On Tuesday, September 3rd 2019, Dr. Karen Murray of Cleveland Clinic presented on:
“Hepatitis C in Children and Adolescents”
1. Explain the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among children and adolescents.
2. Discuss testing and diagnosis of HCV among children and adolescents.
3. Describe how to monitor and care for children and adolescents with HCV.
Karen F. Murray, MD, is the Chair, Pediatric Institute, Physician-in-Chief of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, and President, Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, at Cleveland Clinic Children’s. Formerly she was Professor and Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital. She received her MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and did a pediatrics residency and a chief resident year at Seattle Children’s. She completed a clinical and research fellowship in gastroenterology in the combined program at Children’s Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Murray is certified in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology, and chaired the Gastroenterology Sub-board of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP); now on the New Subspecialties Committee of the ABP.