Alfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Alfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Alfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

Alfred A. Jacobs Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 690
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-5757 - Academic Office
502-813-6699 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Nephrology; Hemodialysis; Peritoneal Dialysis; Acute Therapies

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Nephrology
  • American Board of Nephrology

 

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Louisville
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

 

Recent Publications

  • Gaweda AE, Aronoff GR, Jacobs AA, Rai SN, Brier ME. Individualized anemia management reduces hemoglobin variability in hemodialysis patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Jan;25(1):159-66. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2013010089. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PubMed PMID: 24029429; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3871773.
  • Gaweda AE, Nathanson BH, Jacobs AA, Aronoff GR, Germain MJ, Brier ME. Determining optimum hemoglobin sampling for anemia management from every-treatment data. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Nov;5(11):1939-45. doi: 10.2215/CJN.03540410. Epub 2010 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 20671221; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3001763.
  • Brier ME, Gaweda AE, Dailey A, Aronoff GR, Jacobs AA. Randomized trial of model predictive control for improved anemia management. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 May;5(5):814-20. doi: 10.2215/CJN.07181009. Epub 2010 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 20185598; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2863987.
  • Gaweda AE, Jacobs AA, Aronoff GR, Brier ME. Model predictive control of erythropoietin administration in the anemia of ESRD. Am J Kidney Dis. 2008 Jan;51(1):71-9. PubMed PMID: 18155535.
  • Gaweda AE, Muezzinoglu MK, Aronoff GR, Jacobs AA, Zurada JM, Brier ME. Using clinical information in goal-oriented learning. IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag. 2007 Mar-Apr;26(2):27-36. PubMed PMID: 17441606.
  • Gaweda AE, Muezzinoglu MK, Jacobs AA, Aronoff GR, Brier ME. Model predictive control with reinforcement learning for drug delivery in renal anemia management. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006;1:5177-80. PubMed PMID: 17946288.
  • Gaweda AE, Muezzinoglu MK, Aronoff GR, Jacobs AA, Zurada JM, Brier ME. Individualization of pharmacological anemia management using reinforcement learning. Neural Netw. 2005 Jun-Jul;18(5-6):826-34. PubMed PMID: 16109475.
  • Gaweda AE, Jacobs AA, Brier ME, Zurada JM. Pharmacodynamic population analysis in chronic renal failure using artificial neural networks--a comparative study. Neural Netw. 2003 Jun-Jul;16(5-6):841-5. PubMed PMID: 12850042.