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Coordinating Panel

The NKDEP Coordinating Panel (CP) consists of more than 35 individuals who are actively engaged in improving CKD detection and treatment within their organizations and health care settings. CP members assist the NKDEP by providing feedback on strategy, activities, and materials development.


As of October 2008

Karen Basinger, MS, RD, LN
American Dietetic Association
Silver Spring, MD

Henry Brehm
The NephCure Foundation
Berwyn, PA

Ann Bullock, MD
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
Cherokee, NC

Ahmed Calvo, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Health Resources and Services Administration
Rockville, MD

Anne Camp, MD
Fair Haven Community Health Center
New Haven, CT

M. Teresa Casey, RD, LD
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD

Jeanne Charleston, BSN, RN
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Ann Compton, MSN, FNP-C, CNN
American Nephrology Nurses Association
Richmond, VA

Kristina Ernst, RN, CDE
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Mildred Fennal, PhD, RN, CNS, CCRN
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
Tallahassee, FL

Deborah Fillman, RD, LD, MS, CDE
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Owensboro, KY

Trina Frazier, MS
American Kidney Fund
Rockville, MD

Eugene Freund, MD, MSPH
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Baltimore, MD

Margery Perry
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Aspen, CO

Dori Schatell, MS
Medical Education Institute, Inc.
Madison, WI

Eric Simon, MD
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Dale Singer, MHA
Renal Physicians Association
Rockville, MD


Richard Goldman, MD
Forum of ESRD Networks
Albuquerque, NM

Mary Jo Goolsby, EdD, MSN, NP-C
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Austin, TX

Lois Hill, MS, RD, LD, CSR
American Association of Diabetes Educators
Lexington, KY

Frederick Kaskel, MD, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

M. Sue Kirkman, MD
American Diabetes Association
Alexandria, VA

Theresa Kuracina, MS, RD, CDE
Albuquerque Indian Health Center
Albuquerque, NM

Daniel Larson, BS
PKD Foundation
Kansas City, MO

Derrick Latos, MD, MACP
American College of Physicians
Wheeling, WV

Janice Lea, MD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Stephanie Mahooty, BSN, RN, CNN
Indian Health Service
Zuni, NM

William McClellan, MD, MPH
American Society of Nephrology
Atlanta, GA

Keith Norris, MD
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
Lynwood, CA

Eduardo Ortiz, MD, MPH
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Marisa Soto-Rowen, PharmD, CDE
Association of Clinicians for the Underserved
Tucson, AZ

David Stevens, MD, FAAFM
National Association of Community Health Centers
Bethesda, MD

Joseph Vassalotti, MD, FASN
National Kidney Foundation
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Roberta Wager, RN, MSN
American Association of Kidney Patients
San Antonio, TX

Bessie Young, MD, MPH
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle, WA

Meeting Summaries

The NKDEP Steering Committee transitioned into the Coordinating Panel in early 2006. The first Coordinating Panel meeting was held in October 2006.

October 24, 2008 - Agenda (PDF, 30K), Summary Report

October 22, 2007 - Agenda (PDF, 30K), Summary Report (PDF, 94K), and Narva Presentation (PDF, 342K)

October 20, 2006 - Agenda (PDF, 51K) and Summary Report (PDF, 107K)

June 24, 2005 - Agenda (PDF, 35K) and Summary Report (PDF, 70K)

September 20, 2004 - Agenda (PDF, 77K) and Summary Report (PDF, 154K)

June 20, 2003 - Agenda (PDF, 130K) and Summary Report (PDF, 114K)

April 26, 2002 - Agenda (PDF, 393K) and Summary Report (PDF, 245K)

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