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The interview with Dr. George Schreiner was conducted by Dr. Agnes Fogo (USA) and Dr. Kim Solez (Canada), and took place in Great Falls, Virginia, USA on 27 June 1997.


A brief bio of Dr. George E. Schreiner

George Schreiner was ISN President from 1978-1981, and was a great pioneer in nephrology. For many years he led the nephrology program at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA. He made many substantial academic contributions, especially in the science of dialysis. In the early 1970s, he spearheaded the legislation that resulted in the ESRD Medicare Program, ensuring that renal replacement therapy became available to people in the United States regardless of their ability to pay.

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