ESRD Divisional Board (EDB)

Bylaws state 3 year term. Chair term does not apply.
Percent of Member Terms Ending by Year:  2018 (40%), 2019 (6%), 2020 (54%)

MemberTitle/CommitteeLocationAppointedTerm EndsAffiliatePosition
Robert Brown, MDESRD Divisional Board ChairBoston, MA1/1/1611/30/18
DaVita Brookline DialysisNephrologist
Jasvinder Bhatia, MD Boston, MA12/1/1711/30/20Boston University Medical CenterNephrologist
Gilbert W. BlissGrievance Committee Member/Subject Matter ExpertGreenfield, NH1/1/1611/30/18N/APatient Representative
Steve Bogatz, MBA, MSW, LCSW, NSW-CGrievance Committee ChairNewington, CT1/1/1611/30/18Dialysis Center of NewingtonSocial Worker
Helen Brickel, RN, CNN, RSCMMiddlebury, CT 12/1/1711/30/20DaVita Clinical ResearchRenal Nurse
Vicki Buchanan, RN, BA, MS Ed. East Hartford, CT 12/1/1711/30/20Fresenius Kidney CareHome Therapies Nurse
David Henner, DOMedical Review Board Chair/Forum Medical Advisory Committee ChairPittsfield, MA12/1/1711/30/20Berkshire Medical CenterNephrologist
Lesley Levitt, RD, LDN Boston, MA12/1/1711/30/20Boston Medical CenterRenal Dietitian
Karen Lofty, LICSWAmesbury, MA12/1/1611/30/19
Fresenius Kidney CareSocial Worker
Julia Neuringer, MDNewton, MA1/1/1611/30/18ARA Wellesly DialysisNephrologist
Jeffrey Rimmer, MDBurlington, VT1/1/1611/30/18Fletcher Allen Health CareNephrologist
Ruth Rudnick, RN, CNNBennington, VT1/1/1611/30/18Southwestern Vermont Medical CenterRenal Nurse
Lauren SchutzPittsfield, MA 12/1/1711/30/20Berkshire Medical Center Administrative Coordinator
Jaimi Tudor-Champagne, MS, RDNorth Adams, MA 12/1/1711/30/20North County Dialysis CenterRenal Dietitian
John VisonePatient Advisory Committee ChairGlastonbury, CT12/1/1711/30/20 UCONN DialysisPatient Representative

Medical Review Board (MRB)

Bylaws state 3 year term. Chair term does not apply. No compensation provided for members.
Percent of Member Terms Ending by Year: 2018 (18%), 2019 (41%), 2020 (41%)

MemberTitle/CommitteeLocationAppointedTerm EndsAffiliatePosition
David Henner, DOMedical Review Board Chair/Forum Medical Advisory Committee Representative/ESRD Divisional Board MemberPittsfield, MA1/1/1611/30/18Berkshire Medical CenterNephrologist
Kristin Brickel, RN, MSN, MHA, CNNMA, ME, NH12/1/1611/30/19DaVita RegionalClinical Service Specialist
Neera Dahl, MD New Haven, CT12/1/1711/30/20DaVita New HavenNephrologist
Phoebe Fuentes, RNBoston, MA12/1/1611/30/19Massachusetts General HospitalHome Therapies Nurse
Amitabh Gautam, MS, BS, MS, FRCSBoston, MA12/1/1611/30/19Boston Medical CenterTransplant Surgeon
Adam Goldstein Subject Matter ExpertNorth Haven, CT12/1/1611/30/19N/APatient Representative
Dana Grady, RN, CNN MA, ME, NH1/1/1611/30/18Fresenius Kidney Care Director of Education
Roy GrahamIPRO Board Co-ChairMeriden, CT12/1/1711/30/20N/APatient Representative
Susie Hu, MD Providence, RI12/1/1711/30/20Rhode Island HospitalNephrologist
Susie Jones-Szoldra, MSW, LCSW Waterbury, CT12/1/1711/30/20DaVita Greater WaterburyRenal Social Worker
Daniel Landry, DOSpringfield, MA12/1/1711/30/20Kidney Care & Transplant Services of New England P.C.Nephrologist
Victoria Malara, RN Stamford, CT 1/1/1611/30/18DaVita Health Care PartnersGroup Facility Administrator
Karen Reid-Cleugh, RNBurlington, VT12/1/1711/30/20University of Vermont Medical CenterNurse Manager
Caroline Rochon, MD, FACSHartford, CT12/1/1611/30/19Hartford Hospital Transplant ProgramTransplant Surgeon
Evan Smith, LCSW, MBAWestern MA12/1/1611/30/19Fresenius Kidney CareDirector of Operations
Jie Tang, MD, M.Sc, MPH, FASNProvidence, RI 12/1/1611/30/19University Medicine, Brown School of MedicineNephrologist
Andrea Tosi, MBA, RDPittsfield, MA12/1/1711/30/20Renal Dietitian

Grievance Committee

Bylaws state 5 year term. Chair term does not apply. No compensation provided for members.
Percent of Member Terms Ending by Year: 2018 (34%), 2019 (22%), 2020 (11%),  2021 (33%)

MemberTitle/CommitteeLocationAppointedTerm EndsAffiliatePosition
Steve Bogatz, MBA, MSW, LCSW, NSW-CGrievance Committee Chair/ESRD Divisional Board MemberConnecticut01/1/1311/30/18Fresenius Kidney CareSocial Worker
Gilbert W. BlissESRD Divisional Board MemberNew Hampshire01/1/1311/30/18N/APatient Representative
Megan Gervais, LCSWConnecticut12/1/1511/30/19DaVitaSocial Worker
Heather C. Johnston Nichols, RNConnecticut01/1/1311/30/18
DaVitaPD Renal Nurse
Heekyeong Ma, MPH, CNN, RNMassachusetts12/1/1711/30/21American Renal AssociatesRenal Nurse
Ben Mahoney, LICSWMassachusetts12/1/1511/30/19Fresenius Kidney CareSocial Worker
James Reid, RN, CNNConnecticut12/1/1711/30/21Dialysis Clinics, Inc.Facility Administrator
Evan Smith, LCSW, MBAMedical Review Board MemberMassachusetts12/1/1611/30/20Fresenius Kidney CareFacility Administrator
Avram Traum, MDMassachusetts12/1/1711/30/21IndependentNephrologist