Juan Jesus Carrero
Juan Jesus Carrero (Pharm, PhD Pharm, PhD Med, MBA, FERA) is a Professor of Kidney Epidemiology at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB) of Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Dr. Carrero earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Granada, Spain, where he also completed a PhD in Pharmacy. He received the first long-term fellowship of the ERA-EDTA to perform postdoctoral studies at Karolinska Institutet, where he undertook a PhD in Medicine and established academically.
Dr. Carrero’s principal research interests are centered on the identification of modifiable causes of morbidity and mortality in persons with CKD through clinical epidemiological approaches. His interest areas involve lifestyle habits, diet quality, monitoring and outcomes of nutritional abnormalities. His other focus concerns medication errors, drug safety and effectiveness in persons with CKD.
Dr. Carrero has published over 450 peer-reviewed articles (H-index: Web of Science 70; Google Scholar 93, >36000 citations), as well as numerous book chapters. He is Chair of the European Renal Nutrition (ERN) Working Group of the ERA-EDTA and co-chair of the Total Nutrition Therapy (TNT) Renal Program of the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM). He was involved in the making of the 2020 KDOQI/AND and 2021 ESPEN guidelines for nutritional management of persons with CKD. He has received awards from the U.S. National Kidney Foundation and the Italian Society of Nephrology.