Curtis Warfield

Member

Curtis Warfield is a Senior Quality Analyst. In 2012 he was diagnosed with Stage 3 CKD disease due to FSGS and by December 2014 he started peritoneal dialysis. When his daughter was deemed unsuitable to be his living donor her college sorority sister step forward and donated one of her kidneys “just because” she wanted to help.

Since receiving his kidney in January 2016, Curtis is very passionate in advocating and educating about CKD, dialysis, organ donation and living donors. “Giving forward” to help others with kidney disease Curtis is advocate on Capitol Hill for several different advocacy organizations. He provides peer counseling for CKD and post-transplant patients and their families. His public speaking events have included schools, youth, church and civic groups speaking about his journey, CKD and organ donation.

 

Curtis has written several articles for several newsletters, newspapers and featured in annual reports kidney and organ donation organizations. Curtis serves on several Technical Expert Panels (TEP) and study groups concerning CKD and dialysis.

Curtis has a B.S. Degree from Central Michigan University, and a M.S. M. degree from Oakland City University. Married for 34 years, Curtis has 4 adult children, and one grandchild. His hobbies include, photography, music and sports.

ADVOCATE:

Kidney Advocacy Committee – Region 5 Leader (MI, IN, OH, KY, TN
—National Kidney Foundation

Peer Mentor
—National Kidney Foundation 

Ambassador
American Association of Kidney Patients

Advocate
—Indiana Donor Network

Ambassador/Advocate
—United Network Organ Services

Ambassador/Advocate
—American Kidney Fund

Ambassador/Advocate
—PCORI - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Ambassador/Advocate
Chronic Disease Coalition

 

KEYNOTE AND GUEST SPEAKER:

  • National Kidney Foundation Indiana

  • Indiana Donor Network:

    • Interfaith Celebration

    • Indy Black Chamber Pastor’s Luncheon

    • Indianapolis Urban League

    • The Links - Women's Whole Health Symposium

    • Indiana Donor Network Board of Directors

 

PANELIST:

  • Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP)

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Dialysis Facility Compare (DFC) Star Ratings Technical Expert Panel (TEP)>

  • NKF Quality Measures Technical Expert Panel Members

 

WEBINARS:

The National Forum of ESRD Networks:

 

 

NEWS PRESS FEATURES:

Kidney Corner  Newsletter of the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana:

National Donate Life Month:

Indianapolis Recorder:

PBS News:

Indy Star:

National Kidney Advocacy

 

TRAINER AND FACILITATOR:

Trainer – Leadership at All Levels – Indiana State Department of Health

 

BLOG:

My Kidney Watch

 

NOMINATIONS:

  • UNOS Advocate of Year award in 2018

  • Donate Life America Advocate of the Year Award in 2019

 

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