MSC, FASN, Executive Committee Member
Dr. Janice P. Lea, MD, MSc, FASN is a Professor of Medicine at Emory University and is board-certified in Nephrology and Hypertension. She earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a Nephrology fellowship at Emory University affiliated hospitals. She also received a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Research from Emory’s School of Public Health. Dr. Lea is currently a Professor of Medicine at Emory University and is the Clinical Director of Nephrology and the Chief Medical Director of Emory Dialysis which serves over 750 patients. Dr. Lea is also the Medical Director for Home Dialysis at Emory Healthcare which currently serves 130 home patients. Dr. Lea’s research and clinical expertise are in Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Health Disparities, and Dialysis. She is a nationally-renowned expert in Hypertension – designated a “Clinical Specialist in Hypertension” by the American Society of Hypertension. Dr. Lea also is designated a Master Clinician by Emory’s School of Medicine and serves as the Director of Telenephrology at Emory since 2017. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Kidney Patients. Dr. Lea has been named one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors for the past 10 years and is recognized nationally for her expertise in clinical research and patient care.