JUNE 6-10, 2022

This session is sponsored by:

Featured speakers

Mike Spigler, MCHES

Vice President of Patient Support & Education, American Kidney Fund

Rochelle Blum, MS

Licensed Clinic Social Worker, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Grace M. Settle, LCSW-C, MSW

Kidney Transplant Clinical Social Worker II, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Melanie Paris, MA MPH

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Education,
American Kidney Fund

Sapna Mehta, MD, FIDSA

Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases NYU Langone Transplant Institute

Robert A. Montgomery, MD, DPhil, FACS

H. Leon Pachter Chair and Professor of Surgery; Director, NYU Langone Transplant Institute, NYU Langone Health

Mike Spigler, MCHES

Vice President of Patient Support & Education, American Kidney Fund

Olufunke 'Funke' Oujuri

Peer Ambassador, Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation

Chris P. Rusconi, PhD

Chief Research Officer, Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation

Tamara Y. Walker

American Kidney Fund Ambassador, Living with Kidney Disease

Mike Spigler, MCHES

Vice President of Patient Support & Education, American Kidney Fund

Kim Hollander

Executive Director, Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation

John C. Lieske, MD

Nephrologist & Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

David Sas, DO, MPH

Pediatric Nephrologist, Mayo Clinic

LeighAnn Saylor

Founder & Executive Director of Mulligans Living Kidney Donors, American Kidney Fund Ambassador

Jamie Lynn Schmitt

Parent & Patient Advocate, Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation

Melanie Paris, MA MPH

Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Education,
American Kidney Fund

Blake Shusterman, MD

Nephrologist & The Cooking Doc

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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