Treatment of HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

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Date presented
October 29, 2019 
CE Credit

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”

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the epidemiology of HCV and HIV/HCV co-infection.
  2. Discuss the treatment considerations for co-infected population.
  3. Understand drug drug interactions that are unique to the HIV/HCV co-infected population

Presenter Bio:

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.

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