Derek L. Forfang
Derek Forfang is a 10-year veteran of advocacy on behalf of people with kidney diseases. For 20 years, Mr. Forfang has had kidney failure and has experienced in-center hemodialysis before receiving a kidney transplant. His experience in and with people on dialysis provides firsthand knowledge into the culture of dialysis clinics and how the current system is not designed to be people centered. He has served in many leadership roles across the kidney community including the National Kidney Foundation and the National Forum of ESRD Networks.