Archive for February, 2015

Radio Show with Dori Schatell on Living with Dialysis for Patients & Family

Saturday, February 21, 2015 | By William Tinker | No Comments

Dialysis Talk will interview Author, Dori Schatell


Dori is Executive Director of the non-profit Medical Education Institute, which conducts research and develops evidence-based educational materials to help people with kidney disease live as fully as possible.  She has worked in the renal field for 25 years, during which she has written and edited hundreds of educational pieces for patients and professionals, including the original DOQI anemia guidelines, the Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician, Kidney School, and many others, and directed development of the Home Dialysis Central website.  She is co-author, with Dr. John Agar, of the book, Help, I Need Dialysis! and worked with Dr. Agar and Beth Witten to develop a decision aid for dialysis called My Life, My Dialysis Choice.

Show airs on Thursday February 26th at 9:00 Eastern, 8:00 Central, 6:00 Pacific.

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Dialysis Patients…… How to Ask For What You Need, With Clinician John Rider

Monday, February 9, 2015 | By William Tinker | No Comments

John Rider will discuss how patients can empower themselves and take charge of their own treatment. His insight will help listeners and callers process the difficulties faced by Dialysis Patients and their family. He presently works with Out Patients at High Point Treatment Center in Brockton, Boston.

John is a past National Advocate for the Committee of Ten Thousand which deals with the hemophilia community, living with HIV/AIDS and HCV. He helped get national legislation passed and supported litigants in a national class lawsuit.

Show will be on Thursday February 11 at 9:00 PM Eastern, 8:00 Central and 6:00 PM Pacific

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Dialysis Talk with Kidney Donor Josh Morrison…..Executive Director of WaitList Zero

Monday, February 2, 2015 | By William Tinker | No Comments

JM-Headshot1Dialysis Advocates radio show “Dialysis Talk” on Blogtalk Radio will interview Josh Morrison who in 2011 donated a kidney without knowing who the recipient would be.

Josh Morrison is a co-founder and Executive Director of Waitlist Zero a non-profit founded by kidney donors, whose mission is to expand support for living kidney donations.


Josh donated a kidney to a stranger in December 2011. He will explain his reason for his donation along with the process and recovery after the gift of his kidney. He and his group are bringing awareness to the lack of funds available to assist in the living donor transplant process.

He was a life sciences attorney at Ropes & Gray, a law firm in Boston, He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Show is on Thursday February 5th at 9:00 pm Eastern, 6:00 pm Pacific.

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