On Tuesday, September 5th Dr. Norah Terrault of the University of California San Francisco presented on: “HCV Among Women of Childbearing Age”
1. Explain the epidemiology of the hepatitis C virus (HCV)
2. Discuss HCV screening among women of childbearing age
3. Describe HCV care during pregnancy
Dr. Norah Terrault is the Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Center at the University of California San Francisco. She is recognized nationally and internationally for her work related to viral hepatitis, especially in the setting of liver transplantation. She has authored more than 250 original articles, reviews and book chapters on viral hepatitis, including the recent AASLD Hepatitis B Treatment Guidelines. She has served as associate editor for Hepatology and is current Associate Editor for Hepatology Communications. She is an investigator on several NIH-funded clinical studies in hepatitis B and C, as well as NASH and is an investigator on several ongoing clinical trials of novel therapies for patients with chronic liver diseases.