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
Program Manager
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

Marsea McGonagle

Marsea McGonagle
Director, Development
Marsea joined the National Kidney Foundation in November 2019. She has over 10 years of experience working in non-profits creating event experiences and communications that generate awareness, giving, and engagement to support a powerful mission. She’s worked for various local and national non-profit organizations including the YMCA and Lahey Hospital and is passionate about serving the community. Marsea has a Bachelors in Business Administration from the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. Marsea.McGonagle@kidney.org   508.907.6030 x336

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

Mawya Shocair, MAB Chair
Partners Healthcare

Mohit Mathur, MD
Visterra, Inc.
 

Medical Advisory Committee

Baystate Medical Center – Springfield MA

Daniel Landry, DO
Nephrologist

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Boston, MA

Robert Brown, MD
Associate Chief of Academic Affairs, Division of Nephrology
Associate Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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

Theodore Steinman, MD
Senior Physician, Division of Nephrology
Clinical Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Boston Medical Center - Boston, MA

Jasvinder Bhatia, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Boston University

David Salant, MD
Chief, Renal Division
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Lauren Stern, MD
Nephrologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Nephrology, Boston University School of Medicine

Brigham & Women's Hospital- Boston, MA

Kevin Tucker, MD
Nephrologist
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Anil K. Chandraker, MD
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

BU School of Medicine

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

Children's Hospital-Boston, MA

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

David Briscoe, MD
Director, Transplant Research Program and Fellowship Program
Associate Professor, 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
Nephrologist

Adam Segal, MD
Nephrologist

Mass General Hospital- Boston, MA

Julie Ingelfinger, MD
Pediatrician and Senior Consultant in Pediatric Nephrology
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

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

Newton Wellesley Hospital-Waltham, MA

Mawya Shocair, MD, Chair
Nephrologist

Reliant Medical Group

Suzanne Martin, M.D.
Nephrologist
Assistant Professor, UMass Medical School

Rhode Island Hospital-Providence, RI

Susie L. Hu, MD
Nephrologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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

St Elizabeth Medical Center

Vaidyanathapuram Balakrishnan, MD

Tufts - New England Medical Center - Boston, MA

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

Ronald Perrone, MD
Associate Chief, Division of Nephrology
Medical Director, Kidney Transplant
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

UMASS Memorial Medical Center-Worcester, MA

Konstantin Abramov, MD
Nephrologist
Assistant Professor, UMass Medical School

M. Bernadette del Rosario, MD
Nephrologist
Director, Home Dialysis Therapies for UMMHC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMass Medical School

VA Medical Center-White River Junction

R. Brooks Robey, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Chief of Staff for Research, White River Junction VAMC

Young Professionals Board

Katrina Russel, Chair
Alicia Burt, BSN, RN
Rachel Ferry
Shannon Gately
Jennifer Hall
Caroline Pacewicz
Trevor Sperry