Being a member of CENCAM means being part of one of a multidisciplinary group of experts working on CKDu. CENCAM’s expertise includes medicine and nephrology, epidemiology, occupational health, and public health. CENCAM is a consortium that seeks to increase international collaboration to conduct CKDu research in order to reduce the burden of CKDu.

Who can become a member of CENCAM?

Any researcher, clinician, clinician-researchers and public health advocate actively involved in knowledge generation relevant to CKDu.

Full member eligibility:

Any clinician or researchers who has shown a committed interest in the epidemic of CKDu for not less than two years either a) as documented by publications (local or international) related to CKDu, or b) involvement in work (clinical, research, public health, community leadership) related to CKDu in Central America or any other CKDu hotspot.

Each full member of CENCAM must play an active role in promoting the aims of CENCAM.

Member in training eligibility:

Any medical, public health, epidemiology, or occupational health student or trainee, along with a letter from a mentor confirming that your trainee status under his or her supervision. After completing the training, “members in training” can apply to becoming “full members”.  Medical residents and fellows along with postdocs are considered eligible to be “members in training”.

Membership Benefits

  • Inclusion in the CENCAM listserv, including the ability to both read and reply to messages.
  • Access to collaborations fostered by CENCAM with individuals and organizations internationally.
  • Eligibility to participate in CENCAM International Workshops.
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Application and approval process 

We are currently accepting applications for individuals interested in forming part of CENCAM. 

Those wishing to join should send their application and a copy of their CV (5 page maximum) to with a copy to Jennifer Crowe, CENCAM secretary, at 

Applications received will be reviewed for acceptance at the next Board Meeting. The members will be notified via email as to whether the application was successful or not. Those not accepted can re-apply when fulfilling the criteria.

For those accepted, there is currently no fee to become a CENCAM member.

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