On Tuesday, January 23rd, Marguerite Beiser, ANP-BC of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program presented on: “HCV Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness”
About Ms. Beiser:
Maggie Beiser completed her training as an adult nurse practitioner at Columbia University School of Nursing in 2008 and has been an adult nurse practitioner at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program for the past ten years. She provides adult primary care in a federally-qualified health center, serving homeless and marginally-housed adults with a high burden of complex medical illness, comorbid mental health and substance use disorders. She provides specialty care to patients living with HIV infection and has been certified as an HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine since 2010. In 2014 she developed and implemented a primary care-based hepatitis C treatment program and currently administers that program as the Director of HCV Services. To date the BHCHP HCV program has treated over 400 individuals, and participates in HCV treatment advocacy, policy planning and research at local, state and national levels.