Agenda

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

Thursday, 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

State-Wide Programs Briefing for Renal Professionals
Jasvozia Sterling – ESRD Network, Dallas and Roman Villarreal – Texas Kidney Health, Austin

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Psychosocial Considerations and Strategies
Sara Smolens, LMSW and Elizabeth Cepeda, LMSW

10:00 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

Supporting Patients Considering Living Organ Donation
University Transplant Center Team

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

TKF Annual Meeting Luncheon

Influencing Patient Food Choices
Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, LD, CSR
Preventative Nutrition Specialists, Bryan, Texas

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Advances in Treatment of Anemia in Patients with Chronic
Pablo Pergola, MD, PhD
Renal Associates, PA

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

The Future of Minimally Invasive Access
Rajeev Narayan, MD
San Antonio Kidney Disease Center

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Looking Ahead: The Bioartificial Kidney
Teja Guda, PhD
University of Texas at San Antonio

Friday, April 28

7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:45 am – 8:00 am

8:00 am – 9:00 am

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Registration/Exhibit Hall/Posters
Welcome

Ethical Considerations in Elder Patient Care
Charles Nolan, MD
Lifelong Intensive Family Emotional (LIFE) Care

Dr. Nolan

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Post-Transplant Patient Education and Compliance
Alex De La Vega, PharmD, BCPS and Diana Luong, PharmD, BCPS
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital

10:00 am – 10:30 am

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Snacks/Exhibit Hall/Posters

Blazing Trails in Transplantation
Dr. Danielle Fritze