Andrew S. Narva, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Executive Editor, Kidney Disease Research and News
Dr. Narva is the director of the National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP) within the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Prior to joining the NKDEP in 2006, he served as chief clinical consultant for nephrology and director of the Kidney Disease Program for the Indian Health Service. He has served as a member of the Medical Review Board of End-Stage Renal Disease Network 15, the NKF Kidney Early Evaluation Program, and on the Steering Committee for the National Quality Forum Renal Endorsement Maintenance Project. Dr. Narva serves on the Expert Panel on Clinical Guidelines on High Blood Pressure (JNC 8), the NKF KDOQI Work Group on Diabetes in Chronic Kidney Disease, and the Working Group on CKD, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine.
Ziya Kirkali, M.D.
Executive Editor, Urologic Diseases Research and News
Dr. Kirkali is a senior scientific officer for clinical and translational research in urologic diseases at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ (NIDDK's) Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases. Kirkali came to the NIDDK from Turkey’s Dokuz Eylul University, where he served as professor of urology, chairman of the urology department, and vice-dean of the medical school. Kirkali also served as president of the Urological Research Society and chairman and secretary of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer—Genito-Urinary Group.
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