The Mississippi Kidney Foundation recently held its 52nd annual meeting at the Country Club of Jackson. Each year this meeting honors the Board of Trustees, as well as the Professional Board.
New members of the Board of Trustees include NaTasha Avery (Network 8); Elizabeth Eveland (Grantham Poole); Dr. Felicatas Koller (UMMC); Nick Morisani (Phelps Dunbar); Dr. Lindsey Norris (Central Nephrology); and Dr. Pradeep Vaitla (UMMC). New members of the Professional Advisory Board are Kim Jones and Mark Roth, both social workers with Fresenius Kidney Care.
The new slate of officers for 2017-2019 are Dr. Daniel Habeeb, president; Lee Parrott, past president; Matt Monsour, president-elect; Anna Adcock, vice-president of programs; Laura Walters, secretary; Natalie Hutto, treasurer. The three members-at-large of the executive committee are Monica Day, Paul Howell and Johnny Maloney.
Receiving the John Bower Award were Dr. John Lucas and Dr. Randy White. The Marcelo Ruvinsky Award was presented to Dr. Wilson Parry. Tommy Abernethy received the Jim Whitehurst Memorial Award. Brenda Dyson and Carolyn Price were presented the Harriet Williamson Memorial Award.