Jorge Cerda, MD, MS, FASN

ASN Biography
Professor Jorge Cerda, MD, MS, FACP, FASN Prof. Cerda was born and raised in Uruguay, and currently resides and works as a nephrologist in Albany, New York, and is Chief of Medicine, St Peter's Hospital Health Partners and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Albany Medical College. Prof. Cerda is a past- Associate Director of the 0by25 ISN Initiative, working to understand, design, and implement worldwide acute kidney care initiatives in developing countries. He is currently Chair of the ISN Advocacy Working Group, and continues to work to promote universal health care, equitable opportunities and non-discrimination, focusing on low- and middle-income countries' needs and the promotion and implementation of UN/WHO's Sustainable Development Goals. Prof. Cerda is Chair of the recently launched AKI!Now Initiative of the American Society of Nephrology, where he leads a wide-encompassing program to promote collaborative education and development of early AKI recognition, treatment and recovery.