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Nephrology Faculty and Staff

Bradley A. Warady
Division Director, Pediatric Nephrology; Director of Dialysis and Transplantation; 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
Nathan T. Beins
Assistant 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
Benjamin A. Matta
Children's Mercy Fellow
Judith  Sebestyen VanSickle
Pediatric Nephrologist; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Nisha M. Singh
Children's Mercy Fellow
Tarak  Srivastava
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Darcy K. Weidemann
Assistant 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
Benjamin Matta, MD

Professional Staff

Amy Nau, RN, MSN, MBA, CNN Service Line Director

Nurse Practitioners

Lora Bear, RN, MSN, CPNP
Leslie Malle, RN, APRN
Kathleen Mallett, RN, APRN
Tyson Moore, APRN, FNP-C
Jamie Neal, RN, APRN
Catherine Woods, MSN, RN, APRN-C

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

Brenda Brewer, RN, BSN, CNN, CCTC
Thomas Loafman, RN
Trudi Jackson, RN, BSN, CPN
Sarah Renz, RN, BSN
Melissa Walker, RN, BSN

Patient Safety Officer and Quality Improvement Coordinator

Gina Gregg, RN, BSN, MHA, CPHQ

Psychology Staff

Rebecca J. Johnson, PhD, ABPP

Dietitians

Leah Oladitan, PG Dip, RD, LD
Sarah Peters, MS, RD, CSP, LD
Jessica Tower, MS, RD, LD

Social Services

Cristina Hernandez, LCSW, LMSW 
Kelli Scott, LCSW, LMSW

Research Nurse Coordinators

Connie Haney, RN, CCRC
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
Madison Byrne, BSN, RN 
Amy Chou, RN
Cherie BurroughsScanlon, RN, BSN, CPN
Jenna Disselhoff, BSN, RN
Kathy Doyle, BSN
Amber Gordon, BSN, RN 
Amy Jantz, RN  
Rebecca Johns, RN, BSN
Penny Monachino, RN, CPN
Marla Michaels, MSN, RN, CPN
Stephanie Polen, RN, BSN, CPN
Tara Russell, RN, BSN
Renita Trujillo, RN, CPN

Dialysis Nurses

Susie Bissonnette, RN, BSN 
Stephanie Brightman, BSN, RN, CPN 
Leslie Glennon, BSN, RN, CCRN
Shiloh Markovich, BSN, RN
Kimberly Marriott, RN
Kelly Nitz, BSN, RN
Zita Ramirez, BSN, RN, BSN
Susie Roy, BSN, RN, CPN 
Makayla Reed-Schall, RN, BSN
Nicole Rose, BSN, RN, CPN
Ashley Wise, BSN, RN, RNC-NIC 
Becky Woods, RN

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