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Al-Aly named associate editor of nephrology journal

Expert in big data named to post with Journal of American Society of Nephrology

January 19, 2022

Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named an associate editor of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Al-Aly is also director of the Clinical Epidemiology Center and chief of the Research and Development Service at the VA Saint Louis Health Care System. In his role with the Clinical Epidemiology Center, he has led efforts to use big data to generate new knowledge about kidney disease, air pollution and its effects on health, and long COVID-19, among other topics.

He contributes to the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in various capacities and was chair of the society’s publications committee before his appointment as associate editor of ASN’s flagship journal.