Jenny Flythe, MD, MPH, associate professor in the division of nephrology and hypertension and medical director of UNC Hospital’s Dialysis Services, has been elected to serve on the executive committee for Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO), beginning January 1, 2020.
More than 120 physician scientists worldwide were considered for five slots on the 2020 executive committee. New members will serve a three year term.
Other new members include: Masafumi Fukagawa, Japan; Meg Jardine, Australia; Markus Ketteler, Germany; and Sydney Tang, Hong Kong.
KDIGO is a global organization that develops and implements evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for kidney disease, to improve patient outcomes worldwide.