Dr. Alicia M. Neu is a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric chronic kidney disease and pediatric nephrology.
Dr. Neu is currently Chief of the Division of Pediatric Nephrology. She has been medical director of Pediatric Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation since 2001.
She received her undergraduate degree in engineering from Marquette University. She earned her M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics and performed a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Neu joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1995.
Dr. Neu's research interests include clinical outcomes in pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation, immunizations in children with chronic kidney disease, and barriers to identification of high blood pressure in primary care pediatric settings.
She is an elected councilor for the International Society of Pediatric Nephrology. She serves as President of the North American Pediatric Renal Trials and Collaborative Study (NAPRTCS). She leads the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage in Renal Disease (SCOPE) project, which is part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Quality Transformation Network.
Dr. Neu serves as co-Medical Editor for the American Board of Pediatrics’ Nephrology Subboard. She previously served on the Council for the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Pediatric Nephrology, and as chair of the American Society of Transplantation’s Pediatric Community of Practice Executive Committee.
Dr. Neu is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Pediatric Society, the International Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Nephrology.