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AKIN Founding Members and Executive Committee


ADEERA LEVIN, MD, FRCP
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Nephrology
St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, CANADA
President, Canadian Society of Nephrology


Dr Levin is currently a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of BC, Co-director of the Clinical Investigator Program at UBC and is the Executive director of the BC Provincial Renal Agency, an organization which manages and co-ordinates the care of patients with kidney disease in the province of BC.

At the current time, she is the Chair of the Kidney Foundation of Canada Biomedical Fellowship and Scholarship Committee, and serves as Chair of the Curriculum Committee for a new innovative program for the training of Canadian clinical scientists in kidney disease (KRESCENT). In addition she is Chair of the NKF KDOQI guideline process, and is on the Board of Directors and Executive committee of the newly formed KDIGO. She also serves on numerous editorial boards.

Her research and clinical activities focus on chronic kidney disease, co morbidities associated with CKD, mechanisms of disease and health outcomes research. She is active in mentoring young investigators in kidney related research, and holds numerous grants for clinical studies.




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