Angelica Dizon & Carla J. Moschella
ANGELICA F. DIZON, MD, BSN, MBA-HCM, RN
Angelica F. Dizon is a doctor of medicine and a registered nurse, with two decades of experience in clinical practice and academic teaching, predominantly in the hospital setting. Angelica has been well recognized for her past work in medical surgical roles, and has also gained experiences working in home health care and skilled nursing. More recently, she's serving as the director of clinical services in one of the leading home healthcare agencies in Maryland.
Her diverse experiences have provided her with a unique perspective on the importance of having an in-depth understanding of pathophysiology to facilitate the highest level of disease management and patient care. Angelica excels at putting complex topics into "plain English". This skill, combined with her vast medical and nursing experiences, ensure a highly informative and enjoyable day — for an interdisciplinary audience.
Financial: Angelica F. Dizon is a faculty member for Radians College. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Angelica F. Dizon has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
CARLA J. MOSCHELLA, MS, PA-C, RDN
Carla J. Moschella is a physician assistant and registered dietitian with over 25 years of clinical experience in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and internal medicine. She received her Master of Science degree in Medical Dietetics from Framingham State College in Massachusetts and her Physician Associate Certificate from Yale University School of Medicine. She was employed for several years as a physician assistant in nephrology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. In that capacity, she managed patients with all stages of chronic kidney disease, including those who were undergoing evaluation for a kidney transplant and those who already had received one.
Carla has lectured at many national and state conferences on kidney disease, including at the National Kidney Foundation's annual meetings, at the physician assistant's national conference in New Orleans, and at several physician assistant state associations, including Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. She is the author of the chapter on nephrology in Lange Q&A Physician Assistant Examination, published by McGraw-Hill, the PA text for preparation for the national certifying and recertifying exams. She authored an article on the National Kidney Foundation's practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and she co-authored an article entitled, "Interaction between cyclosporin A and Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort) following organ transplantation" in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Carla is a member of Pi Alpha, the national honor society for physician assistants, and Alpha Eta, the national honor society for allied health professionals.
Financial: Carla Moschella an employment relationship with Logistics Health Inc. She receives speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Carla Moschella has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.