On Tuesday, February 20th, Dr. Jorge Mera of Cherokee Nation presented on: “The Cherokee Nation HCV Elimination Program: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward”
About Dr. Mera:
Dr. Jorge Mera is the director of infectious diseases for Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS), the largest tribally operated health care system in the United States. During the last years his efforts have been dedicated to organizing the Cherokee Nation HCV elimination program as well as the HIV/HCV Extended Care Health Outcomes (ECHO) project in the tribe. He is also the Director of the HIV clinic since 2012 and the Director of the only Native American AETC local performance site in Oklahoma since 2013. Dr. Mera completed his fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Infectious Diseases. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine of the Oklahoma State University Health Science Center and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.