Local Staff

Donna Nickerson

Donna Nickerson
Executive Director
Donna joined the National Kidney Foundation in April 2017. She has over 25 years of medical education, medical communications, association management, medical device, medical conference management, fundraising and nonprofit experience. Donna has developed programs in women’s health, primary care, cardiology, and many other specialties. She has a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration.
Donna.Nickerson@kidney.org   508.907.6030 x331

Stacey Senat

Stacey Senat
Associate Executive Director
Stacey joined the National Kidney Foundation Serving New England in 2015. She has a MPH from Loma Linda University. She has extensive background in renal clinical research, public health curriculum design, program planning and program management. She oversees NKF's volunteer, community and professional education programs, including KEEP Healthy and Your Kidneys & You.
Stacey.Senat@kidney.org   508.907.6030 x333

Kenneth Chamberlain

Kenneth Chamberlain
Senior Community Outreach Manager
Kenneth joined the National Kidney Foundation in January 2022. He has 4 years of experience working in non-profits with a focus in creating community events and maintaining community relations on a peer-to-peer level. Kenneth is passionate about serving the community and using their voices to raise awareness about the National Kidney Foundation. Kenneth has a Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Fisher College. Kenneth.chamberlain@kidney.org   508.907.6030 x335

Judi Sem

Judi Sem
Donor Records & Office Coordinator
Judi has been with NKF New England for over 10 years. She has a BA in Business Management from the University of Massachusetts. Judi handles all donor records, office coordination, accounts receivables and payables, mailings, and general inquiries. She also assists with all events and programs for the New England Region.
Judi.Sem@kidney.org   508.907.6030 x334


Board of Advisors

Renée Richardson Gosline
Assistant Professor of Marketing
MIT Sloan School of Management

Mohit Mathur, MD
Visterra, Inc.

Mawya Shocair, MAB Chair
Partners Healthcare

Don Williamson, MD


Medical Advisory Committee

Baystate Medical Center – Springfield MA

Daniel Landry, DO

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Boston, MA

Christiane J. Ferran, MD, PhD
Lewis Thomas Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA

Jasvinder Bhatia, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University

Sushrut Waikar, MD, MPH
Chief, Nephrology, Professor of Medicine

Brigham & Women's Hospital- Boston, MA

Kevin Tucker, MD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Children's Hospital-Boston, MA

Michael Somers, MD
Director, Clinical Services, Division of Nephrology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Deborah R. Stein, MD
Pediatric Nephrologist
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Avram Traum, MD
Pediatric Nephrologist
Instructor in Pediatrics

Joslin Diabetes Center

Sylvia Rosas, MD
Director, Latino Kidney Clinic

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center — Burlington MA

Peter Soderland, MD

Adam Segal, MD

Mass General Hospital- Boston, MA

Kassem Safa, MD
Transplant Nephrologist
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Newton Wellesley Hospital-Waltham, MA

Mawya Shocair, MD, Chair

Rhode Island Hospital-Providence, RI

Jie Tang, M.D., M.Sc, MPH, FASN
Associate Professor

Tufts - New England Medical Center - Boston, MA

Scott Gilbert, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

UMASS Memorial Medical Center-Worcester, MA

Anil K. Chandraker, MD
Chief of Nephrology, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Matthew Niemi, MD