Medical Review Board


Quality Insights Renal Network 3's 16-member Medical Review Board (MRB) is charged with overseeing the Network 3 quality program. Board activities include the following:

  • Identifying Network-wide and dialysis facility-specific opportunities for improvement through routine monitoring of data profiles and pattern analysis
  • Designing and implementing activities to address areas needing improvement and/or further examination
  • Making recommendations to and assisting dialysis facilities in correcting identified problems and improving care
  • Identifying "high-performing" dialysis facilities and working with them to identify benchmark practices to share with other facilities
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Medical Review Board, please contact Christopher Brown at (609) 490-0310 ext. 2426 or chrisbrown@nw3.esrd.net.

2017 Members

Ann Panten, RD
Fresenius Medical Care
New Jersey

Digna Acevedo, MSN, RN
Regional Director
East Orange Medical Center
New Jersey

Heather Lefkowitz, MD
DaVita Parkside Dialysis
New Jersey

Jennifer Geiger, MSW
Lead Social Worker
Fresenius Medical Care
New Jersey

Joshua Kaplan, MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry
New Jersey

Joy Duarte
Beneficiary
New Jersey

Juan Nieto, CBET
Chief Biomedical Technician
New Jersey

Kathy Searson, RN
Dialysis Clinics, Inc.
New Jersey

Keith Norris, MD
Chief Science Officer
Atlantis Healthcare Group
Puerto Rico

Kevin James, MD
Vascular Surgeon
New Jersey

Lenna Lipman, RN
Fresenius Medical Care
New Jersey

Lisandro Montalvo, MD
Fresenius Medical Care
Puerto Rico

Mani Swaminathan
Beneficiary
New Jersey

Padmaja Kodali, MD
East Orange Medical Center
New Jersey

Pat Madden, RN
Kennedy Health System
New Jersye

Sherla S. Farrell-Sealey, MS, CRNP-BC, CWS
Schneider Regional Medical Center
US Virgin Islands