Lillian A. Pryor DNP, RN, CNN

Encompass Health, Dialysis Program Manager

Lillian Pryor has practiced as a nephrology nurse and has been a patient advocate for over 30 years. She is a past president of the American Nephrology Nurses Association (ANNA), a professional nursing association comprising of more than 6,300 nephrology nurses. Lillian is employed at CVS Health (KidneyCare) in the role of senior manager for medical education. She is a published author, presenter, and recently was a panelist for the Rogosin Institute's Virtual Symposium: Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Preparing for a Future Pandemic. Additionally, Lillian has published articles in the Nephrology Nursing Journal and has contributed to chapters in ANNA's "Core Curriculum for Nephrology Nursing, 7th Edition" and the "Contemporary Nephrology Nursing" textbook. She has been a member of ANNA since 1990 and serves as the ANNA representative to KDIGO. Lillian is also an active member of her local ANNA Dogwood Chapter in Georgia and has served the chapter as both its president and health policy representative. As a nephrology nurse, she works diligently to ensure nurses’ and patients’ voices are heard. She believes that nurses have the crucial responsibility of advocating for patients and improving care.