Dr. Angela Kurosaka has been in nursing for over 30 years, most of which have been spent working in nephrology. She is a board certified advanced nurse executive, a certified nephrology nurse, and a certified case manager. She has served in leadership positions at a VP level or higher since 1999. She currently is the senior vice president of population health with a managed care company, where she is the subject matter expert for nephrology as well as working on a CKD clinical team to identify and create processes for the management of patients with CKD to delay the progression, in addition to other chronic illnesses. Dr. Kurosaka is part of the ANNA Hazel Taylor Chapter and has served in many chapter officer positions and is currently president-elect. She previously served on the ANNA Board of Directors and is currently on the Leadership Committee. She is a published author, speaker, and appointed to The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing, Board of Visitors.