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Dr. Nader Bahri, MD
Meharry Medical College
Dr. Nader Bahri, currently serves as Associate Professor of Medicine in Renal diseases and Hypertension (Nephrology) at Meharry Medical College. Prior, Dr. Bahri practiced as a hospitalist and Board certified Internist. An internationally trained physician with a specialty in clinical nephrology , he developed a strong passion for providing healthcare to patients who are from low socioeconomically resourced environments and is committed to extending beyond his clinical training and knowledge by participating in clinical nephrology research and education for targeted populations in need. His diverse background and clinical experiences has led him to many tables of discussion where he has shared his medical expertise in the areas of prevention of renal diseases in which he describes as a first priority.
Dr. Devika Nair, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Dr. Devika Nair is a nephrologist and NIH-funded clinical researcher at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she cares for medically complex patients with kidney disease and teaches trainees in nephrology. Through her prior work in post-Katrina New Orleans and the Albert Schweitzer Foundation as well as her continued work in Nashville, she has additional expertise in patient activation and community engagement, survey design, focus group conduction, patient-provider communication, palliative care, and geriatrics. She is a long-standing supporter of the important work of the Tennessee Kidney Foundation. She is passionate about centering patients and caregivers in her clinical research and clinical care and has previously been supported in her work by the Patient Centered Outcomes Institute, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the National Kidney Foundation.
Susan Zogheib, RD
Susan Zogheib is a registered dietitian (RD) with a master’s degree in health science in nutrition communication from Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. Susan has over 20 years’ working as a clinical dietitian in various fields. In addition, she is a published author of five cookbooks, including a best-selling collection of Renal Diet Cookbooks for patients struggling with all stages of chronic kidney disease and a collection of Mediterranean diet Cookbooks. Susan currently resides in East Tennessee with her husband and three boys. She enjoys traveling, running, cooking, and spending time with her family in her free time.