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We believe that educating renal professionals is the key to providing high-quality care to patients living with kidney disease.

Year-round, the Kidney Foundation of Ohio’s staff educates renal healthcare professionals regarding services we provide to the community. The Foundation offers CEU programs to ensure renal healthcare professionals are kept up-to-date on the latest trends and innovations in healthcare. These activities provide excellent networking and skill-building opportunities.

If you are interested in learning more about our services, contact us at (216) 771-2700 or


Educational webinar sessions are provided for healthcare professionals to give them information and resources to better serve patients.

Tuesday, December 6
8:30 – 9:30am


Attendees will learn about the current models for pig-to-human kidney xenotransplantation, review data from current clinical trials, and understand to barriers that must overcome for successful, long-term pig-to-human kidney xenotransplantation.

Presented By
Zoe Stewart Lewis, MD, PhD, MPH – Chief, Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery, James A. Schulak, MD, Endowed Director, Transplant Institute, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Presented with University Hospitals Transplant Institute

Sponsored by Eaton

View recordings of past webinars here


This annual two-day interdisciplinary conference features nationally recognized experts in the field of renal healthcare.

The Annual Renal Symposium addresses the latest issues and trends in dialysis and transplantation, and participants can visit with exhibitors to see the latest products and services related to kidney diseases. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available for dietitians, nurses, social workers, dialysis technicians and transplant coordinators.

For questions or more information, contact us at (216) 771-2700 or

Platinum Sponsor

Medical Advisory Board

This advisory board of licensed healthcare professionals make recommendations with respect to grant research, patient care and procedures for the granting of funds by the Foundation

  • Chairperson - Arianna M. Aoun, MS, RD, CSR, LD
  • Vice Chair - Julie M. Plescia, MBA, BSN, RN
  • Secretary - Christina L. Delvalle, MSSA, LISW
  • Stephanie Ambrogio, MBA
  • Joshua Augustine, MD
  • Sandi Bielanski, MSN, CNP
  • Mirela A. Dobre, MD, MPH
  • Sandra V. Fried, MSSA, LSW
  • Haifa Hanna, MD
  • Amy Hazel, MSN, CNP, CNE, CNN-NP
  • RJ Picciano, BA, CHT, OCDT, CHBT
  • Emilio Poggio, MD
  • Hernan Rincon-Choles, MD
  • Sun'da M. Simmons, OCDT/BONENT
  • Titte R. Srinivas, MD, FAST