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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Policy and Advocacy Committee


  • Roslyn B. Mannon, MD, FASN (2024)


  • Graham E. Abra, MD (2025)
  • Samaya Javed Anumudu, MD, FASN (2024)
  • Beatrice P. Concepcion, MD, MS, FASN (2025)
  • Nwamaka D. Eneanya, MD, MPH, FASN (2025)
  • Aditi Gupta, PhD (2025)
  • Meera Nair Harhay, MD, MS, FASN (2024)
  • Krista L. Lentine, MD, PhD, FASN (2024)
  • Laura Mayeda, MD, MPH (2025)
  • Rachel E. Patzer, PhD, MPH (2024)
  • Jennifer S. Scherer, MD, MS, FASN (2024)
  • Ankur Shah, MD, FASN (2025)
  • Michelle C. Starr, MD, FASN, MPH (2024)
  • Lauren D. Stern, MD (2025)
  • Sarah Struthers, MD (2024)
  • Jade M. Teakell, MD, PhD, FASN (2025)


  • Matthew F. Blum, MD (2025)
  • Jessica L. Harding, PhD (2025)
  • Lauren Elizabeth Lee (2024)
  • Rhiannon D. Reed, DrPH (2025)

Staff Liaison


Advocating for policies that empower patients and their care partners, the kidney care team and scientists, health systems, payers, and other stakeholders with a role in kidney health by:

  • Advancing policies through federal legislative and regulatory advocacy that promote kidney health, transform transplant and increase access to donor kidneys, and champion health equity and eliminate disparities.
  • Building relationships that include key stakeholders inside and outside of the kidney community.