Hepatitis B


  • To promote national and international collaboration to promote clinical care and research in the field of the hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • To improve awareness among health care professionals and the public regarding the prevention of HBV, screening high risk populations for HBV and management of chronic HBV based on AASLD Guidelines


  • Continue to develop and update educational programs for specialists at AASLD and other venues
  • To continue to develop new update previous teaching materials on HBV on the AASLD website
  • To promote activities to educate the general public about HBV through collaborative activities with other liver societies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and events, such as World Hepatitis Day
  • To develop educational programs for providers and health care workers from other societies and specialties on HBV engaged in fields other than hepatology

SIG Leadership

Harry L. A. Janssen,  MD, PHD, FAASLD

Robert G. Gish, MD, FAASLD

Robert G. Gish, MD, FAASLD

Staff Liaisons
Patricia Marshall
Akuender Dot
Linda Howard

Steering Committee Members
Carla S. Coffin, MD, MSC
Su H. Wang, MD, MPH
Joseph K. Lim, MD, FAASLD
Marc G. Ghany, MD, MHSc, FAASLD
Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH, FAASLD
Harry L. A. Janssen, MD, PhD, FAASLD
Michael Le, MS
Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
James P. Luyendyk, PhD
Lisa J. Townshend-Bulson, FNP, MSN