April 15 - 18, 2018 | Westgate Las Vegas Resort | Las Vegas, NV

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Invited Faculty

Emaad Abdel-Rahman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA (Session 312)

Tracy Anderson-Haag, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Hennepin County Medical Center, Blaine, MN (Session 231)

Kenneth Andreoni, MD, Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (Session 214)

Kim Schafer Astroth, PhD, RN, Interim Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs, Illinois State University, Mennonite College of Nursing, Normal, IL (Session 244)

Lynda Ball, MSN, RN, CNN, Quality Improvement Director, Health Services Advisory Group, Inc., Everett, WA (Session 010)

Rasheed Balogun, MD, FACP, FASN, HP(ASCP), Professor of Medicine, Medical Director, Renal Unit & Extracorporeal Therapies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Session 030)

Joanne Bargman, MD, Nephrologist, University Health Network; Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Session 132)

Stephanie Booth, BSHCA, CCHT-A Dialysis Nurse Educator/Infection Preventionist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (Sessions 211, 241)

Laura Borgelt, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, Associate Dean of Administration and Operations, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, Golden, CO (Session 301)

Brendan Bowman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA (Session 322)

Mendie Brasseale, PharmD, BCPS, Decentral Critical Care Pharmacist, DCH Regional Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL (Session 020)

Deborah Brooks, MSN, RN, APN-BC, CNN, CNN-NP, Nurse Practitioner, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (Session 010)

Giuliano Brunori, MD, Medical Director, Department of Nephrology & Dialysis, S.C. Multizonale di Nefrologia e Dialysis, APSS, Gardone Val Trompia, Italy (Sessions 215, 234)

Jean Colaneri, ACNP-BC, CNN, Nurse Practitioner, Albany Medical Center Hospital, Troy, NY (Session 010)

Jacqueline Costello, DNP, MSN Ed, APRN, CPNP-PC, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nephrology, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC (Session 245)

Karen Crampton, LMSW, Social Worker, University of Michigan (Michigan Medicine), Northville, MI (Session 144)

Nenita Cuellar, BSN, RN, CNN, Dialysis Manager, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Garland, TX (Session 243)

Holly Garner, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner, Metrolina Nephrology Associates, Wesley Chapel, NC (Session 133)

Keisha Gibson, MD, MPN, Chief, Pediatric Nephrology, UNC Kidney Center, Cary, NC (Session 323)

Pandora Goode, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, CNE, Faculty/Assistant Professor, Winston-Salem State University, Greensboro, NC (Session 313)

David Grubbs, RN, CDN, Registered Nurse, University of Kentucky, Crestwood, KY (Session 020)

Nicole Gualandi, MS/MPH, RN, CIC, Nurse Consultant, Chronic Care Infection Prevention Team, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA (Sessions 211, 241)

Debra Hain, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, FAANP, Assistant Professor/Nurse Practitioner, Florida Atlantic University/Cleveland Clinic, Coconut Creek, FL (Session 244)

Mary Haras, PhD, MBA, APN, NP-C, CNN, Associate Dean for Graduate Nursing Programs, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL (Session 215)

Rita Haverkamp, MSN, RN, PHMCNS-BC, Consultant, El Cajon, CA (Session 242)

Terrie Holewinski, MS, RD, Outpatient Renal Dietitian, Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan, Division of Nephrology, Ann Arbor, MI (Session 144)

Stephanie Huckaby, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, CSSGB, Director of Nursing, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Red Oak, TX (Session 243)

Marijo Johnson, BSN, RN, CNN, Home Therapies RN, Fresenius Medical Care, Muskegon, MI (Session 143)

Tamara Kear, PhD, RN, CNS, CNN, Associate Professor, Villanova University, Doylestown, PA (Session 321)

Carolyn Latham, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN, CNN, Consultant, Brentwood, TN (Session 233)

Sondra Lee, DNP, FNP-C, Hospitalist NP, Oncology Associates of West Alabama, Cottondale, AL (Session 020)

Mary McGraw, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, CNN, Acute Dialysis Nurse Practitioner, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX (Session 020)

Joanna Neumann, RN, CNN, Director of Training and Education for Home Dialysis, Satellite Healthcare, San Jose, CA (Session 010)

Barbara Odom, BSN, RN, CDN, Acute Dialysis RN, DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport, AL (Session 131)

Lawrence Park, MSPH, CHCM, CPEA, Corporate Vice President Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering and Risk Management, Fresenius Medical Care, Danvers, MA (Session 212)

Seri Park, PhD, PTP, Assistant Professor, Villanova University, Villanova, PA (Session 321)

Patti Parker, PhD, APRN, ACNS, A/GNP, BC, Assistant Clinical Professor; Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arlington, TX (Session 030)

Amber Paulus, BSN, RN, CPHQ, ESRD Data Analyst, Quality Insights, Charleston, WV (Session 311)

Glenda Payne, MS, RN, CNN, Director of Clinical Services, Nephrology Clinical Solutions, Duncanville, TX (Session 142)

Theresa Payne, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN-R, Nurse Practitioner, Director of Advanced Practice, Nephrology Association Medical Group, Riverside, CA (Session 324)

Vittoria Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, Wound Ostomy Nurse, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Kendall Park, NJ (Session 030)

Cindy Richards, BSN, RN, CNN, Renal Transplant Coordinator, Children's Hospital of Alabama, Hoover, AL (Session 135)

Mitchell Rosner, MD, MACP, Henry B. Mulholland Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA (Session 134)

M. Lee Sanders, PhD, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA (Session 020)

Mary Schira, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX (Sessions 020, 135)

Leah Foster Smith, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP, FNKF, Director of Advanced Practitioners, Metrolina Nephrology Associates, Charlotte, NC (Session 141)

Alexis Harris Snead, MD, Director of Renal Pathology, Ameripath-Quest Diagnostics, Oklahoma City, OK (Session 314)

Celess Tyrell, Program Manager, Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., Pitman, NJ (Sessions 136, 146, 213)

Beth Ulrich, EdD, RN, FACHE, FAAN, Editor, Nephrology Nursing Journal, Pearland, TX (Session 232)

Gerald VanBolt, BA, Owner, Anthrosolutions LLC, Garfield Heights, OH (Session 103)