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Roberta L. Wager, MSN, RN

MSN, RN, Nephrology Nurse Educator, CKD Outreach and Advocacy


For 20+ years Bobbi’s worked for Fresenius Kidney Care, primarily as a nephrology nurse in the education department, holding staff and patient education positions. She’s also a TOPS Specialist in the San Antonio, TX area, allowing her to engage Stage 4 and 5 CKD patients in their own health care. As a volunteer, she promotes awareness of CKD. Bobbi’s on the Texas Renal Coalition and the KAT Steering Committee -- both organizations advocate for renal patients through Texas’ Legislature and help organize Kidney Day, when hundreds of renal patients lobby their state representatives. Bobbi feels it’s important for legislators to put a face to CKD and understand possible effects of proposed legislation. Nationally, Bobbi’s on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Kidney Patients, the National Quality Forum Renal Standing Committee, Technical Expert Panel on Decision Aids for CKD, and the Kidney Health Initiative—Patient Family Partnership Council.