Save the Date
CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:
“The 25th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Hepatitis C Virus:
Looking Back to Look Forward”
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., EDT
Global Communications Center (Building 19)
Alexander D. Langmuir Auditorium
John W. Ward, MD
Director, Division of Viral Hepatitis
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, CDC
“The Epidemiology of Hepatitis C: How Did We Get Here?”
David Thomas, MD, MPH
Stanhope Bayne Jones Professor of Medicine
Chief of Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
“Hepatitis C: The Curative Era”
Phillip O. Coffin, MD, MIA
Director of Substance Use Research
San Francisco Department of Public Health
University of California San Francisco
“Steps toward Ending Hepatitis C in the U.S.”
John Iskander, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Phoebe Thorpe, MD, MPH, Deputy Scientific Director, Public Health Grand Rounds
Susan Laird, MSN, RN, Communications Manager, Public Health Grand Rounds
For CDC staff unable to attend the event:
The session will be available on IPTV and Envision. To join by Envision, reserve a conference room and make the Envision request or use your local room scheduling process to schedule Envision.
For non-CDC staff or those outside the CDC firewall:
A live external webcast will be available. Presentations are archived and posted 48 hours after each session. Due to security measures at CDC’s Roybal campus, non-CDC staff who wish to attend these sessions in person must have prior clearance and a U.S. state-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, U.S. passport).
Names of non-CDC staff (both domestic and international) should be submitted to the Grand Rounds Team. Please note that all information for international visitors must be submitted at least 10 days in advance.
For questions about this Grand Rounds topic: Feel free to e-mail your questions before or during the session.