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Project Title: A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C

PIN: IOM-BPH-15-07         

Major Unit:
Institute of Medicine

Sub Unit:
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

RSO:
Buckley, Gillian

Subject/Focus Area:
Health and Medicine


A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C-Meeting 2
December 16, 2015 - December 17, 2015
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Hope Hare
Email: hhare@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-3435
Fax:


Agenda:

COMMITTEE ON A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF HEPATITIS B AND C
The Keck Center, 500 Fifth Street NW
DECEMBER 15, 2015
ROOM 105


SESSION 1- OPEN
THE SCIENTIFIC AND CLINICAL FEASIBILITY OF ELIMINATING HCV

8:45-9:00: Welcome and introductions
Brian Strom, Committee Chair

9:00-9:30: The Epidemiology and Natural History of Hepatitis C Virus
David Thomas, Professor of Medicine and Director of Infectious Diseases,The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

9:30-10:00: Screening and Clinical Management of Hepatitis C
Marc Ghany, Staff Clinician, Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK, NIH

10:00-10:30: Treatment of Hepatitis C
Jay Hoofnagle, Director, Liver Disease Branch, NIDDK, NIH

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-11:15: Eliminating HCV: Models of Reducing the Burden
Arthur Kim, Director Viral Hepatitis Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

11:15-12:30: Panel Discussion on the Scientific and Clinical Feasibility of Eliminating HCV
Stuart Ray, Moderator
David Thomas, Professor of Medicine and Director of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Marc Ghany, Staff Clinician, Liver Diseases Branch, NIDDK
Jay Hoofnagle, Deputy Director, Liver Disease Branch, NIDDK
Arthur Kim, Director Viral Hepatitis Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital

12:30-1:30: Lunch

SESSION 2- OPEN
THE LOGISTICAL AND SOCIAL FEASIBILITY OF ELIMINATING HCV

1:30-2:00 Price and Access to Hepatitis C Drugs
Camille Graham, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2:00-2:30: The National Infrastructure for Hepatitis C: Is There Anyone Home?
Dan O'Connell, Director, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

2:30-2:45: Break

2:45-3:15: The Feasibility of Eliminating Hepatitis C among Injection Drug Users
Brian Edlin, Senior Principal Investigator, Institute for Infectious Disease Research National Development and Research Institutes

3:15-3:45:The Logistics of Reaching the Hepatitis C Patient in Corrections
Lara Strick, Infectious Disease Specialist, Washington State Department of Corrections (by video)

3:45-5:00: Panel Discussion on the Logistical and Social Feasibility of Eliminating HCV.
Paul Kuehnert, Moderator
Camille Graham, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Brian Edlin, Senior Principal Investigator, Institute for Infectious Disease Research National, Development and Research Institutes
Dan O’Connell, Director, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Brian Strom
Jon Andrus
Daniel Church
Alison Evans
Paul Kuehnert
Vincent Lo Re
Kathleen Maurer
Randall Mayer
Stuart Ray
Arthur Reingold
Samuel So
Neeraj Sood
Grace Wang
Lucy Wilson.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Phase I, Report outline, writing assignments.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Briefing book, articles.

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 17, 2015