Dugan Maddux

Heart Your Kidneys

By Dugan Maddux, M.D., Vice President for Kidney Disease Initiatives, Fresenius Medical Care North America The kidneys and the heart usually work in harmony as the heart pumps blood to the kidneys, which remove toxins from the body. But when one gets sick, the other organ often suffers as well. A growing body of research documents the way heart disease impacts kidney function and how kidney disease can trigger or … [ more ]

Three Leaders on Women in the Workplace

Featuring Fresenius Medical Care North America Meet three female leaders at Fresenius and check out their perspectives on their long careers: Building a Strong Career Path With almost 30 years at Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), Deborah Harvey has spent her career in healthcare leadership roles overseeing the business and clinic operations of facilities providing services to patients with acute and chronic renal failure. Four years ago, she accepted … [ more ]