Mr. Abel is a kidney transplant patient from Morgantown, West Virginia. Mr. Abel is a self-employed Property Manager for Abel Enterprises, LLC. He currently owns and manages residential and commercial properties, including one large dialysis facility and a facility housing a large CKD clinic, both in rural West Virginia.
In 2005-2007, he was integrally involved in the conducting some of the 25 free kidney disease screening events that helped more than 1,800 West Virginians, many of which were in conjunction with the NKF of the Alleghenies’ Kidney Early Evaluation Program. He assisted in the garnering of political support of state government for showcasing the screening programs and World Kidney Day recognition at the state Capitol. Mr. Abel has been a member of AAKP since 2010.