ASN's Mission

ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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Continuous Professional Development Committee


  • Suzanne M. Norby, MD, FASN (2021)


  • Donna Bednarski, APN, CNN, RN (2022)
  • Clay A. Block, MD, MS, FASN (2021)
  • Kirk N. Campbell, MD, FASN (2022)
  • Katie E. Cardone, PharmD, RPh, FASN (2022)
  • Deidra C. Crews, MD, MS, FASN (2021)
  • Christian Faul, PhD (2021)
  • Catherine Godson, PhD (2022)
  • Susie L. Hu, MD, FASN (2022)
  • Kirolos Iskander, MD (2021)
  • S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD (2021)
  • Katherine Westin Kwon, MD, FASN (2022)
  • Denise K. Link, PA, PA-C (2022)
  • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN (2022)
  • Masaomi Nangaku, MD, PhD (2021)
  • Vandana Dua Niyyar, MD, FASN (2021)
  • Itunu O. Owoyemi, MBBS (2022)
  • Mark G. Parker, MD, FASN (2022)
  • Kalani L. Raphael, MD, MS, FASN (2022)
  • Alice M. Sheridan, MD (2021)
  • Tamorie L. Smith, MD (2022)
  • Elizabeth Taber-Hight, DO (2022)

Staff Liaison


Oversee ASN's educational enterprise; maintain ASN compliance with standards and requirements of continuing education accreditation in the United States; oversee research, analysis, and assessment of new educational endeavors, collaborative programs, and interactions with commercial entities; address issues related to maintaining professional standing and ensuring lifelong learning; and recommend opportunities for the development of educational programs and services to meet the needs of ASN members worldwide.