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2014 Texas Viral Hepatitis Summit

hepatitis@dshs.state.tx.us

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)

Austin, TX

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A forum for viral hepatitis stakeholders in Texas to meet and provide education on hepatitis prevention and treatment. Agenda is below:

2014 Texas Viral Hepatitis Summit Agenda

7:00 am - 8:00 am         Registration

8:00 am – 8:15 am        Introduction and Welcome

                                     Larry Cuellar/Felipe Rocha

8:15 am – 9:00 am        HCV Treatment Update

                                    Imtiaz Alam, MD, PA, Austin Hepatitis Center

9:00 am – 9:45 am        Routine HCV Testing in the Baby Boomer Population

                                    Dr. Barbara Turner, MD, MSED, MACP, UTHSCSA

                                    Pamela Green, R.N., Memorial Herman Hospital

10:00 am – 10:45 am   Panel – HCV Cascade and Available Resources

                                    Wayne Gosbee, St. Luke’s Liver Outreach

                                    Lucas Piper, Austin Travis County Health Department

10:45 am – 11:30 am Strategies for Preventing HCV among Persons who Inject Drugs

                                  John E. Zibbell, PhD  CDC 

11:30 am – 12:15 pm   Panel- Injecting Drug User Health

                                    Jen Jackson, DSHS

                                    Leah Graham, Wright House

                                    Justin McClenny, Austin Travis County MHMR Integral Care 

 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch – Provided

                                                 

Have questions about 2014 Texas Viral Hepatitis Summit? Contact hepatitis@dshs.state.tx.us

When & Where


Renaissance Austin Hotel
9721 Arboretum Blvd
Austin, TX 78759

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM (CDT)


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