• Nearly 40 AAKP, ASN, and DPC leaders, patient advocates, and staff participated in Kidney Health Advocacy Day 2013.

  • (left to right) ASN Past President Ronald Falk, MD, FASN, KHI Project Director Melissa West, JST’s Andrew Shore, KHI Co-Chair Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, FASN, and AAKP President and KHI Board of Directors Member Sam Pederson meeting on KHI.

  • Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) with ASN Workforce Committee Chair Mark Parker, MD, (left) and ASN Policy Assistant Mark Lukaszewski (right) discuss kidney disease and the importance of sustained research funding.

  • (right to left) ASN Chronic Kidney Disease Advisory Group Chair Uptal Patel, MD, ASN Physiology and Cell and Molecular Biology Advisory Group Chair Jeffrey Miner, PhD, DPC Patient Ambassador Diane Brisbane, Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), DPC Patient Ambassador William Shireman and DPC Policy Assistant Stephen Campbell after meeting to discuss the immunosuppressives bill and HOPE Act.

  • (right to left) ASN President Bruce Molitoris, MD, FASN, and AAKP Vice President Paul Conway explain the value of NIH and NIDDK funding with Peter Gwynn-Sackson, Legislative Assistant for Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA).

  • (left to right) JST’s Jim Jochum, KHI Project Director Melissa West, ASN Councilor Mark Okusa, MD, FASN, ASN Public Policy Board Member Wolfgang Winkelmayer, MD, ScD, FASN.

ASN and Patient Advocates Advance Kidney Health on Capitol Hill

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