PEDIATRIC KIDNEY DISEASE & COVID-19
Q&A session on what parents of children with kidney disease need to know as the country begins to reopen
THURSDAY, JUNE 25 @ 2PM ET/11AM PT
What impact does COVID-19 have on pediatric kidney disease patients and their parents? Tune into our Live Q&A session to hear Dr. Bignall and Dr. Mohamed address concerns from parents of children with chronic kidney disease. Ask questions live as they discuss the latest updates on the COVID-19 virus and how it is affecting pediatric kidney disease patients, including:
- What are the new dialysis guidelines for children during this pandemic?
- Should parents be using telehealth for their children?
- What are some concerns of parents that have children with a kidney transplant?
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About Dr. Ray Bignall:
O. N. Ray Bignall II, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Nephrology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Bignall received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Howard University, a Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry Medical College, and a Certificate in Health Policy at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry. He completed his general pediatrics residency, clinical fellowship in nephrology, and a National Institutes of Health T32 post-doctoral research fellowship in the Center for Treatment Adherence and Self-Management, all at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
About Dr. Tahagod Mohamed:
Tahagod Mohamed, MD, is a pediatric nephrologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Mohamed received her fellowship training at University of Virginia School of Medicine. She received several awards for her research efforts from the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and the American Heart Association.