Diversity Workshop: Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Liver Diseases

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Recorded On: 11/12/2018

This session will describe the biological and social determinants of health that contribute to ethnic and racial disparities in health and health care; identify the racial and ethnic disparities that have been documented in patients with primary HCC and liver transplantation; and list strategies to prevent viral hepatitis, reduce deaths and decrease health disparities due to HBV and HCV in the U.S.

Stephen Thomas

Fasiha Kanwal

Kimberly A. Forde

Andrew J. Muir

Dr. Andrew Muir is a gastroenterologist whose research activities are focused on developing innovative treatments for a variety of liver diseases. Through his work at the Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dr. Muir has participated in the development programs of many of the direct acting antiviral agents that have revolutionized hepatitis C care. He assumed the leadership of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research program at DCRI in 2010 and has expanded the research portfolio to include other liver disorders and gastroenterology outcomes. His particular interests include viral hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, and liver transplantation. He also has a longstanding interest in healthcare disparities.

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Finding Solutions to Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare
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Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Hepatocelllular Carcinoma Incidence, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Liver Transplantation
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Open to view video. Presenter: Kimberly A. Forde
Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2017–2020: Reducing Health Disparities
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Open to view video. Presenter: Andrew Joseph Muir
Panel Discussion
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Closing Remarks
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