Hepatitis C in the Correctional System

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October 30, 2018 
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On Tuesday, October 30th, Dr. Justin Chan of Correctional Health Services at NYC Health + Hospitals presented on: “Hepatitis C in the Correctional System”

About Dr. Chan:
Justin Chan is an Infectious Diseases physician serving as a Clinician Educator with Correctional Health Services (CHS) at New York City Health + Hospitals. He manages HIV, viral hepatitis, and other infectious diseases among persons incarcerated in the New York City jail system. He leads efforts to build capacity for hepatitis C treatment in the jails, and linkage to community care upon release. He teaches medical students and residents on their correctional health electives in the jail system. He also works on quality improvement initiatives and clinical outcomes research for the CHS hepatitis C service. Prior to joining CHS, he served as an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and was an attending physician in the Infectious Diseases Division at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He received his MD at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and his MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Chan’s research interests include hepatitis C clinical outcomes, health services, and barriers to care.

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Useful Links:
Microenvironment Eradication of Hepatitis C: A Novel Treatment Paradigm. Cuadrado A., et al. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Link
Prison Health is Public Health. Andrew Reynolds, Project Inform. Positively Aware Journal. Link