KHI Patient and Family Partnership Council

The KHI PFPC works closely with the Board of Directors and staff to advise and make recommendations on member project proposals, projects and overall efforts so that the patient's voice, experience and involvement is meaningful and effective.

Disclosures as of January 2022 can be found here.

Vanessa A. Evans

Vanessa A. Evans

Vanessa Evans has been on dialysis for over 22 years and lives in Boston, MA with her husband and two sons....

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Curtis Warfield, MS

Curtis Warfield, MS

Curtis Warfield is a Senior Quality Analyst. In 2012 Curtis was diagnosed with stage 3 Chronic Kidney Disea...

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Amanda Grandinetti, MPH

Amanda Grandinetti, MPH, Chair

Amanda Grandinetti, MPH is the Chair of the Kidney Health Initiative Patient and Family Partnership Council...

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Mary Baliker

Mary Baliker

Mary Baliker was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of nine and has undergone dialysis during vario...

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Derek L. Forfang

Derek L. Forfang

Derek Forfang is a 10-year veteran of advocacy on behalf of people with kidney diseases. For 20 years, Mr. ...

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Patrick O. Gee, Sr., PhD

Patrick O. Gee, Sr., PhD

Patrick O. Gee, Sr., Ph.D., JLC Founder & Chief Executive Hope Dealer, iAdvocate, Inc. Patrick Gee gradua...

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Austin Lee

Austin Lee

Austin Lee is a two-time kidney transplant recipient from the DC-Maryland-Virginia Area. Austin was born wi...

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Jack Lennon, MBA

Jack Lennon, MBA

Jack is a life-long kidney patient, diagnosed at birth with post urethral valves (PUV). He is a three-time ...

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Glenda V. Roberts

Glenda V. Roberts

Prior to joining the UW Center for Dialysis Innovation and Kidney Research Institute as the Director of Ext...

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Leigh-Ann Williams, MS, MPH

Leigh-Ann Williams, MS, MPH

Leigh-Ann is a lifelong resident of the greater New Orleans area. Her educational background includes a B.S...

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