KHI Board of Directors


Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN

Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN, Co-Chair

Raymond Harris, MD is a graduate of Yale College and Emory University Medical School. He undertook his resi...

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Paul T. Conway

Paul T. Conway

Mr. Conway serves as President of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). As a patient, Mr....

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Jennifer E. Flythe, MD, MPH, FASN

Jennifer E. Flythe, MD, MPH, FASN

Jenny Flythe is a nephrologist and clinical investigator at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Kidney C...

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Kevin John Fowler

Kevin John Fowler

Kevin Fowler has over 30 years of Life Sciences experience in pharmaceutical organizations both commercia...

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Barbara S. Gillespie, MD, FASN

Barbara S. Gillespie, MD, FASN

Barbara S. Gillespie, MD, MMS, FASN, is a board-certified nephrologist who completed her residency in inter...

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Nicolas Jose Guzman, MD

Nicolas Jose Guzman, MD

Nicolas J. Guzman, M.D. has been the Director of Nephrology Clinical Research at AstraZeneca since 2014. He...

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Meg J. Jardine, MBBS, PhD

Meg J. Jardine, MBBS, PhD

Meg Jardine is a clinician researcher developing a program of research exploring the cardiovascular and oth...

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Annamaria T. Kausz, MD, MS

Annamaria T. Kausz, MD, MS

Annamaria Kausz, MD, MS is a nephrologist and pediatric nephrologist with an extensive background in eviden...

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Benjamin L. Laskin, MD, MS

Benjamin L. Laskin, MD, MS

Benjamin Laskin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Universit...

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Jeffrey Lawson, MD, PhD

Jeffrey Lawson, MD, PhD

Jeffrey H. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D. is Humacyte’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He is a physician-scien...

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Kristen Miller, PharmD

Kristen Miller, PharmD

Kristen Miller is a Health Scientist Policy Analyst in the Office of Medical Policy (OMP) in the Center fo...

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Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN

Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN

Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. His research efforts ...

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Carolyn Y. Neuland, PhD

Carolyn Y. Neuland, PhD

Dr. Carolyn Y. Neuland is the Chief of the Renal Devices Branch (RNDB), Division of Reproductive, Gastro-Re...

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Ikenna Okezie, MD

Ikenna Okezie, MD

Ikenna is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Somatus. Founded in 2016, Somatus provides a preve...

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Uptal D. Patel, MD

Uptal D. Patel, MD

Uptal Patel, MD, Senior Director, Inflammation & Respiratory Therapeutics, Gilead Sciences. Dr. Patel atten...

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Meda E. Pavkov, MD, PhD

Meda E. Pavkov, MD, PhD

Dr. Pavkov is a physician scientist whose research centers on complications of diabetes. She has a doctorat...

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Jesse Roach, MD

Jesse Roach, MD

Dr. Jesse Roach is currently a nephrologist and medical officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Se...

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Alain Romero, MD, PharmD, PhD

Alain Romero, MD, PharmD, PhD

Alain is the Vice President of Medical and Scientific Affairs for Relypsa Pharmaceuticals. Alain joined...

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Amit Sharma, MD, FASN

Amit Sharma, MD, FASN

Amit Sharma M.D., is Vice President of Renal Market Strategy at Akebia Therapeutics, Cambridge, Massachuset...

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James P. Smith, MD, MS

James P. Smith, MD, MS

James P. Smith, MD, MS, is a nephrologist and medical officer in the Division of Metabolism and Endocrinolo...

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Wendy L. St. Peter, PharmD, FASN

Wendy L. St. Peter, PharmD, FASN

Dr. Wendy St. Peter is a Professor in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. She received ...

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Robert A. Star, MD

Robert A. Star, MD

As director of the Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases, Dr. Star is responsible for mana...

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Aliza M. Thompson, MD, MS

Aliza M. Thompson, MD, MS

Aliza Thompson is a Clinical Team Leader in the Division of Cardiovascular and Renal Products, Center for D...

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Katrin Uhlig, MD, MS

Katrin Uhlig, MD, MS

Dr. Katrin Uhlig, MD, MS is a Senior Medical Director, Rare Genetic Diseases (RGD), at Agios Pharmaceutical...

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David M. White

David M. White

David M. (Dave) White, is a healthcare consultant with subject matter expertise in person-centered care, pa...

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Celia Witten, MD, PhD

Celia Witten, MD, PhD

Celia M. Witten, Ph.D., M. D. is the Director of the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapy at the Cen...

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Amy Young

Amy Young

Amy is the Vice President and General Manager of DaVita Clinical Research. Amy Young has been a vital p...

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Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, FASN

Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD, PhD, FASN

Prabir Roy-Chaudhury MD, PhD, FRCP (Edin) is a Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the University of N...

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