Invited Speakers

Joanne Bargman MD FRCPC

Joanne Bargman is a staff nephrologist at the University Health Network and Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She received her MD cum laude from the University of Toronto. She pursued nephrology training at Stanford University. Her research focused on renal physiology and micropuncture. Upon returning to Toronto, she was recruited to the […]

Professor Edwina Brown

Edwina Brown, Consultant Nephrologist, Imperial College Renal & Transplant Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London Honorary Professor of Renal Medicine, Imperial College London Her main clinical and educational interests are peritoneal dialysis, dialysis in the elderly and renal supportive care.  She is the principal investigator for FEPOD(Frail Elderly Patient Outcomes on Dialysis). Her other current research include cognitive impairment […]

Yoke Ling Chan

Ms Chan is practising as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Endocrinology at the Singapore General Hospital. She graduated from the Nanyang Polytechnic before obtaining her bachelor’s degree from the University of Sydney. Through her commitment in life-long learning, she has graduated from the NUS Masters Nursing course in 2015 and attained the accreditation for APN […]

Mr See Soon Chee

I was diagnosed with kidney failure at the age of 16. The cause was unknown even though several biopsies were conducted. On 2009, I started CAPD and still doing it ‘til today. CAPD gives me the flexibility to live my life as close to a healthy person’s life could be. And I am also blessed […]

Josephine Chow

Professor Josephine Chow

Coming from a career specialty background as a renal nurse, Prof Chow is currently the Director Strategy and Partnerships, the Professor in South Western Sydney Nursing & Midwifery Research Alliance, Deputy Director of Research of South Western Sydney Local Health District.  She is very active in both clinical trial and clinical researches. Prof Chow is […]

Professor Simon Davies

Simon Davies is a consultant nephrologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands and professor of Nephrology and Dialysis Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Keele University, UK. His principal research interests are in peritoneal dialysis, the evaluation of fluid status in advanced kidney failure and the utilisation of Home Therapies. […]

Professor Olivier Devuyst

Olivier Devuyst, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from UCLouvain in Brussels (Belgium) and trained at the Technion Institute (Haifa, Israel) and the Johns Hopkins Medical School (Baltimore, USA). He is Full Professor at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), where he co-chairs the University priority program on rare diseases, and has a joint appointment in nephrology at UCLouvain […]

Dr. Jie Dong

Dr. Jie Dong graduated from Peking University Health Science Center in 1995. She completed her post-graduate training at Peking University First Hospital in both Internal medicine and nephrology in 2002. She was trained as a visiting scholar in the hypertension and nephrology department, Vanderbilt University. She is currently depute director of Renal Division in Peking […]

Professor Donald Fraser

DF is a clinical academic based in Cardiff, Wales, where he leads the Division of Infection and Immunity, Cardiff University, comprising 200 staff and 70 postgraduate research students, and the Wales Kidney Research Unit, a Biomedical Research Unit funded by Health and Care Research Wales that studies the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and social context of […]

Olof Heimburger

Olof Heimbürger

Olof was a council member of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis 2001-2014 (ISPD Secretary 2006-2014) and a member of the European Renal Best Practice Advisory Board (ERBP, the guideline committee of ERA-EDTA) 2008-2020. Olof has taken part in clinical trials of new peritoneal dialysis solutions as well as several other clinical trials, experimental studies […]

Professor Yasuhiko Ito

Yasuhiko Ito, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan Yasuhiko Ito, MD PhD is a professor in the Department of the Nephrology and Rheumatology of Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan. He contributed to the ISPD guideline Catheter-Related Infections Recommendations: 2017 Update. He is a chairperson to establish the new […]

Professor Talerngsak Kanjanabuch

Talerngsak Kanjanabuch is professor of medicine and director of the Centre of Excellence in Kidney Metabolic Disorders, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. He serves as a chair of Advisory Board of CAPD and executive member, The Nephrology Society of Thailand as well as the Representative Developing Nations of the Cross Regional Education and Exchange in […]

Professor Philip Li

Prof. Philip Kam-Tao Li is the Senior Consultant Physician of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics at the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH), Hong Kong and also the Honorary Professor of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Li is the President of the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN). He is also […]

Kelly Lim

Miss Kelly Lim

Miss Kelly is a Renal Advanced Practice Nurse at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore. She has 16 years of experience in nursing, including Critical Care and Renal Medicine. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Nursing and graduated from National University of Singapore in 2021. Her focus of training is in Peritoneal Dialysis and General […]

Dr Karine Manera

Dr Karine Manera is a research fellow at the Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney. Her research expertise is in the field of person-centred care and outcomes, patient-reported outcomes, qualitative research, consensus methods and consumer engagement. She is a committee member of the Standardised Outcomes in Nephrology (SONG) initiative and project coordinator […]

Grace Ngaruiya

Grace holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from The University of Nairobi, A fellowship of international society of Nephrology/ International society of peritoneal dialysis in Nephrology nursing from Pondycherry Institute of Medical Sciences in Chennai India. She is currently undertaking her PHD in Nephrology Nursing at […]

Dr Watanyu Parapiboon

Watanyu Parapiboon is a nephrologist at Maharat Nakhonratchasima Hospital, 1300 bed hospital in the Northeastern part of Thailand. He is also an assistant professor of medicine from Mahidol University, Thailand. Watanyu had a Thai subspecialty board of Nephrology in 2011 and a certificate of Safety Quality Informatics and Leadership (SQIL) program from Harvard Medical School […]

Dr Jeffrey Perl

Dr Jeffrey Perl is a staff nephrologist at, St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He received his Master of Science in Epidemiology from The Harvard School for Public Health. He is a prior recipient of The John Maher Young Investigator Award by the International Society for […]

Dr Rob Quinn

Dr. Quinn is a Professor in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary.  He is a Nephrologist and Clinical Epidemiologist whose research interests include the care of patients with kidney disease, the provision of renal replacement therapies (with a focus on dialysis access), and quality of dialysis care.   He received his MD […]

Rukshana Shroff

Professor Rukshana Shroff

Rukshana Shroff is a Professor of Paediatric Nephrology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, and University College London, UK. Her research focuses on bone and cardiovascular disease in childhood CKD and improving outcomes for children on dialysis. She holds a prestigious senior fellowship from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Dr Shroff is […]

Dr Mui Hian Sim

Dr Sim Mui Hian received her PharmD from the National University of Singapore in 2016 and is currently a Principal Clinical Pharmacist at the Singapore General Hospital. She has a keen interest in Renal Medicine and has been running the clinics such as the Low Clearance Clinic, Peritoneal Dialysis Clinic and Renal Supportive Care Clinics […]

Dr Isaac Teitelbaum

Dr. Teitelbaum is Professor of Internal Medicine/Nephrology and Director of the Home Dialysis Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Teitelbaum has been an active clinical nephrologist for over 35 years. He oversees the care of 55 home dialysis patients in addition to maintaining a busy clinical and consultative […]

Hezkia Tsoory

Mr. Tsoory has over two decades of experience of worldwide business, R&D, and global operations in both the healthcare and semiconductor industries. His solid background in both technology and management positions him to lead liberDi to success as an accomplished management executive with a track record in launching innovative systems to the market, with emphasis […]

Professor Rachel Walker

Associate Professor Rachael Walker is an academic nephrology Nurse Practitioner in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. Dr Walker research is primarily focused on patient experiences of nephrology care, specifically home dialysis and how we support patients better to uptake and maintain home dialysis. Dr Walker’s is also involved in clinical trials and health economics. Dr Walker […]

Brad Warady

Professor Bradley A. Warady

Bradley A. Warady, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Division of Nephrology and Director, Dialysis and Transplantation at Children’s Mercy Kansas City.  Dr. Warady serves as Co-Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) Study and the International Pediatric Dialysis Network (IPDN).  He […]

Dr. A.W.M.Wazil

Dr.A.W.M. Wazi is a consultant Nephrologist at National Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka. He has significant research interest in IgA Nephropathy, Lupus Nephritis, Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal  Dialysis and post transplant infections. He is a member of research group that look into the etiology of CKDu, based in University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.  He won the President’s […]

Ms Wang Wei

Ms Wang Wei is an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). She has over 16 years of experience in renal nursing and is extremely passionate in the field of renal nursing. Since being a full-pledged APN in early this year, she has been involved in many services developed for peritoneal dialysis […]

Ms Lydia Lim Wei Wei

Ms Lydia Lim Wei Wei is a Programme Manager with 20 years of experience in the Department of Renal Medicine, Singapore General Hospital. She graduated with a Bachelor in Nursing in 1998 and obtained her specialization in Nephrology nursing in 2008. She was awarded the Singhealth Health Manpower Development Programme scholarship to be further trained […]

Martin Willkie

Professor Martin Wilkie

Consultant Kidney Specialist at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and am honorary professor of nephrology University of Sheffield.  I have looked after people on home dialysis clinic for more than 25 years.  My research interest relates to enabling people to take a greater role in their own dialysis care either at home or at […]

Professor Hui Kim Yap

Professor Hui Kim Yap has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Professor Hui Kim Yap has been awarded several grants from the National Medical Research Council totalling more than 1 million dollars. Professor Hui Kim Yap won various awards including the National Kidney Foundation Gift of Life Award in 1996, Faculty Research Excellence […]

Dr Zhanze Yu

Zanzhe Yu is an associate chief nephrologist at the Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine and a lecturer at Ottawa-Shanghai joint school of medicine. Her principle research interests are in peritoneal dialysis and the evaluation of fluid status in advanced renal failure. She is the leading investigator of Renji cohort of Biological Determinants of Peritoneal […]

Dr. Frederic Finkelstein

Dr. Fredric Finkelstein is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale University. He is the immediate Past Chair of the CME Program of the ISN and Past Chair of the International Liaison Committee of the ISPD. He has worked extensively in low resource countries. His research interest focuses on PD treatment for AKI, health related quality […]

Dr. Lily Mushahar

Dr. Lily Mushahar is the Head Consultant Nephrologist and Head of Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar Seremban. Dr Lily received her Nephrology fellowship training at the University of North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom. Her involvement in society: 1. President of the Malaysian Society of Nephrology 2. Chair of International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis […]

Dr. Ali K. Abu-Alfa, MD, FASN, FAHA

Dr Abu-Alfa is a tenured Professor of Medicine, Head of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and Director for the Human Research Protection Program at the American University of Beirut. He is also an Adjunct faculty member at Yale. He earned his MD from AUB and completed renal fellowship at Yale. He is founding President […]

Professor Ana Figueiredo

Ana Figueiredo, RN, ENB 136, MSc, PhD is a Professor, School of Nursing and Post Graduate Program in Biomedical Gerontology at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Ms. Figueiredo has been working with renal patients since 1985, with both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis, her primary focus on PD research […]

Arsh Jain

Dr. Arsh Jain is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Western Ontario. He is a practicing Nephrologist at the London Health Sciences Centre and his clinical expertise is in the area of Peritoneal Dialysis. Dr. Jain conducts clinical and health services research to improve health outcomes for patients with kidney diseases.

Professor David Johnson PSM

Professor David Johnson is currently Director of the Metro South Integrated Nephrology and Transplant Service (MINTS) and Medical Director of the Queensland Kidney Transplant Service at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. He is President of ANZSN, Immediate Past-President of ISPD, a former ISN councillor, and Co-chair of the Global Kidney Health Atlas project. He has […]

Elaine Bowes

A highly experienced and qualified Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Peritoneal Dialysis who undertook training to complete PD access procedures and has been doing so independently for over a decade.Winner of the Heal Award for Pioneering in Health Care 2010 and The Brisish Renal Society Jane MacDonald BRS Leadership Award 2015. Registered with the Royal […]

Frank J.M.F Dor

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Clinical Lead for Transplantation, Imperial College Renal & Transplant Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK. Frank Dor studied Medicine in Antwerp and at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (MD, cum laude). After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Transplantation Biology Research Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in […]

Helen Hurst

Helen Hurst has worked in renal medicine for over 25 years including 16 years working as an advanced nurse practitioner. She has a clinical academic position her research interests advanced CKD and frailty.  She holds National and International positions, Vice Chair UK Kidney Association for education and academic affairs, Chair International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis […]

Mrs Nor Juliana Md Yunus

Mrs Nor Juliana Md Yunus graduated from Diploma In Nursing July 1999 at Muar Hospital, Johor Bahru  Started working in September 2002 at Tuanku Jaafar Seremban Hospital until now. Then she followed the Renal Post Basic on Jan 2010 and is now in her final year in a Bachelor of Nursing Science with Honours. She […]

Marjorie Foo

I graduated from the Queens University Belfast, UK 1989, trained as a nephrologist in University College London Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital. Currently working in Singapore General Hospital as a senior consultant since 2002 and director of the SGH PD program. I headed the department of renal medicine from 2014-2020 and am also a part-time consultant […]

Dr Mark Lambie

After medical school in Oxford and London, and speciality training in England and New Zealand, Dr. Lambie was appointed as a consultant nephrologist in the UK in 2011. Following completion of his PhD on the role of inflammation in PD, he is also a Reader in Renal Medicine at Keele University. His current roles include […]

Dr Anjali Bhatt Saxena

Dr. Anjali Bhatt Saxena, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and has been Medical Director of Peritoneal Dialysis at SCVMC in San Jose, California since 2004. She is also the Treasurer for the ISPD, faculty member of the Home Dialysis University (HDU) since 2007, and has delivered numerous invited lectures […]

Professor Vivekanand Jha

Professor Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director of the George Institute for Global Health India, Chair of Global Kidney Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London and the Immediate Past-President of International Society of Nephrology. He is an established clinician-scientist with a substantial track record in clinical as well as basic science research in the […]

Dr Adrian Liew

Dr Adrian Liew is a Senior Consultant Nephrologist and Director of The Kidney & Transplant Practice at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital in Singapore, and is a Scientific Leader for Kidney & Metabolic Division of George Clinical. He is the current elected secretary and executive of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis and the chair of […]

Brett Cullis

Brett Cullis is a nephrologist and specialist intensive care physician at Hilton Life Hospital and is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town.  He has a keen interest in intensive care nephrology, especially PD for AKI, and is the primary author of both editions of the ISPD guidelines for PD in AKI.   […]

Associate Professor Yeoungjee Cho

Associate Professor Yeoungjee Cho is a consultant nephrologist from Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. She is a clinical trialist and immediate past Chair of the Peritoneal Dialysis working group of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network. She has published >100 manuscripts in the field of peritoneal dialysis in peer-reviewed journals. She is a member of […]

Dr Sunita Bavanandan

Short Curriculum Vitae : Dr Sunita Bavanandan Current Head of the Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur and National Head of Nephrology Services Ministry of Health Malaysia.   Deputy Chair for ISN OSEA Region   Past President, Malaysian Society of Nephrology.  Undergraduate Training:   MBBS  – University of Queensland Australia, 1991  Housemanship  – Princess Alexandra Hospital and […]

Dr. Cheuk-Chun Szeto

Professor, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics   The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong   Dr. CC Szeto is a Professor of Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Hospital Authority. He is currently the chairman of the Best Practice Recommendations Committee of the Asian Pacific Society […]

Kai Ming Chow

Dr. KM Chow is currently the Chief of Service in the Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong. He is actively involved in student teaching, has received the Teachers of the Years Award for three consecutive years, as well as the Education Award in 2016.   His research interests include renal transplant […]

Magdalena Madero

  Magdalena Madero, MD, is the Chief of Nephrology at the National Heart Institute in Mexico City. She was trained in Internal Medicine at St Elisabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, MA, and then underwent her nephrology training at Tufts Medical Center also in Boston, MA. She went back to Mexico City in 2007 where she […]

Martin Lee

Martin Lee, MBBS, MRCP, FAMS(Nephrology), PhD  Senior Consultant, Director of Peritoneal Dialysis   Division of Nephrology  National University Hospital, Singapore    Dr Martin Lee is a medical graduate of the National University of Singapore and holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco. He trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology at the […]

Prof Mignon Mcculloch

PROF MIGNON MCCULLOCH MBBCH DCH DTM&H FRCPCH FCP(Paeds) Full Professor & Head of Clinical Unit of Paediatric Nephrology and Solid Organ Transplantation at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town. She is also a Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU) consultant and is currently proud to be part of […]

Prof Vivekanand Jha

Professor Vivekanand Jha is the Executive Director of the George Institute for Global Health India, Chair of Global Kidney Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London and the Immediate Past-President of International Society of Nephrology. He is an established clinician-scientist with a substantial track record in clinical as well as basic science research in the […]

Rajnish Mehrotra

Rajnish Mehrotra, MD, MS, is the Belding H. Scribner Endowed Chair in Medicine and the Head of the Division of Nephrology at the Department of Medicine in the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. He is the Chair of the Standard […]