Hepatitis B: Epidemiology, Screening and Prevention

Module number
Date presented
January 28, 2020 
CE Credit

On Tuesday, January 28th Dr. David Wolf of Westchester Medical Center presented on:

Hepatitis B: Epidemiology, Screening and Prevention

Lecture Objectives:

  1. Describe the epidemiology and natural history of hepatitis B (HBV) infection.
  2. Identify patients at risk for HBV infection.
  3. Discuss HBV screening tests and interpretation of results.
  4. Describe methods to prevent HBV transmission.

Presenter Bio:

Dr. Wolf received his undergraduate degree from Yale University and his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology-Hepatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Wolf is a board certified Internist, Gastroenterologist, and Transplant Hepatologist. He has published more than one hundred papers and abstracts on topics including autoimmune hepatitis, portal hypertension, liver cancer and the economics of liver transplant.