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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ASN Staff

Executive Department

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Tod Ibrahim Executive Vice President

Communications Department

Name Title Email
Lisa Cain Graphic Design Specialist
Mary Chang Managing Editor, CJASN
Sydney Cough Senior Editorial Coordinator, JASN
Christine Feheley Media and Communications Manager
Mark Fitzgerald Communities and Publications Specialist
Brian Gonzalez Kidney News Online Web Content Editor
Bob Henkel Senior Director of Communications
Shari Leventhal Executive Editor
Dawn McCoy Executive Editor
Bonnie O'Brien Managing Editor, JASN
Virginia Ramsey Managing Editor, Kidney360
Robert Wargas Communications Associate
Susan Willner Manager, ASN Communities and Analytics

Development Department

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Erin Knight Development Manager
Kara Page Vice President of Business Development
Melanie Robey Development Manager, Annual Giving

Education Department

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Suzanne Armstrong Senior Program Manager for Self-Assessment
Charyl Delaney Senior Education Manager
Gisela Deuter Program Director for Self-Assessment
Jin Soo Kim Senior Director of Education
Phillip Kokemueller Special Advisor to the Executive Vice President
Liz Larabell Kidney Week Program Coordinator
Lisa Netha Xayavong Senior Coordinator for Self-Assessment Programs
Julia Scanlon Accreditation Coordinator
Faith Steward Live Programs Coordinator

Information Technology Department

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Alisha Graham Project Manager for Information Technology
Hal Nesbitt Vice President of Information Technology
Tony Steiner Information Technology Specialist

Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)

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Meaghan Allain Senior Project Associate
Zach Cahill Marketing and Communications Specialist
Melissa West Project Director for the Kidney Health Initiative (KHI)

KidneyX Department

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Molly O'Neill KidneyX Coordinator

Marketing Department

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Crystal Anderson Senior Graphic Designer
Steve Doran Director of Marketing
Karina Nyman Marketing Coordinator
Travis Pryor Marketing Specialist

Meetings Department

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Ronny Coombs Meetings and Exhibits Coordinator
Cele Fogarty Vice President for Meetings and Member Experience
Alexandra Zapple Associate Director of Meetings and Member Experience

Member Services Department

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Kyung Min Cho Associate Director of Financial Operations and Controller
Pamela Gordon Membership Manager
Hector Ruiz Vice President, Financial Operations

Nephrologists Transforming Dialysis Safety (NTDS)

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Bonnie Freshly NTDS, Project Coordinator
Kerry Leigh NTDS, Project Specialist
Darlene Rodgers NTDS, Nurse Clinical Consultant
Susan Stark NTDS, Project Director

Operations Department

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Danette Broughton Vice President of Operations
Rhonda Dozier Operations Associate
Adrienne Lea Consultant
Javier Rivera Operations Associate

Policy & Public Affairs Department

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Killian Gause Policy and Government Affairs Assistant
Zachary Kribs Government Affairs Specialist
Rachel Meyer Director of Policy and Government Affairs
Ryan Murray Senior Policy Specialist
David White Policy and Advocacy Specialist

Workforce and Career Advancement Department

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Riley Hoffman Workforce and Training Associate
Katlyn Leight Workforce and Training Coordinator
Laura McCann Director of Governance and Workforce Initiatives
Kelsea McDyre Grants and Workforce Specialist
Kurtis Pivert Data Science Officer