*Not all faculty members will be at all programs. Faculty list is subject to change.


Thomas A. Golper, MD, FACP, FASN

Activity Director, Home Dialysis University

Professor of Medicine

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, TN


Thomas A. Golper, MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as Medical Director of the Medical Specialties Patient Care Center. He earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed an internship, a residency in Internal Medicine, and a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in Portland.


Dr. Golper's professional interests are in the field of dialysis and the administrative aspects of nephrology practice. He currently chairs the Public Policy and Advocacy Committee of the North American Chapter of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis. He has held positions on the Board of Directors of the Renal Physicians Association and the American Association of Kidney Patients. He also served as the PD Adequacy Work Group Chair for the first two versions of Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative, and he remains on the Work Group. He led the Network 9 Peritonitis and Catheter Survival Study and has served on the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis Ad Hoc Committee for Peritonitis for many iterations of its guidelines.



Joel D. Glickman, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Joel D. Glickman, MD is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, where he is also Director of the Home Dialysis Programs (peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis). He attended medical school in Brooklyn, NY and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx. He then moved to Philadelphia to complete a fellowship in nephrology at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical and research interests focus on clinical outcomes in short daily hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.


Dr. Glickman is the recipient of several teaching wards, including the Roche Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching at Englewood Hospital, the Edward D. Viner Teaching Award at Pennsylvania Hospital and, most recently, a two time recipient of the J. Russell Elkinton Faculty Teaching Award from the Renal-​Electrolyte Division at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the International Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology, National Kidney Foundation, and International Society for Peritoneal dialysis. Nationally, he frequently lectures on chronic kidney disease, home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.



Janice P. Lea, MD, MSc, FASN

Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Division

Chief Medical Director -​ Emory Dialysis

Director of Home Dialysis -​ Emory Dialysis

Emory University School of Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia


Dr. Lea is Professor of Medicine/Nephrology and Director of Outpatient Dialysis Services for the Division of Nephrology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Lea has been an active clinical and research nephrologist for the past 20 years, managing a large general nephrology and dialysis practice. She currently manages 125 ESRD patients and participates in a group practice where there are more than 600 dialysis patients. She has actively participated in clinical trials in hypertensive renal disease and in dialysis patients, as well as participated in many educational workshops.


Dr. Lea is extensively published in nephrology journals and is currently a Principal Investigator for the Freedom Study in Home Hemodialysis patients with the Nxstage machine. She currently serves on the medical advisory board for the United States Renal Data Systems (USRDS) and has served on the ESRD Network 6 medical advisory board for several years. Dr. Lea has been named one of Atlanta's top nephrologists for the past 5 years.



Brent Miller, MD

Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine

Medical Director, Dialysis Home Modalities, Barnes-​Jewish Hospital Dialysis Center


Dr. Miller is a Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine and the medical director of the home dialysis program at Barnes-​Jewish Dialysis Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Miller actively manages over 40 home dialysis patients and has participated in numerous government, industry-​sponsored, and investigator-​initiated clinical trials in home dialysis. He previously served on the scientific advisory board for NxStage Medical and is currently a consultant to Fresenius Medical Corporation for home hemodialysis.



Anjali Saxena, MD, FASN

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Director of Peritoneal Dialysis, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA



Dr. Saxena is the Director of Peritoneal Dialysis at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Stanford University. She received her medical degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-​Salem, NC and completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford University, followed by a Nephrology Post-​Doctoral Fellowship at Stanford.


Dr. Saxena is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. She oversees a Peritoneal Dialysis Program of over 40 patients and is part of an academic practice caring for over 400 chronic dialysis patients. As a faculty member of the Stanford Nephrology Division, she spends half of her time in direct teaching activities with fellows, residents and medical students. She is the Director of Peritoneal Dialysis Education for the Stanford Nephrology Division, and has received numerous teaching awards both at the Divisional and Departmental level.



Isaac Teitelbaum, MD, FACP

Director, Home Dialysis Program

University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, CO


Dr. Teitelbaum is Professor of Internal Medicine/Nephrology and Director of the Home Dialysis Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. Dr. Teitelbaum has been an active clinical nephrologist for over 30 years. He oversees the care of 55 home dialysis patients in addition to maintaining a busy clinical and consultative practice.


Dr. Teitelbaum serves as a consultant to industry and has actively participated in numerous clinical trials and educational workshops. He has published or co-​authored 100 articles and/or book chapters and serves as a reviewer for numerous journals. Dr. Teitelbaum currently serves as President of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis. He has been named as one of Denver's Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine each year since 2008.