My CVUDY WEINTRAUB

 

JUDY WEINTRAUB                                            

 

EDUCATION

 

Professional Level Certificate

Epicurean School of Culinary Arts, Los Angeles, CA, April 2001

 

Certificate in Meisner Technique

John Ruskin School of Theater, Santa Monica, CA, 1998-2000

 

Writing for Film & Entertainment Studies - Writer’s Program, Coursework

UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA, 1992-1994

 

MS Education, Honors

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1985

 

BA  Psychology, Honors

UCLA Los Angeles, CA, 1982

 

 

POSITIONS HELD

 

National Kidney Foundation of Southern California, Pediatric Conference Committee Member,  November 2005- April 2006

 

Nephrology News & Issues Editorial Advisory Board, 2003-2008

 

National Kidney Foundation of Southern California, Board Member, 2003-2006

 

California Psych Resources, Advisory Board, 2003-2005

 

The Road to Wellness Conference, American Association of Kidney Patients, Los Angeles. Committee Chair, June 2005

 

Renal Options Quarterly, American Association of Kidney Patients Los Angeles, Health Newsletter, Publisher & Editor, 1995-2005

 

American Association of Kidney Patients, National Board Member, 1996-2005

 

American Association of Kidney Patients Los Angeles, Founder and President, 1995-2000, 2002-2004

 

American Association of Kidney Patients Los Angeles Programming Chair 1995-2000, 2002-2004

 

The Renal Link Conference: Uniting Patients and Professionals, American Association of Kidney Patients Los Angeles Committee Chair, May 2003

 

American Association of Kidney Patients Executive Committee, 2000-2002

 

American Association of Kidney Patients, Medal of Excellence Judging Committee, 2001

 

Patient Advisory Committee, Southern California Renal Disease Council, Network 18, 1995-2001

 

Baxter Stay in Touch Education Program, Advisory Board Member, 2000-2001

 

American Association of Kidney Patients, Convention Chair, 1999 & 2000

 

American Association of Kidney Patients, Convention Planning Committee Member, 1998-2000, 2005

 

American Association of Kidney Patients, Nominating Committee, 1999-2000,2005

 

American Association of Kidney Patients -  Patient Plan, Self-Education Program Steering Committee, 1997-1999

 

Southern California Renal Disease Council, Conference Organizer, Renal Care in the 90’s: A Look at Issues, Los Angeles, October 1996

 

American Association of Kidney Patients Los Angeles, Wellness Walk Chair, 1995-1998

 

Renal Options Cooperative, Co-Founder and Educational Program Coordinator, 1995

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 Current Best Practices of Home Therapies,, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement,

Advanced Renal Education Program,

Marriott Horel  Marina del Rey, CA    April 22, 2016

Life Experiences with Dialysis

UKeep Program, 

Dept. of Nephrology, UCLA  March, 2016

 A Defining Moment in a Lifelong Journey With Dialysis, Renal Research Institute, .

18th International Conference on Dialysis

Hilton Miami Downtown Miami, FL    January 20, 2016

 

Current Best Practices of Home Therapies,, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement,

Advanced Renal Education Program,

Hilton Miami Downtown Miami, FL    January 19, 2016

Screening of Life On The Bridge, followed by Q&A,

12th Annual Big Apple Film Festival,

Village East Cinemas, 189 2nd Ave, New York City, November 5, 2015

Current Best Practices of Home Therapies, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement, Advanced Renal Education Program,

Charlotte, NC   October, 2015

CHOOSING LIFE: The Jewish Response to Living with a Chronic Health Condition

Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, CA  August 30, 2015

 

Current Best Practices of Home Therapies, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement,

Advanced Renal Education Program,

Portsmouth, NH   June 23, 2015

Current Best Practices of Home Therapies, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement,

Advanced Renal Education Program,

Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf  San Francisco, CA  March, 2015

Current Best Practices of Home Therapies, Physician Engagement  - Patient Engagement,

Advanced Renal Education Program,

Hilton Hotel Riverside, New Orleans, LA    Jan, 2015

Coping with a Chronic Illness,

American Association of Kidney Patients Annual Meeting,

Las Vegas, Nevada. September 2014

Living Well with Kidney Disease: World Kidney Day,

National Kidney Foundation,  Southern California Affiliate,

Los Angeles, California, March 2014

The Spectrum of CKD, A Patient’s Journey,

16th International Conference on Dialysis, Advances in CKD,

Las Vegas, Nevada, January, 2014

The Art of Empowering Those Who Live With Chronic Kidney Disease,

Network 8 Annual Meeting,

Nashville, Tennessee, October 2011

 

Building Hardy Families,

National Kidney Foundation of Southern California Pediatric Conference,

Los Angeles, CA, April 2006

What We Need To Make Home Hemodialysis Work,

National Kidney Foundation of Southern California, 48th Annual Scientific Symposium on Kidney Disease ,

City of Industry, California, September 2005

Making Home Technology Work: The Patient and Provider Perspective,

Nephrology News & Issues Kidney Disease Economics Conference,

Phoenix, Arizona, February 2005

Home Hemodialysis,

Annual Dialysis Conference,

San Antonio, Texas, February 2004

Introduction to Renal Replacement Therapies,

Cerritos College Pharmaceutical Studies,

Cerritos, CA February 2003

Sharing Experiences: Inspirational Stories,

American Association of Kidney Patients  National Convention,

Orlando, Florida September 2002

Building a Hardy Spirit,

American Association of Kidney Patients National Convention,

Memphis, Tennessee, September 2001

 

Peritoneal Dialysis Advantages for Both Professional and Patient,

Baxter Healthcare Physicians Meeting,

San Diego, California, June 2000

 

Principles of Learning to Empower Patients,

Southeastern Kidney Council, Inc.,

Savannah, Georgia, April 2000

Patient’s Perspective of Renal Replacement Education,

Southeastern Kidney Council, Inc.,

Savannah, Georgia, April 2000

Principles of Learning to Empower Patients,

Annual Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis,

San Francisco, February 2000

The Patient’s Perspective of Renal Replacement Education,
Annual Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis,

San Francisco, February 2000

 

Peritoneal Dialysis: Choosing a Treatment that’s Right for You,

National Kidney Foundation,

Southern California, January 2000

 

Selection of Patients for Home Dialysis Therapy,

19th Annual Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis,

Charlotte, North Carolina, February 1999

Let’s Travel,

American Association of Kidney Patients

Los Angeles, June 1998

Life Stages & Kidney Disease: An Erik Erikson Model,

American Association of Kidney Patients National Convention,

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 1997

Communicating With Your Healthcare Team,

American Association of Kidney Patients 
Los Angeles CA, August 1997

Healthy Nutrition,

American Association of Kidney Patients

Los Angeles, CA January 1997

Long Term Care Issues: Living with the Problems of Surviving Kidney Failure,

American Association of Kidney Patients National Convention,

Denver, Colorado, September 1996

Staying Well on Dialysis,

American Association of Kidney Patients

Los Angeles CA, June 1996

Maintaining and Improving the Quality of your Life,

Renal Options Cooperative,

Los Angeles, CA, November 1995

Renal Rehabilitation: What’s Involved,

Southern California Renal Disease Council, Network 18,

Los Angeles, October 1995

Peritoneal Dialysis Comedy Monologue, Laughter is the Best Medicine,

American Association of Kidney Patients-Orange County & National Kidney Foundation,

Newport Beach, CA, May 1995

Communicating Effectively with Doctors and Medical Staff,

Renal Options Cooperative,

Los Angeles, CA, May 1995

Earthquake Preparedness,

Renal Options Cooperative,

Los Angeles, CA, January 1995

Dialysis Therapy Options,

Southern California Renal Disease Council, Network 18,

Los Angeles, October 1994

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Blood Purification, "A Defining Moment in a Life-Long Journey with Dialysis", Vol.. 41, No. 1-3, 114-116, 2016  

Blood Purification, “A Case Off the Bell Curve: Customization of the Dialysis Prescription - A Self-Report", Vol.36, No. 3-4, , 215-218, 2013

Nephrology News and Issues, “Haifa Days, Dialysis Nights,” Vol. 19 No. 9 August 2005: 45, 48-49, 54

http://www.nephron.com, “Zen and the Art of Dialysis at Home,” April 2005

Renalife, “Joy Amidst Suffering, Suffering Amidst Joy: 30 Years of Dialysis,” Vol 20, No. 5, March 2005: 10,20

Nephrology News & Issues, “The Marginal Man Revisited,” Vol. 18 No 6,

May 2004: 31-32 

 

Nephrology News and Issues, “A Freedom Still Worth Fighting For,” Vol. 18, No. 3, February 2004: 30, 32

 

Nephrology News and Issues, “A Freedom Worth Fighting For,” February 2003, Vol 17, No. 3: 26-29.

 

http://www.nephron.com, “Sticking Your Own Fistula,” May 2002

 

Renalife, “AAKP Patient Plan Reflections,” Special Edition 2000, Vol. 16, No. 2: 11

 

Renalife, “My Visit to a Town Called Tassin,” Vol 15, No. 3, January 2000: 9, 27

 

Home Hemodialysis International, “Peritoneal Dialysis,” February 2000

 

Journal of International Home Hemodialysis, “Reflections on Twenty-Four Years of Renal Care,” March 18, 1999, Peer Reviewed Journal

 

Nephrology News and Issues, “CAPD and a Journey to Israel,” March 1998, Vol. 12, No. 3: 14,18

 

Nephrology News and Issues, “Travel with CAPD: An Insider’s Guide,” April 1998

 

Renalife, “An Open Letter to Dr. Peter Lundin,” Vol. 15, No. 2, 1999: 6,23

 

Renalife,  “Hope, Guidance and Encouragement: Helping Children By Helping Families,” August 1997

 

Renalife, “Israel: The Land of Discovery,” Vol. 12, No. 3, Winter 1997: 9-11

 

For Patients Only, “Exercise: Doing It Right,” November 1995

 

Network 18 Patient Advisory Council Newsletter, “Exercise: What it Means for Us,” Fall 1995

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

Samuel J. Orenstein Award, American Association of Kidney Patients, 2001

 

President’s Award, American Association of Kidney Patients, 2000

 

Josephine Berman Award, American Association of Kidney Patients, 1999

 

Volunteer Service Award, American Association of Kidney Patients, 1998

 

Volunteer Service Award, American Association of Kidney Patients, 1997

 

 

 

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