AAKP LEADERSHIP STATEMENT: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AND ADVANCING THE AMERICAN KIDNEY HEALTH INITIATIVE

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2019 Washington, D.C. - “AAKP, America’s largest and oldest fully independent kidney patient advocacy organization, enthusiastically endorses President Donald Trump and his health policy team in their bold and bipartisan efforts to fully empower kidney patient consumers and save kidney patient lives through greater care choice and innovations aimed at preventing and better managing kidney diseases.
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KIDNEY PATIENTS AND THE GW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES HOST INAUGURAL GLOBAL SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INNOVATIONS IN KIDNEY CARE

David Scott
American Association of Kidney Patients and GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences Welcome Global Leaders to present on innovations in patient-centered kidney care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 8, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) and the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) are pleased to announce a major kidnedisease education collaboration, the Global Summit on Innovations in Patient-Centered Kidney Care. The Global Summit takes place May 21-23, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
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Back To School: Problems Faced By Pediatric Kidney Patients and Their Caregivers

David Scott
By Jim Myers, AAKP BOD and Ambassador Introduction Have you seen children’s faces when they go back to school? They are all happy and smiling, with their new clothes, shoes, backpacks and school supplies. It’s a chance to see all their friends again. But for some students, it may not be a joyous occasion. For some pediatric kidney patients, it may be an endless conflict between other students and the administrators/teachers of their school. Children with kidney disease frequently miss school, for dialysis, doctor appointments and illness.
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AAKP AMBASSADOR BRUCE TIPPETS – I’M GOING BACK TO DC FOR THE KIDNEY SUMMIT

David Scott
AAKP Ambassador, Bruce Tippets, a journalist in Utah, shares his excitement in being asked to share his kidney story at AAKP’s Capitol Hill Day in March for National Kidney Awareness Month. Read below. January 28, 2019 –When I checked my email on Jan. 9, I couldn’t believe it, but I was invited to participate March 5-6 at the National Kidney Patient Summit in Washington D.C. by American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). This is the second year in a row, I will be able to represent AAKP at the summit.
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FLORIDA EXECUTIVE TO LEAD TOP USA KIDNEY PATIENT GROUP

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 18, 2018 MEDIA CONTACT:Deborah Pelaez,dpelaez@aakp.org/813-400-2394 FLORIDA EXECUTIVE TO LEAD TOP USA KIDNEY PATIENT GROUP Washington, DC – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Board of Directors announced that it has voted to hire Mrs. Diana Clynes as the Association’s new Executive Director. Mrs. Clynes has been a central player in the launch of cutting-edge development and patient programs for AAKP since 2005 and most recently, served as an Interim Executive Director.
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GRANT APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR THE JENNY KITSEN PATIENT SAFETY AWARD

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017FOR MORE INFORMATION: Deborah Peleaz Marketing and Communications Manager 813-400-2394 dpeleaz@aakp.orgTAMPA, FLA – Applications for the 2017-2018 grant cycle of the Jenny Kitsen Patient Safety Award are now available from the American Association of Kidney Patients. Applications are due July 31, 2017. The Jenny Kitsen Patient Safety Award funds an annual lecture, presentation or program that will advance patient safety by exploring innovation in health systems management.

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THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ANNUAL AWARDS

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2017FOR MORE INFORMATION: Deborah Peleaz Manager Marketing Communications (800)749-AAKP(2257) dpeleaz@aakp.org THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF KIDNEY PATIENTS ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR ITS ANNUAL AWARDS RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN KIDNEY CARE TAMPA, FL – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) announced today it is accepting nominations for its Annual Awards. The AAKP Annual Awards recognize individuals and organizations who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to improving the lives of kidney patients.

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AAKP PRESENTS 2017 MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR MORE INFORMATION:Sarah McConnellMarketing & Communications Manager1-800-749-AAKP (2257)smcconnell@aakp.org AAKP PRESENTS 2017 MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS AT RENAL PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATION’S ANNUAL MEETING Nashville, TN – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), America’s largest and oldest independent and patient-lead kidney advocacy organization, presented the recipients of its 2017 Medal of Excellence during the Renal Physician Association’s (RPA) Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
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AAKP Joins National Kidney Foundation and Others On Capitol Hill

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sarah McConnell
Marketing & Communications Manager
(800) 749-AAKP (2257)
smcconnell@aakp.org U.S. CONGRESS LISTENS TO OVER 140 KIDNEY PATIENTS
AAKP Joins National Kidney Foundation and Others On Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON, D.C.:  The American Association of Kidney Patients, (AAKP), kicked off National Kidney Month March 6-7 as a partner with the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) at the second annual Kidney Patient Summit in Washington, D.C.

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Forum on Critical Care and Acute Renal Failure Involves AAKP

David Scott
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Sarah McConnell
Marketing & Communications Manager
(800) 749-AAKP (2257)
smcconnell@aakp.org Forum on Critical Care and Acute Renal Failure Involves AAKP
Acute Kidney Injury Rates Jump in Past Four Years
Washington DC – On February 7, 2017, the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest independent patient-led kidney advocacy organization, participated in the National Forum on Critical Care and Acute Renal Failure at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center.

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