ConnieRhee UCLAUnited States

Dr. Connie Rhee, MD, MSc is a nephrologist, physician-scientist, Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Chief of Nephrology at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Dr. Rhee completed her medical school training at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and her residency and Chief Residency at the Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Rhee subsequently pursued her clinical nephrology fellowship and postdoctoral research training at the combined Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital nephrology fellowship program, and also completed her Master of Science in Epidemiology degree program at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Rhee leads a robust research program centered on the intersection of kidney disease, nutrition, and endocrinology/metabolism that has been supported by multiple National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Kidney Foundation, American Thyroid Association, and industry grants in which she has served as the Principal Investigator, including four active NIH R01 grants. She also mentors a wide cadre trainees in the areas of nephrology, nutrition science, endocrinology/metabolism, public health, biostatistics, and related disciplines.

Day 1 - Sunday April 14, 2024

Time Session
12:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m.
CarlaAvesani Chairperson carla.avesani@ki.seKarolinska InstituteSweden
SahirKalim Chairperson skalim@mgh.harvard.eduHarvard Medical School/ Massachusetts General Hospital United States
  • Hot Debate: Should Low Protein Diet (+/- Ketoanalogue Supplementation) Be a Part of Advanced CKD Management? - PROS
    ConnieRhee Speaker crhee@mednet.ucla.eduUCLAUnited States
  • Hot Debate: Should Low Protein Diet (+/- Ketoanalogue Supplementation) Be a Part of Advanced CKD Management? - CONS
    SwapnilHiremath Speaker shiremath@toh.caUniversity of OttawaCanada
Hall A
4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
ConnieRhee Chairperson crhee@mednet.ucla.eduUCLAUnited States
GerardoGamba Chairperson gamba@biomedicas.unam.mxUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico
  • Potassium-based Salt Substitutes and CVD
    HoornEwout Speaker e.j.hoorn@erasmusmc.nlErasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The NetherlandsNetherlands
  • Strategies for Scaling the Use of Potassium-enriched Salt
    BruceNeal Speaker George Institute, UNSW, Imperial CollegeAustralia
  • Use of Salt Meters to Reduce Salt Intake
    SurasakKantachuvesiri Speaker Division, Faculty of Medicine, RamathibThailand
  • Q and A
Hall E

Day 2 - Monday April 15, 2024

Time Session
4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
Annie-ClaireNadeau-Fredette Chairperson annieclairenaf@gmail.comUniversité de MontréalCanada
Gabriel NicolasContreras Martin Chairperson of Miami Miller School of MedicineUnited States
Maria ElenaBiain Chairpersonédica Nefróloga
  • The Who, What, Where, When and Why of Incremental Hemodialysis
    ConnieRhee Speaker crhee@mednet.ucla.eduUCLAUnited States
  • The Changing Landscape of Home Hemodialysis: Is There a Right Patient for Home Hemodialysis?
    KarthikTennankore Speaker ktennankore@gmail.comNova Scotia Health/Dalhousie UniversityCanada
  • Patient-, Center- and Country-related Risk Factors for Peritoneal Dialysis Attrition: Can We Prevent It?
    RosileneM Elias Speaker rosilenemotta@hotmail.comUniversidade de Sao PauloBrazil
  • Q and A
Hall C4

Day 3 - Tuesday April 16, 2024

Time Session
12:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m.
Angela Yee-MoonWang Chairperson angela_wang@connect.hku.hkHong Kong/SingaporeSingapore
ArmandoNegri Chairperson armando.negri@gmail.comInstituto de Investigaciones Metabólicas, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaArgentina
  • CKD-induced Changes in Gut Microbiome in CKD
    DeniseMafra Speaker dmafra30@gmail.comFederal University Fluminense - UFFBrazil
  • Personalized Nutrition Management of CKD Patients
    ConnieRhee Speaker crhee@mednet.ucla.eduUCLAUnited States
  • The Gut-Kidney-Heart Axis in CKD: Beyond the Leaky Gut
    KeiichiSumida Speaker ksumida@uthsc.eduUniversity of Tennessee Health Science CenterUnited States
  • Q and A
Hall C4