Agenda

Every effort is made to publish a final agenda, however, all sessions are subject to change

Thursday, April 26

7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:45 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration/Exhibit Hall/Posters
Welcome

Metabolites Altered in Chronic Kidney Disease
Kumar Sharma, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology, UT Health

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Proven Results in Clinical and Real World Settings
Stuart Sprauge, DO, FASN, FACP
Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
NorthShore University HealthSystem

Dr. Sprauge

10:00 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

A Closer Look at Self-Care Dialysis
Richard Gibney, MD
Medical Director
Central Texas Nephrology Associates, Waco

Dr. Gibney

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

TKF Luncheon

Disaster Preparedness
Javoszia Sterling, ESRD Network, Dallas
Beatrice Williams, ESRD Network, Dallas

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Disparities in Hispanic Healthcare
Rajeev Raghaven, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

Barriers to Transplantation
Jennifer Milton, BSN, CCTC, MBA
Executive Director
University Transplant Center, San Antonio

Jennifer Milton

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Looking Ahead: The Implantable Pancreas
Speaker TBA

Friday, April 27

7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:45 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration/Exhibit Hall/Posters
Welcome

Ethics of Patient Choice: To Dialyze
or Not to Dialyze

Flavio Alvarez, MD
Renal Associates, PA

Dr. Alvarez

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Advances in Diabetic CKD Patient Care
Sonika Gupta, MD
Barbara Walz, RN

10:00 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

Innovations in Lupus Nephritis Patient Care
Speaker TBA