Board of Directors

2023-2024 Board of Directors

(as of December 15, 2023)

Kam Kalantar-Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD President
Daniel Landry, DO, FASN President-Elect
David Henner, DO Past-President
Chris Brown Secretary
Stephanie Counter, MBA Treasurer
Dan Landry, DO, FASN MAC Chair
Preethi Yerram, MD, MS MAC Vice-Chair
Victoria Cash, RN, BSN, MBA EDAC Chair
Mary Albin, BS, CPHQ EDAC Vice-Chair
Mary Baliker Interim KPAC Co-Chair
Dawn Edwards KPAC Co-Chair
Christine Logar, MD, FASN Member-at-Large
Kelly M. Mayo, MS Member-at-Large
Keith Norris, MD, PhD Member-at-Large
Stephen Pastan, MD Member-at-Large
Maria Regnier, MSN, RN, CNN Member-at-Large
Dee LeDuc Member-at-Large
Debra Hain, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNKF Member-at-Large
Andrew Howard, MD, FACP Ad-Hoc Member
Donald Molony, MD Ad-Hoc Member
John Wagner, MD, MBA Ad-Hoc Member
Louis Diamond, MB, ChB, FACP, FCP (SA) Emeritus Member

Note: All ad-hoc appointments are for one year.
*MAC =   Medical Advisory Council

**EDAC = Executive Director Advisory Council

***KPAC = Kidney Patient Advisory Council


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