JUNE 6-10, 2022

This session is sponsored by:

Featured speakers

Melanie Paris, MA, MPH

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Education,
American Kidney Fund

Blake Shusterman, MD

Nephrologist & The Cooking Doc

LaVarne A. Burton

President & Chief Executive Officer,
American Kidney Fund

Patrick O. Gee, PhD, JLC

Founder & CEHD, iAdvocate

Dora Hughes, MD, MPH

Chief Medical Officer at the CMS Innovation Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at HHS

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester
(D-DE)

U.S. Representative

Mike Spigler, MCHES

Vice President of Patient Support & Education,
American Kidney Fund

Melanie Paris, M.A. MPH

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Education,
American Kidney Fund

Yoshio Hall, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine, University of Washington

Kathy Wong, RDN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, DaVita Kidney Care

Delphine Tuot, MD

Interim Division Chief of Nephrology at ZSFG, Associate CMO of Specialty Care and Diagnostics at ZSFG, and Director of the UCSF Center for Innovation in Access and Quality at ZSFG

Carolyn Evans-Howard, RN

Registered Nurse, Iredell Health System

Kristi Keller, RN, BSN, CDN

Assistant Director of Hemodialysis for Iredell Health System

Shanice Lattimore, RN

Registered Nurse, Iredell Health System

Mike Spigler, MCHES

Vice President of Patient Support & Education,
American Kidney Fund

LaVarne A. Burton

President & Chief Executive Officer,
American Kidney Fund

Erica M. Scavella, MD, FACP, FACHE

Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Clinical Services, Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

Thank you to our Kidney Action Week Sponsors:

Nation’s leading kidney nonprofit

Fighting on All Fronts

AKF works on behalf of the 37 million Americans living with and at risk for kidney disease. From prevention to life after a transplant, AKF supports people wherever they are in their fight against kidney disease.

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