National and International Responsibilities:
Chair, Translating Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Research into Improved Clinical Outcomes - The Science of Type 2 Translation (T2) Committee, National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), 2010-present.
Associate Editor, Clinical Journal for the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), 2010-present.
Member, Post-Graduate Education Committee, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-present.
Chair, Health Care Provider Work Group, National Diabetes Education Program, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Disease, 2007-present, (Member 2004-present).
Member, Planning Committee, Proteinuria as a Surrogate Outcome in Chronic Kidney Disease, National Kidney Foundation and United States Food and Drug Adminsitration Consensus Panel, 2007-present.
Member, Operations and Steering Committees for the CORAL Trial, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 2006-present.
Co-Chair, Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Workgroup, National Kidney Foundation-Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI), 2003-present.
Member, Consensus Panel on Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Diabetes, National Kidney Foundation, 1999.
Member, Exectuive Council on Hypertension, National Kidney Foundation, 1998-present.