On Tuesday, October 29th 2019 Dr. Benjamin Eckhardt of NYU School of Medicine and NYC Health + Hospitals. Dr. Eckhardt presented on:
“Treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection”
Benjamin Eckhardt received his MD degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Internal Medicine training at NYU within the Primary Care Program. After completing residency, he worked in Rwanda for Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima with a clinical appointment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He returned to New York to complete his fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medical College while concurrently receiving a MS in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research. He joined the faculty at NYU/Bellevue in 2016 with a clinical focus in HIV and hepatitis management.
Dr. Eckhardt’s research interest focuses on evaluating models of care to facilitate access, engagement, and retention of active injection drug users in HCV treatment and care.