Date of event
Continuing Education Credits
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
AASLD COVID-19 Clinical Oversight Subcommittee
- Natasha Martin, PhD
University of California, San Diego
- Don C Des Jarlais, PhD
New York University
- David L. Thomas, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- John W. Ward, MD
Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination
- Nancy Reau, MD, FAASLD
Rush University Medical Center
- Andrew Reynolds
San Francisco AIDS Foundation
As COVID-19 has had a profound impact on the entire health care system, COVID-19 has also had a major impact on goal of global elimination of viral hepatitis.
This webinar will:
- Discuss the impact of SARs-CoV-2 on the viral care cascade
- Identify services disrupted by COVID19 that will impact the future of HCV elimination in the US
- Outline innovative alternatives to minimize the influence of COVID19 on viral hepatitis elimination
Dr. Don Des Jarlais is a leader in the fields of AIDS and injecting drug use, and has published extensively on these topics including articles in The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Science, and Nature.
He is active in international research, having collaborated on studies in many different countries. He serves as a consultant to various institutions, including the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the National Academy of Sciences, and the World Health Organization.
Dr. Des Jarlais’ research has received numerous awards, including a New York State Department of Health Commissioner’s award for promoting the health of persons who use drugs. He formerly served as a commissioner for the National Commission on AIDS; as a core group member of the UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Injecting Drug Use; and as a member of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr. Des Jarlais is also an adjunct faculty of psychiatry and preventive medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and guest investigator at Rockefeller University in New York.