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2012 Texas Viral Hepatitis Summit


October 27 & 28, 2012
Hyatt Regency
208 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas

Agenda for Saturday

Agenda for Saturday, October 27

Afternoon Workshops, Forums and Planning Session

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Registration
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Community Forums and Workshops
A. Starting a hepatitis C support group (workshop)
B. Creating a hepatitis B and/or community coalition (discussion forum)
C. Strategies for accessing clean syringes (discussion forum)
D. Injecting drug user health (workshop)
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm BREAK
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Putting it all together
“What do we need from each other?”

- How do we bring people together to create a statewide and local strategic plan?
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm What are the next steps?/Conclusion
Agenda for Sunday

Agenda for Sunday, October 28

Morning Plenary Sessions

8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 am - 9:15 am Update on Hepatitis C Treatment
Dr. William Lee
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Presentation (PDF : 6,254 kb)
9:15 am – 10:00 am Community Coalitions and Other Strategies for Addressing Hepatitis B in Asian Americans
Kim Nguyen
Program Manager
Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations AAPCHO
Presentation (PDF : 806 kb)
10:00 am – 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 am – 11:00 am Strategies for Implementing New CDC Guidelines for HCV Testing in Baby Boomers
Dr. Dawn Sears
Chief, Hepatology Section
Scott & White Division of Gastroenterology
Wayne Gosbee
Presentation (PDF : 747 kb)
11:00 am - 11:45 am Community Mobilization: One person’ story
Alan Franciscus
HCV Advocate
Presentation (PDF : 799 kb)
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch

Last updated November 05, 2012