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Patient Perspectives

Tuesday May 02, 2023 - 11:00 to 12:30

Room: Grand Georgian

10.1 Back to Basics: Integrating Patient, Family, and Donor Partners in Basic Science Research

Manuel Escoto, Canada

Patient, Family, Donor Partnerships & Education Manager
The Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program
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Manuel Escoto completed his Master of Public Health from the University of Alberta and has received training in patient-oriented research through the University of Calgary’s Patient and Community Engagement Research Program.
He is a kidney transplant recipient and has been a patient partner in various initiatives. Manuel continues to be active with the Can-Solve CKD Network and is co-chair of a community advisory group focused on mental health and dialysis.
Before joining CDTRP, Manuel was the Community Development and Communications Manager with The Kidney Foundation. In this role, he connected with & supported patients and families impacted by kidney health, organ donation, and transplantation.

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