. BMC nephrology 2013;14():9. 2013 
    4. Raquel C Greer; Deidra C Crews; L Ebony Boulware; Challenges perceived by primary care providers to educating patients about chronic kidney disease. Journal of renal care 2012;38(4):174-81. 2012 
    5. Deidra C Crews; William M McClellan; David A Shoham; Liyan Gao; David G Warnock; Suzanne Judd; Paul Muntner; Edgar R Miller; Neil R Powe; Low income and albuminuria among REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study participants. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2012;60(5):779-86. 2012 
    6. Johanna Sheu; Patti L Ephraim; Neil R Powe; Hamid Rabb; Mikiko Senga; Kira E Evans; Bernard G Jaar; Deidra C Crews; Raquel C Greer; L Ebony Boulware; African American and non-African American patients' and families' decision making about renal replacement therapies. Qualitative health research 2012;22(7):997-1006. 2012 
    7. Deidra C Crews; Raquel C Greer; Jeffrey J Fadrowski; Michael J Choi; David Doggett; Jodi B Segal; Kemi A Fawole; Pammie R Crawford; L Ebony Boulware; Setting an agenda for comparative effectiveness systematic reviews in CKD care. BMC nephrology 2012;13():74. 2012
    8. Patti L Ephraim; Neil R Powe; Hamid Rabb; Jessica Ameling; Priscilla Auguste; LaPricia Lewis-Boyer; Raquel C Greer; Deidra C Crews; Tanjala S Purnell; Bernard G Jaar; et al. The providing resources to enhance African American patients' readiness to make decisions about kidney disease (PREPARED) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial. BMC nephrology 2012;13():135. 2012 
    9. Jessica M Ameling; Priscilla Auguste; Patti L Ephraim; LaPricia Lewis-Boyer; Nicole DePasquale; Raquel C Greer; Deidra C Crews; Neil R Powe; Hamid Rabb; L Ebony Boulware; Development of a decision aid to inform patients' and families' renal replacement therapy selection decisions. BMC medical informatics and decision making 2012;12():140. 2012 
    10. L Ebony Boulware; Navdeep Tangri; Patti L Ephraim; Julia J Scialla; Stephen M Sozio; Deidra C Crews; Tariq Shafi; Dana C Miskulin; Jiannong Liu; Wendy St Peter; et al. Comparative effectiveness studies to improve clinical outcomes in end stage renal disease: the DEcIDE patient outcomes in end stage renal disease study. BMC nephrology 2012;13():167. 2012 
    11. Deidra C Crews; Stephen M Sozio; Yongmei Liu; Josef Coresh; Neil R Powe; Inflammation and the paradox of racial differences in dialysis survival. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2011;22(12):2279-86. 2011 
    12. Deidra C Crews; L Ebony Boulware; Ron T Gansevoort; Bernard G Jaar; Albuminuria: is it time to screen the general population? Advances in chronic kidney disease 2011;18(4):249-57. 2011 
    13. Raquel C Greer; Lisa A Cooper; Deidra C Crews; Neil R Powe; L Ebony Boulware; Quality of patient-physician discussions about CKD in primary care: a cross-sectional study. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2011;57(4):583-91. 2011 
    14. Vanessa Grubbs; Laura C Plantinga; Deidra C Crews; Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo; Rajiv Saran; Michael Heung; Priti R Patel; Nilka Ríos Burrows; Kristina L Ernst; Neil R Powe; et al. Vulnerable populations and the association between periodontal and chronic kidney disease. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2011;6(4):711-7. 2011 
    15. Laura C Plantinga; Kirsten Johansen; Deidra C Crews; Vahakn B Shahinian; Bruce M Robinson; Rajiv Saran; Nilka Ríos Burrows; Desmond E Williams; Neil R Powe; Association of CKD with disability in the United States. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2011;57(2):212-27. 2011 
    16. Deidra C Crews; Neil R Powe; Blood pressure and mortality among ESRD patients: all patients are not created equal. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2010;21(11):1816-8. 2010 
    17. Daniel J Brotman; Lori D Bash; Rehan Qayyum; Deidra Crews; Eric A Whitsel; Brad C Astor; Josef Coresh; Heart rate variability predicts ESRD and CKD-related hospitalization. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2010;21(9):1560-70. 2010 
    18. Rita Rastogi Kalyani; Brady Stein; Ritu Valiyil; Rebecca Manno; Janet W Maynard; Deidra C Crews; Vitamin D treatment for the prevention of falls in older adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2010;58(7):1299-310. 2010 
    19. Deidra C Crews; Raquel F Charles; Michele K Evans; Alan B Zonderman; Neil R Powe; Poverty, race, and CKD in a racially and socioeconomically diverse urban population. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2010;55(6):992-1000. 2010 
    20. Deidra C Crews; Laura C Plantinga; Edgar R Miller; Rajiv Saran; Elizabeth Hedgeman; Sharon H Saydah; Desmond E Williams; Neil R Powe; Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in persons with undiagnosed or prehypertension in the United States. Hypertension 2010;55(5):1102-9. 2010 
    21. Laura C Plantinga; Deidra C Crews; Josef Coresh; Edgar R Miller; Rajiv Saran; Jerry Yee; Elizabeth Hedgeman; Meda Pavkov; Mark S Eberhardt; Desmond E Williams; et al. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in US adults with undiagnosed diabetes or prediabetes. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2010;5(4):673-82. 2010 
    22. Deidra C Crews; Bernard G Jaar; Laura C Plantinga; Hania S Kassem; Nancy E Fink; Neil R Powe; Inpatient hemodialysis initiation: reasons, risk factors and outcomes. Nephron. Clinical practice 2010;114(1):c19-28. 2010  
    23. Bernard G Jaar; Laura C Plantinga; Deidra C Crews; Nancy E Fink; Nasser Hebah; Josef Coresh; Alan S Kliger; Neil R Powe; Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study. BMC nephrology 2009;10():3. 2009 
    24. Deidra C Crews; Bernard G Jaar; Racial differences in chronic kidney disease incidence and progression among individuals with HIV. Nature clinical practice. Nephrology 2008;4(12):652-3. 2008 
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    2009      1st Place, National Kidney Foundation, National Young Investigators’ Forum

    2010      Clinical Science Research Award, Marco Cabrera Poster Session of the Network of Minority Research   Investigators, NIDDK

    2011      W. Leigh Thompson Excellence in Research Award, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine

    2012      President’s Research Recognition Award, Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute

    2012      Super Doctors Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars, The Washington Post

                  Magazine

    2013      Ernest Everett Just Award in Medical and Public Health Research on African American Health

                  and Quality of Life

    2013      Clinical Research Award, National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Maryland Annual Scientific Session

    2013      Community & Patient Services Committee “All-Star” Award, NKF of Maryland

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-2820
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-2820
    Fax: 410-550-7950
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Nephrology

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