Lori Hartwell

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Lori Hartwell
LoriHartwell 2005.jpg
NationalityAmerican
OccupationPresident of the Renal Support Network
Known forFounder of the Renal Support Network and author of "Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness"
 
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Lori Hartwell
LoriHartwell 2005.jpg
NationalityAmerican
OccupationPresident of the Renal Support Network
Known forFounder of the Renal Support Network and author of "Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness"

Lori Hartwell is the Founder and President of the Renal Support Network, author of Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness, and co-host of KidneyTalk, a biweekly webcast of issues of interest to those with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).

CKD history[edit]

Diagnosed with CKD at the age of 2 in 1968, Hartwell has had 12 years of dialysis and four transplants.[1]

Renal Support Network[edit]

Hartwell founded the Renal Support Network (RSN) in 1993 as an American nonprofit, kidney patient-focused, kidney patient-run organization to benefit individuals affected by CKD. Hartwell began an annual Renal Teen Prom in 1999. As of 2008 nine Renal teen Proms have been held in Los Angeles and one in Washington DC.[2]

KidneyTalk[edit]

Hartwell co-hosts a bi-weekly webcast called "KidneyTalk" with Stephen Furst. The shows run about 30 minutes covering topics of interest to those with CKD. KidneyTalk's first show was on June 6, 2006.

Awards[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Senator Jack Scott Announces “Woman of the Year"
  2. ^ [2] Ventura County Star 2008 Renal Teen Prom coverage
  3. ^ [3] Senator Jack Scott Announces “Woman of the Year"

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