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Position
Chief Scientific Officer
Company
National Kidney Foundation
Location
New York New York UNITED STATES
Bio
Kerry Willis, PhD, currently Chief Scientific Officer, has been the director of medical and scientific activities for the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) since 1998. She oversees all NKF-sponsored research and professional education programs, including the Spring Clinical Meetings, the KDOQI clinical practice guidelines and three peer-reviewed journals devoted to chronic kidney disease. She also directs NKF’s public policy and legislative advocacy efforts. Prior to joining NKF, Dr. Willis was editor-in-chief of the Life Sciences Division of Academic Press. She received her Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics from New York University’s Sackler Institute for Biomedical Sciences. Recent speaking engagements include: • Chronic Kidney Disease Drug Development (CKD3) Summit: “New Endpoints for Clinical trials in Early Stages of CKD” (May 2018) • Town Hall hosted by Astra Zeneca: “The Current CKD Landscape” (October 2018)
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