Conference

PROGRAM 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Navigating Phosphorus Control and Low Income: From Barriers to Breakthroughs

Misty Nason RD CSR CD

Registered Dietitian, Fresenius Kidney Care, Tacoma East

Founder, Viva Nutrition Counseling

Nuts & Bolts of the Executive Order for Advancing Kidney Health

Barbara Dommert-Breckler RN BSN CNN

Quality Improvement Director,

ESRD Networks 16 and 18, Comagine Health

Growing Home Therapies - New Directions, New Challenges

Pamila Keech MD MHA            

Chief Medical Officer, Puget Sound Kidney Centers           

Kathy Schiro Harvey MS RDN CSR CD    
Director Nutrition Programs, Puget Sound Kidney Centers             

Building Healthy Soil

for Healthy Food and Living

Ladd Smith B.S. in Horticulture

Co-Owner, In Harmony Sustainable Landscapes

 

Pacific Islanders:

The Importance of Food to Culture

Rochelle Fonoti 

Ph.C. in Sociocultural Anthropology

M.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology

M.A. in American Studies

My Relationship with Rice:

Exploring Sacred Food Stories & Identity

Maria-Lourdes V. Aragon RD CD

Registered Dietitian, Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound

Founder, Sound Nutrition & Body  

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NETWORKING EVENTsdetails >>

STAY FOR A VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

HAPPY HOUR EXHIBITS & POSTERS

*HOTEL MURANO*

Free for Attendees

After the lectures, move into the hotel's Exhibitor space for a very special announcement and Happy Hour Exhibits & Posters! 

  • Enjoy appetizers and cash bar

  • Share best practices with colleagues, and learn from professional Exhibitors and Poster Presenters

  • Please thank our Exhibitors for participating

 

THEN JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION! 

"MEMORABLE EVENING AT THE MOG"

*MUSEUM OF GLASS*

Additional Fee = $TBD

 

NWRD is Celebrating 40 Years!​

  • Marissa Claiborne RDN CSR CD will lead the group on an educational Walk+Talk: "Bridging Kidney Health to the Future"

  • Earn 1 CPEU as we Walk+Talk from the hotel, across the Chihuly Bridge of Glass, to the MOG (less than a mile, one way)

  • Followed by Dinner at the MOG & Browsing the Museum

  • To celebrate our 40th, NWRD is partially sponsoring this event. Those who wish to attend will RSVP and pre-pay their portion during online conference registration. Cash bar at event. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 6

 

 

Food Fight and Chronic Disease:

Making Caregivers Your Best Teammate

Jessianna Saville MS RDN CSR LD CLT 

Founder, The KidneyRD

Plant-Fed Kidneys: 'The' Diet to Slow the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

Jennifer Moore MS RDN CSR LDN

Author, Plant-Fed Kidneys

National Sales Training Manager, Akebia Therapeutics

 

Toward an Integrative Medicine Approach

to Kidney Disease

Dr Majd Isreb MD FACP FASN

Nephrologist, PeaceHealth Medical Group

Medical Director, Integrative Kidney Solutions

 

The Kidney-Gut Axis: What is it, and What can Renal Dietitians do about it? 

Lindsey Zirker MS RD CSR 

Founder, Fresh Ideas Nutrition Consulting

Consultant Dietitian, The KidneyRD

Hurricane Disaster Survival:

The Experience of One Renal Dietitian

Giovanna Rosario-Arroyo RDN CD LND

Nutritional Service Manager, 

Olympic Peninsula Kidney Centers 

 

Interpreting Science to Improve Health:

How Guidelines Work

Katy Wilkens MS RD​

Nutrition & Fitness Manager, Northwest Kidney Centers

                                    

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The following CPEUs are pending approval by 

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR):

  • Thursday’s Presentations = 6 CPEUs

  • Thursday’s Exhibits = 1 CPEU

  • Thursday’s Posters = 1 CPEU

  • Thursday’s Walk+Talk to MOG = 1 CPEU

  • Friday’s Presentations = 6 CPEUs

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