Welcome to the Parents Chapter!

About us

Outstanding Patient Support 2016The PKD Parents Chapter, led by volunteers Michele Karl and Kim Zlatin, has served more than 500 families since 2000.  The PKD Parents Chapter offers support, compassion and guidance and can help connect families with experts and other local PKD families.

Contact us:
Email us at pkdparents@pkdcure.org
Contact our volunteers by phone. To reach Michele Karl, ARPKD parent, dial 914.522.6193. To reach Kim Zlatin, ADPKD parent, dial 347-423-0780.

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Chapter updates

Posted 08/08/2017

Winner of the 2016 Outstanding Patient Support Award

PKD Parents Chapter works tirelessly to support families across the U.S. and around the world. Parents can count on our volunteers to offer support and guidance as their young children receive a PKD diagnosis or are struggling to find answers […]

Posted 06/08/2016

PKD Parents memorial quilt

The PKD Parents Chapter started an initiative in 2014 to recognize and honor the memory of all children lost to PKD by creating a memorial quilt.

Chapter members