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American Kidney Fund
June 28, 2011

I am a reciepient of research and salary support from the American Kidney Fund (AKF). This support helped me to develop research skills, accumulate a publication record, and apply and secure funding from the National Institure of Health. Thus, as it did for many others, the AKF helped me launch my research career.

The organization also provides numerous resources for patients. I have reviewed their education brochures for the organization and have been impressed by their commitment to patient education and constant motivation to try to increase health literacy in patients with kidney disease.

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As mentioned above, AKF helped launch my research career and instilled the importance in me in patient education.

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I dont have comments on this and am pleased with the way the organziation is run.

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Professional with expertise in this field & I received research funding and published several papers during my award. The findings in these papers have wide-spread implications for patients with kidney disease. .