DaVita Kidney Care has named Francesca Tentori, MD, MCSI as medical director of outcomes research and member of the office of the chief medical officer on DaVita’s physician leadership team.

Tentori graduated from the University of Milan and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. She spent ten years as a research scientist at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health, where she worked on the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study and led the development of patient centered research area.

Prior to her time at Arbor Research Collaborative, she acted as assistant medical director for quality management at Dialysis Clinic Inc.

Tentori was a member of the American Society of Nephrology’s comparative effectiveness task force, as well as the American Association of Kidney Patients’ medical advisory board. She i is currently an Adjunct Instructor in medicine at Vanderbilt University.

“Through my work, I aim to produce assessments of the patient experience and quality of life that serve as key components of the delivery of quality of care,” she said.