Poppy AJ Sorrels, RN, CNN, CLNC
Poppy continued her professional activities in the nephrology arena for the next many years, becoming a Certified Nephrology Nurse (CNN) in 1999. She consulted with manufacturers and legislators in promoting the use of CAPD in under-served areas and traveled extensively, educating the international nephrology community and promoting the utilization of CAPD She helped open several dialysis facilities for independent nephrologists as well as Large Dialysis Organizations (LDO) throughout the state of Texas. Poppy later launched her own business as a nephrology nurse consultant in 2003 and became a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC) in 2007. Her business focused on consulting with the state licensing agency to assist and monitor dialysis facilities that had been found deficient in the standards and regulations for care of dialysis patients. She also consulted with medical case management departments of various insurance companies. Poppy looks forward to utilizing her gifts to assist in the important medical arena of nephrology and dialysis in Kenya, as part of her personal mission to “provide healing and wellness in the suffering and needy through advocacy, compassion, education, service and support”.