Julia Jarrard Scialla
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Scialla is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Nephrology and faculty member at the Duke Clinical Research Institute.  Her research program focuses on the role of metabolic complications, such as abnormal phosphate and acid-base homeostasis, in progression of kidney disease and its complications.  The overall goal of Dr. Scialla’s research program is to develop strategies to prevent kidney and cardiovascular disease in patients and high-risk communities.

Dr. Scialla trained in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Clinical Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University.  She is an active ancillary investigator in the prospective Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study and has worked closely with other chronic kidney disease (CKD) cohort studies including the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) and cohorts of patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis.  She engages a number of study designs in her work including prospective cohort studies, observational comparative effectiveness studies, and patient-oriented physiologic studies.

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