Kim Alleman is a Nurse Practitioner at Hartford Hospital Transplant Program for the past 15 years. She has been involved in nephrology and transplant for more than 20 years. She has been very active in the American Nephrology Nurses Association. Currently she serves as the President of the Nephrology Nurse Certification Commission (NNCC) and was formerly the Chairperson of the Advanced Practice Board. She was co-editor of the Advanced Practice section of the 6th edition of the Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing and a reviewer for the third edition of Contemporary Nephrology Nursing.