Program

SCM14 Program Committee

Alfred K. Cheung, MD, FNKF
Program Chair
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Adam Whaley-Connell, DO, MSPH, FNKF
Program Co-Chair
Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Marie Becker MS, RD, LDN
Renal and Clinical Dietitian Program Chair
Central Orlando Dialysis
Orlando, FL

David Cherney, MD
University Health Network-Toronto Hospital
Toronto, ON, Canada

Kristine D'Angelo David, RD 
Renal and Clinical Dietitian Program Co-Chair
Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Gaithersburg, MD 

Kim Deaver, RN, BSN, CNN
Nephrology Nurse & Technician Program Co-Chair
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Debbie Gipson, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Joni Hansson, MD
Hospital of Saint Raphael
New Haven, CT

Timmy Lee, MD, MSPH, FACP, FASN
University of Cincinnati
West Chester, OH

Charmaine Lok, MD, MSc, FNKF
University Health Network-Toronto Hospital
Toronto, ON, Canada

Michal L. Melamed, MD, MHS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Carol Moore, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI

Chirag R. Parikh, MD
Yale University
West Haven, CT

Cintia Perez, RN, BSN, CNN
Nephrology Nurse and Technician Program Chair
Saint Joseph Hospital
Orange, CA

Dena Rifkin, MD,MS
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Sylvia Rosas, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Amma Sewaah-Bonsu, DNP, NP-c
Advanced Practitioner Program Co-Chair
Ocoee, FL

Fuad S. Shihab, MD
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Vernon Silva, LCSW, NSW-C
Nephrology Social Worker Program Co-Chair
Kidney Dialysis Center of West Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Kristin Stockard, MSW LICSW
Nephrology Social Worker Program Chair
Seattle Children's Hospital
Seattle, WA

Daniel E. Weiner, MD, MS, FNKF
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, MA

Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, MD, ScD, MPH, FASN
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

Kim Zuber, MS, PAC
Advanced Practitioner Program Chair
Metropolitan Nephrology
Alexandria, VA

Ex Officio

Beth Piraino, MD, FNKF
NKF President
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph Vassalotti, MD
Chief Medical Officer
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY