ASN Awards 2020 Presidents Medals

October 9, 2020

ASN President’s Medal 2020

Gisela Deuter, BSN, MSA,  enabled ASN to develop, launch, and build the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP), helped launch ASN Renal Weekends (now called ASN Highlights), expand educational offerings at ASN Kidney Week, and ensure ASN’s accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Finally, she helped start the Kidney Self-Assessment Program in 2014.

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After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Temple University, Ms. Deuter became a staff nurse at the university's in-patient dialysis unit, assistant nurse supervisor of the dialysis unit, renal research coordinator, and then nursing coordinator for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

Priti R. Patel, MD, MPH, is a medical officer who serves as the Dialysis Activity Leader within the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

At the CDC, Dr. Patel has supervised multiple outbreaks of healthcare-related infections and other adverse events in dialysis centers and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other scientific publications. Dr. Patel currently leads the CDC’s prevention, surveillance, and response activities related to dialysis patient safety. She oversees the Dialysis Event Surveillance system in NHSN and is a co-founder of CDC’s Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative.

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ASN awards the ASN President's Medal to individuals who have helped advance ASN's mission to "lead the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients." The medal also recognizes individuals who have made contributions, broadly defined, to the kidney community.

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ASN President’s Medal 2020

Gisela Deuter, BSN, MSA,  enabled ASN to develop, launch, and build the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (nephSAP), helped launch ASN Renal Weekends (now called ASN Highlights), expand educational offerings at ASN Kidney Week, and ensure ASN’s accreditation as a provider of continuing medical education credits by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Finally, she helped start the Kidney Self-Assessment Program in 2014.

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After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Temple University, Ms. Deuter became a staff nurse at the university's in-patient dialysis unit, assistant nurse supervisor of the dialysis unit, renal research coordinator, and then nursing coordinator for continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

Priti R. Patel, MD, MPH, is a medical officer who serves as the Dialysis Activity Leader within the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

At the CDC, Dr. Patel has supervised multiple outbreaks of healthcare-related infections and other adverse events in dialysis centers and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other scientific publications. Dr. Patel currently leads the CDC’s prevention, surveillance, and response activities related to dialysis patient safety. She oversees the Dialysis Event Surveillance system in NHSN and is a co-founder of CDC’s Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative.

Patel - Copy.jpg

ASN awards the ASN President's Medal to individuals who have helped advance ASN's mission to "lead the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients." The medal also recognizes individuals who have made contributions, broadly defined, to the kidney community.

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Friday, October 9, 2020