(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announced that it has expanded its staff structure. Tanya Green has been appointed Communications Director for the global guideline development organization.

John Davis, KDIGO Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very glad that Tanya will be joining us on a full time basis. She is a talented and creative communicator who will enhance our web site, educational tools, communication systems and newsletters.”

For the past year, Ms. Green has represented KDIGO at global kidney disease congresses and assisted with communication issues. This full-time appointment brings the total of KDIGO staff to four. KDIGO has been self-managed for less than a year and is expanding as resources allow.

KDIGO has published eight global guidelines and will soon publish a ninth. It has held twelve major Controversies Conferences and will hold two more before the end of 2013.

Prior to joining KDIGO, Ms. Green was the Emerging Media & Digital Marketing Manager at the National Geographic Society, and spearheaded numerous projects across variety of platforms such as print, digital, and tablet, including cutting-edge apps and custom interactive advertising.


Davis added, “KDIGO’s goal is to be the most technology oriented organization in kidney disease. We want to serve the global kidney community with the electronic tools and easy to use resources they need to put our guidelines to use in the treatment of patients.”

KDIGO is a Belgian Foundation in the Public Interest led by elected volunteers dedicated to improving outcomes for kidney patients around the world.


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