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Viral Hepatitis in the U.S. – The Road to Elimination

Monday, November 16
 
1:00 pm
 - 
2:00 pm

About the Session

Moderators:

  • Michael Ninburg (Member, AASLD Patient Advisory Group)
  • Su Wang, MD, MPH (Member, AASLD Patient Advisory Group)

Presenter:

  • Carol Jimenez, JD (Deputy Director for Strategic Initiatives – Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Panelists:

  • Jessica Deerin, MPH (Epidemiologist – Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
  • Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH (Chief Medical Officer – Office of Infectious Disease and HIV AIDS Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
  • Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH (Director, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Session Description:

The soon-to-be released Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States lays out a Roadmap to Hepatitis Elimination for the nation. This strategic plan, grounded in the latest science, guides stakeholders from all sectors in collaborative efforts focused on key strategies to achieve national viral hepatitis elimination goals. Leadership from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) will present exciting updates from the new strategic plan, highlighting areas of impact and opportunities for TLMdX attendees and discussing how it will be implemented.

This session will be held on Zoom. To access the Zoom link, please visit the “Patients and Patient Advocates” booth within the AASLD Resource Center, and refer to the TLMdX programming PDF document. This session is open to all registered TLMdX attendees.

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