About the Authors
Dori Schatell, MS, is Executive Director of the Medical Education Institute, a non-profit foundation dedicated to helping people with chronic disease learn to manage and improve their health. She has more than 23 years of experience developing educational materials for people with kidney disease.
John Agar, MD, is Conjoint Clinical Professor of Medicine at Deakin University School of Medicine and Geelong Hospital, Barwon Health in Geelong, Australia. He is the former Director of Nephrology and Chief of Service (Medicine) at Barwon Health, and continues to practice clinical medicine there. He is also Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Melbourne, has published many articles about dialysis, and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2009 for service to renal medicine in Australia. He runs the popular website NocturnalDialysis.org.
About the Medical Education Institute
MEI is a non-profit 501(c)(3) private operating foundation dedicated to helping people with chronic disease learn to manage and improve their health. Since 1993, MEI has worked to help people with kidney disease live long and live well. MEI has created award-winning websites, including Home Dialysis Central (HomeDialysis.org), Kidney School (KidneySchool.org), and LifeOptions.org. Learn more about MEI and its programs at MEIResearch.org.