Thomas McDonough Elected to NKF Board of Directors

New York, NY (November 7, 2005) - TThe National Kidney Foundation (NKF) announced the election of Thomas P. McDonough to its Board of Directors.

Currently the President of Coventry Health Care, McDonough's career in the insurance industry spans 30 years. McDonough serves on the Board of Directors of his local affiliate, the NKF of the National Capital Area. He has also served the Foundation as a member of the National Executive Committee, as well as the Finance, Public Policy and Personnel Committees.

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney disease, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of kidneys for transplantation.