Conference Chair


Ramesh Khanna, MD
Conference Chair; Peritoneal Dialysis Co-Chair

Chair in Nephrology, Director, Division of Nephrology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Program Director

Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, BSHM, RN, CNN

Education Coordinator, Division of Nephrology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Hemodialysis Chair

Madhukar Misra, MD, FRCP (UK)

Hemodialysis Chair

Professor, Division of Nephrology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Peritoneal Dialysis Chair

Ramesh Khanna, MD

Conference Chair; Peritoneal Dialysis Co-Chair

Chair in Nephrology, Director, Division of Nephrology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

NAC Program

 

 

 

 

Matthew Oliver, MD MHS, FRCPC
Associate Professor
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Nursing and Health-Related Programs

Leonor Ponferrada, BSN, BSHM, RN, CNN

Education Coordinator, Division of Nephrology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Pediatric Co-Chairs

Steven R. Alexander, MD

Pediatric Co-Chair

Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Pediatric Nephrology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Bradley Warady, MD

Pediatric Co-Chair

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri

Planning Committee

LaVonne Burrows, APRN, BC, CNN – Springfield, MO

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

Franz Schaefer, MD – Heidelberg, Germany

Beth Witten, MSW ACSW LSCSW – Kansas City, 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