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Leah Smith, MSN, FNP-BC

Leah Smith, MSN, FNP-BC, CNN-NP

Charlotte
2711 Randolph Rd, Bldg 400
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-348-2992 (phone)
704-334-3061 (fax)

Education:
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Degree:
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing

Licensure:
RN
FNP
Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of North Carolina

Certifications:
Board Certified FNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Certified Nephrology Nurse Practitioner by the Nephrology Nursing Certification Commission

Other Appointments Held:
Director of Advanced Practitioners at Metrolina Nephrology Associates. Creator & Chair of MNA PEAK Program. MNA Lead Operations for the Charlotte ESCO.   NKF Council of Advanced Practitioners Executive Committee Member.  Renal Physician Associations Clinical Practice Committee Member. American Nephrology Nurses Association: Member of National Conferences Planning Committee & Local Greater Charlotte Chapter Officer.  Technical Expert Panel for the Coalition for Supportive Care of Kidney Patients.  Speaker at multiple local/regional/national conferences.  Past Board Member & Patient Services/Program Committee of National Kidney Foundation of NC.  Past service on the planning committees for the ANNA Statewide Symposium, NCNA NP Symposium and the RPA National AP Conference.

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Renal Disease, Hemodialysis, Hypertension, Clinical Research and Education of Patients and Medical Staff