Nephrology Faculty and Staff

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Nephrology Faculty and Staff

Bradley A. Warady
Division Director, Pediatric Nephrology; Director of Dialysis and Transplantation; Senior Associate Chair - Department of Pediatrics; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Uri S. Alon
Director, Bone and Mineral Disorders Clinic; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Douglas L. Blowey
Medical Director, Children's Mercy South; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Vimal  Chadha
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Judith  Sebestyen VanSickle
Pediatric Nephrologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Tarak  Srivastava
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Laurel K. Willig
Pediatric Nephrologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

Fellows

Nathan Beins, MD

Professional Staff

Linda Jones, RN, MHA, CNN, Service Line Director
Amy Nau, RN, MSN, MBA, CNN Assistant Service Line Director

Nurse Practitioners

Dana Barry, RN, MSN, CPNP
Lora Bear, RN, MSN, CPNP
Leslie Malle, RN, APRN
Kathleen Mallett, RN, APRN

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Brenda Brewer, RN, BSN, CNN, CCTC
Gina Gregg, RN, BSN, MHA
Sarah Patton, RN, BSN, CPN
Sarah Renz, RN, BSN
Melissa Walker, RN, BSN

Psychology Staff

Rebecca J. Johnson, PhD, ABPP
Rachel Moore, PhD

Dietitians

Carrie S. Novak, MS, RD, LD
Leah Oladitan, PG Dip, RD, LD
Sarah Peters, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Lindsey Quint, MS, RD, LD

Social Workers

Amanda Porter, MS
Kelli Scott, LMSW

Research Nurse Coordinators

Janelle Jennings, RN, CPN
Amy Garrett, RN, CCRC

CKiD Research Study Nurses

Chris Smith, RN, BSN, CCRC
Julie Starr, RN, MSN, CNN, CCRP
Sarah Lindgren, RN, CCRC

Clinic Nurses

Janet Austin, RN
Amy Bryan, ADN, RN
Cherie BurroughsScanlon, RN, BSN, CPN
Kevin Conard, RN
Amy Jantz, RN  
Penny Monachino, RN
Marla Michaels, RN
Stephanie Polen, RN, BSN
Renita Trujillo, RN

Urodynamic Nurses

Diane Cobler, RN
Anne Douglas, RN

Dialysis Nurses

Susie Bissonnette, RN, BSN 
Stephanie Brightman, RN, BSN, CPN
Brian Briley, RN, BSN
Jolynn Grimes, RN, BSN
Thongsamay Horvath
Shiloh Markovich, BSN, RN
Kimberly Marriott, RN
Kelly Nitz, BSN, RN
Jennifer Spies, RN, BSN
Lori Pinkley, RN, BSN
Zita Ramirez, RN, BSN
Makayla Reed-Schall, RN, BSN

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