Wednesday, 26 June 2013 08:51

New President-Elect announced at WCN 2013

Adeera Levin at GADuring the World Congress of Nephrology, it was announced that Adeera Levin will be ISN President from 2015 to 2017. Levin is Professor of Medicine, Head of the Division of Nephrology at the University of British Columbia, and Consultant nephrologist at Providence Health Care in Vancouver, Canada.

She is the Executive Director of the BC Renal Agency, overseeing the care, planning and budgets for Kidney services in the province of British Columbia. In this capacity, she has leveraged her epidemiological training, clinical knowledge and health outcomes research to develop an evidence-based transparent system, which enhances the care of patients across the continuum of care.

She is active in local, national and international activities including research, education and mentoring. She was appointed Secretary General of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) in 2009-10, was an executive committee member of the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) and serves as co-chair of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group, a collaborative effort of the ISN and the Transplantation Society.

Read the latest list of ISN Councilors and Executive Committee members on the Gateway in the About ISN section under Leadership.

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