Conference Chair


Ramesh Khanna, MD
Conference Chair; Peritoneal Dialysis Co-Chair
Professor, Director, Chair – the Karl D Nolph, MD Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine – School of Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
view physician profile

Program Director
Chair, Nursing and Interdisciplinary Programs

Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, BSHM, RN, CNN
Education Coordinator – the Karl D Nolph, MD Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine – School of Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

Hemodialysis Chair


Madhukar Misra, MD, FRCP (UK)
Hemodialysis Chair
Professor – the Karl D Nolph, MD Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine – School of Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
view physician profile

Peritoneal Dialysis Chairs

Ramesh Khanna, MD
Peritoneal Dialysis Chair
view physician profile

ISPD, North American Chapter (NAC) Program Chairs

Jenny Shen, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Investigator, The Lundquist Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Joel Glickman, MD
Director of Home Dialysis Programs
Perleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Pediatric Co-Chairs


Steven R. Alexander, MD
Professor and Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
Stanford, California

 


Bradley Warady, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri

 


Jessica Geer, MSN, C-PNP, CNN-NP, RN
Nurse Practitioner
Texas Children’s Hospital
Instructor, Renal Services, Dept. of Pediatrics
Team Lead- Renal Advanced Practice Providers
Baylor College of Medicine

Planning Committee

Brandy Begin, BSN, MBAc, RN, CNN – Portland, OR
LaVonne Burrows, APRN, BC, CNN – Springfield, MO
Kunal Chaudhary, MD– Columbia, MO
Rachel Galimberti, BSN, RN – Ann Arbor, MI
Lisa Koester, MSN, RN, CS, ANP – St. Louis, MO
Amy Nau, MBA, MSN, RN, CNN – Kansas City, MO
Alicia Neu, MD – Baltimore, MD
Joanna Neumann, RN, CNN – San Jose, CA
Nonnie Polderman, RD – Vancouver, BC-CA
Amanda Porter, MS, CCLS – Kansas City, MO
Franz Schaefer, MD – Heidelberg, Germany
Dori Schatell, MS – Catonsville, MD
Kirsten Thompson, MPH, RDN, CSR, CD – Seattle, WA
Karen Wiesen, MS, RD, LD – Danville, PA
Beth Witten, MSW ACSW LSCSW – Kansas City, MO
Preethi Yerram, MD, MD, FASN – Columbia, MO

Conference Planning and Logistics

Claire Oser
Administrative Assistant
University of Missouri Department of Medicine
Columbia, Missouri

Kelly Gregory
Director of Professional Education
University of Missouri St. Louis
Missouri Institute of Mental Health

Megan Finnegan
Project Director
University of Missouri St. Louis
Missouri Institute of Mental Health

Karen Rhodes
Program Project Support Coordinator II
University of Missouri St. Louis
Missouri Institute of Mental Health

Birda Lewis
Office Support Assistant II
University of Missouri St. Louis
Missouri Institute of Mental Health