Board Of Directors

Dori Schatell

Board Director

Dori brings a life-long interest in chronic disease, a passionate commitment to patient self-management, and years in the renal industry to her role. An experienced medical writer/editor with more than 200 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, booklets and books, fact sheets, and other pieces to her credit, she is also a national speaker and a policy advocate. She directs the Life Options program, Kidney School™, and Home Dialysis Central; staffed the first DOQI Anemia Guideline; produced five editions of the Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician;

She has a BA in Psychology and History of Medicine and an MS in Child & Family Studies, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.