ASN's Mission

To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Continuous Professional Development Committee


  • Karin A. True, MD, FASN (2026)


  • Donna Bednarski, APN, CNN, RN (2024)
  • Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN (2024)
  • Katie E. Cardone, PharmD, RPh, FASN (2024)
  • Rasheed A. Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS, FASN (2024)
  • Joost Hoenderop, PhD (2025)
  • Tamara Isakova, MD (2024)
  • Matthias Kretzler, MD (2025)
  • Denise K. Link, PA, PA-C (2024)
  • Laura J. Maursetter, DO, FASN (2024)
  • James E. Novak, MD, PhD, FASN (2024)
  • Itunu O. Owoyemi, MBBS, FASN (2024)
  • Ivan E. Porter, MD, FASN (2025)
  • Marc Richards, MD (2024)
  • Michael F. Romero, PhD (2025)
  • Jane O. Schell, MD, PA (2024)
  • Alice M. Sheridan, MD, FASN (2025)
  • Tamorie L. Smith, MD (2024)
  • Elizabeth Taber-Hight, DO (2024)
  • Katherine R. Tuttle, MD, FASN (2025)

Council Liaison

  • Jeffrey S. Berns, MD, FASN (2024)


  • Kavita Mistry, MD, PhD (2024)

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.