Medical review board

Quality Insights Renal Network 5's 19-member Medical Review Board (MRB) is charged with overseeing the Network 5 quality program. Board activities include the following:

  • Identifying Network-wide and dialysis facility-specific opportunities for improvement through routine monitoring of data profiles and pattern analysis
  • Designing and implementing activities to address areas needing improvement and/or further examination
  • Making recommendations to and assisting dialysis facilities in correcting identified problems and improving care
  • Identifying "high-performing" dialysis facilities, recognizing their success through an annual awards program, and working with them to identify benchmark practices to share with other facilities

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Medical Review Board, please contact Lori Finch at (804) 320-0004 ext. 2710 or



Stephen Seliger, MD, Chair
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland 

Marc Brazie, MD
Alexandria, Virginia
Jessica Coleman, RN
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Anand Desai, MD
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Kourosh Dibadj, MD
Fairfax, Virginia

William DiFilippo, MD
West Virginia University, School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia

Jane Forehand, MS, RD
Fresenius Medical Care
Norfolk & Virginia Beach, Virginia

Patrick Gee
North Chesterfield, Virginia

Jackie Hires, LCSW
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Miata Koroma, BSN, RN, MBA
DaVita - Silver Spring
Silver Spring, Maryland

Sarah Levine, RD, LDN
FMC - Rockville
Rockville, Maryland

Susie Lew, MD
Washington, DC

Michael Lilly, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Lisa Matthias, RN
Virginia Transplant Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital
Richmond, Virginia

Jeffrey Perlmutter, MD
Nephrology Associates of Montgomery County
Rockville, MD

Tariq Shafi, MD, MHS, FACP, FASN, FNKF
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Kathy Trombly, LCSW
CDC Woodbridge
Woodbridge, Virginia 

Heather Weirich, BSN, RN, CNN
Independent Dialysis Foundation
Baltimore, Maryland

Andrew Williams
Takoma Park, Maryland