History of the National Kidney Foundation

Wendy Weinstock Brown*

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Stimulated by a mother's desire to find a cure for her child's disease, the National Kidney Foundation has grown from a small local group of interested lay persons and medical professionals into a major national organization with affiliates around the country and national and international programming in renal research funding, patient and family services, public and professional education, and public policy advocacy. (C) 2000 by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S3-S18
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number4 SUPPL. 1
StatePublished - 2000


  • Education
  • History
  • Medicare ESRD Program
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Patient services
  • Renal research
  • Research funding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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