Diversity Workshop: Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Liver Diseases
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.
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.