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Satellite Healthcare's Sheila Doss Elected Western Chapters Coordinator-Elect of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA February 9, 2010 – Sheila Doss, BSN, RN, CNN, CCRA of San Jose, California, has been re-elected Western Chapters Coordinator-Elect (CCE) of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) for 2010-11.

Doss, Nursing Director of Research of Satellite Healthcare will assume her position during ANNA's 41st National Symposium in San Antonio, TX, May 2-5, 2010.

As Western CCE, Doss will coordinate and supervise regional chapter activities, report to the regional vice president and serve as a member on appropriate committees. In March 2011, Doss will assume the role of Western Chapters Coordinator (CC).

Doss has been an active member of ANNA at the local, regional and national levels. She previously was Western CCE and CC from 2008-10. During that time, she worked closely on recruitment and retention with her local chapters. Doss is involved in advocacy with ANNA, and has served as Western Region Health Policy Advisor (2002-04) and chair of ANNA's Health Policy Committee since 2004. During that time, she implemented a plan to redefine the role of the Health Policy Committee (formerly the Legislative Committee). She has held the positions of secretary and president of her local chapter (Northern California Chapter). She has also been a member of the Hemodialysis Special Interest Group. Doss is an active member of the Northern California Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation.

Doss has been a member of ANNA for 20 years. She received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, KS, and her nursing diploma from Methodist Medical Center School of Nursing, St. Joseph, MO.

About ANNA
ANNA is a professional nursing association with over 12,000 members. ANNA will promote excellence by advancing nephrology nursing practice and positively influence outcomes for individuals with kidney disease. For more information about ANNA, visit the association's Web site, www.annanurse.org, or contact the National Office at East Holly Avenue, Box 56, Pitman, NJ 08071-0056; phone: 888-600-2662 or 856-256-2320; e-mail: anna@ajj.com.

About Satellite Healthcare
Satellite Healthcare, Inc. is one of the nation’s first and leading providers of dialysis services and kidney disease care. With its affiliated services – Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. This comprehensive offering allows Satellite Healthcare to advance the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can achieve a better life. For more information, visit www.satellitehealth.com

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