Local Boards and Staff

UPNY Advisory Board of Directors

AnnMarie Link

AnnMarie Link - President
Planning and Accountability Manager
Cisco

Paul Bloser

Paul Bloser - Vice President
Kidney Transplant Recipient, Advocate and Avid Volunteer

Marilynn Garbarino

Marilynn Garbarino - Past President
Director of Sales
13 WHAM/WUHF/CW Rochester

Michael Crane

Michael Crane
Director of Operations
Global Health Products

James Fonzi

James Fonzi
President/CEO
Veretec of New York, Inc.

Randeep Kashyap, MD

Randeep Kashyap, MD
Surgical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
University of Rochester Medical Center
Strong Memorial Hospital

Tom Kernan

Tom Kernan, Owner
Kernan State Farm Insurance

Judy Kirk, MS, RDN, CDN, FNKF

Judy Kirk, MS, RDN, CDN, FNKF
Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Solid Organ Transplant
University of Rochester Medical Center

Scott Liebman, MD, MPH

Scott Liebman, MD, M.P.H.
Nephrologist, Associate Nephrology Fellowship Program Director
University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rebeca 'Becky' Monk, MD

Rebeca (Becky) Monk, MD
Nephrologist, Professor in Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Sarah Pellerin

Sarah A. Pellerin
Senior Counsel
Harter Secrest & Emery

Edward 'Ed' Radin, Esq.

Edward (Ed) Radin, Esq.
Member, Department Chair - Trust and Estate
Bond, Schoeneck & King

Kristen Ryan

Kristen Ryan
Paralegal
Harris Beach PLLC

UPNY Medical Advisory Board

Peggy Murray, NP

Peggy Murray, NP - President
Nurse Practitioner
University of Rochester Medical Center

Marc Lande, MD MPH

Marc Lande, MD MPH
Chief of Pediatric Nephrology
University of Rochester Medical Center, Golisano Children’s Hospital

Jagmeet Singh, MD

Jagmeet Singh, MD
Nephrologist
Guthrie Sayre
Guthrie Medical Group

Sharon Stall, RD

Sharon Stall, RD
Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition
Rochester Regional Health System - Unity Dialysis at Spencerport

Kristian Vitu, ACNP

Kristian Vitu, ACNP
Medical Procedure Team/Hospital Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Sharon Zalemski MS, RD, CDN, FNKF

Sharon Zalemski, MS, RD, CDN, FNKF
Registered Dietitian
Pure Life Renal

Staff Members

Ellen Scalzo

Ellen Scalzo, Executive Director
Ellen.Scalzo@kidney.org

Susan Brayer

Susan Brayer, M.S. Ed., Community Outreach Manager
Susan.Brayer@kidney.org

Peg Collins, M.S.

Peg Collins, M.S., Administrative Assistant
Peg.Collins@kidney.org