Ziyad Al-Aly, MD, FASN
Assistant Professor of Medicine
- Co-director for Clinical Epidemiology Center
- Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Education, Veterans Affairs Saint Louis Health Care System
Dr. Al-Aly is a staff nephrologist and the Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Education at the VA Saint Louis Health Care System (VASTLHCS). He earned his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut, and completed his residency and fellowship at Saint Louis University. Dr. Al-Aly was then a visiting fellow at Washington University of Saint Louis before joining the VASTLHCS.
Dr. Al-Aly established and co-directs the VA Saint Louis Health Care System’s Clinical Epidemiology Center . He has numerous highly cited publications in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney International, American Journal of Kidney Diseases and others. He serves on numerous editorial boards including the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Transplant International, Translational Research, and others, and serves on the VA Nephrology BLRD and CSRD Merit Review study section.
Dr. Al-Aly chaired the scientific advisory board of the national kidney foundation, and currently serves on its Board of Directors. He also contributes to the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in various capacities and most serves as the chair of the publications committee which oversees all publications of the Society including JASN, CJASN, and Kidney News. Dr. Al-Aly is involved in a number of intramural committees at the VASTLHCS.