Dr Hemant Kulkarni MBBS, MD, FRACP is a Clinical Lead of Renal Health Network, Department of Health, Western Australia and Senior Nephrologist, South Metropolitan Health Services. He has broad interests in investigator initiated and industry sponsored clinical research and is a recipient of national awards (NRG Grant 2008 and ANZSN Quality Assurance Grant 2013). His research interests include complications of CKD. He has presented nationally and internationally and published in international peer review journals. He has a lead role in implementation of Model of Cares for Renal Palliative Care and Vascular Access Development in Western Australia. Dr Kulkarni has a lead role in the CRE Practice Improvement and Surveillance platforms.

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