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Program

*Subject to Change

Times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Monday, May 3, 2021

  • 10:30 17:30

    North American Viral Hepatitis Elimination Summit

  • 10:30 11:00

    VISIT THE VIRTUAL Exhibition

  • 11:00 12:15

    Plenary Panel on Elimination

    How Disparities Affect the Viral Hepatitis Elimination Agenda
    Moderator: John Ward

    11:00 - 11:20 | Achieving Health Equity Through Hepatitis Elimination:  Overcoming Ethnic / Racial Disparities | Julius Wilder

    11:20 - 11:40 | Disparities Highlighted by the Opioid Epidemic

    11:40 - 12:00 | COVID and Other Syndemics – How Disparities have been Exacerbated | Judith Feinberg

    12:00 - 12:15 | Panel Discussion/Q&A

  • 12:15 13:00

    Oral Presentations

    Panel 1

  • 12:15 12:25

    Welcome from CAHN President

    Donna Zukowski

  • 12:25 13:00

    CAHN Session

    PSC/PBC
    Moderator: Sarah De Coutere


    A Case Based Approach to PBC and PSC | Magnus McLeod

  • 13:00 13:30

    Break | Virtual Exhibit Booths Visit

  • 13:30 14:20

    CAHN Session

    Fatty Liver
    Moderator: Sarah De Coutere

    Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management of NALFD and MAFLD
    | Giada Sebastiani

  • 13:30 14:10

    Concurrent Sessions

    Structural Racism – Impact on Burden and Equity to Care
    Moderator: Alexandra King

    13:30 - 13:45 | Structural Racism Affecting Viral Hepatitis Care: The US | Ani Kardashian

    13:45 - 14:00 | Structural Racism Affecting Viral Hepatitis Care: Indigenous Challenges

    14:00 - 14:10 | Panel Discussion

    Elimination of Viral Hepatitis in Children
    Moderator: Mia Biondi

    13:30 - 13:45 | HBV Birth-Dose Vaccination | Carla Coffin

    13:45 - 14:00 | Case for Screening and Treatment for HCV in Pregnancy
    | Catherine Chappell

    14:00 - 14:10 | Panel Discussion

  • 14:10 14:50

    Concurrent Sessions

    Challenges Facing Newcomers / Immigrants / Migrants / Refugees – HBV (& HCV)
    Moderator: Melisa Dickie

    14:10 - 14:25 | Challenges Facing Newcomers / Immigrants / Migrants / Refugees: The Problem | Christina Greenaway

    14:25 - 14:40 | Overcoming Viral Hepatitis Challenges Facing Newcomers / Migrants / Refugees of Asian Ancestry: 2006-Present | Moon Chen

    14:40 - 14:50 | Panel Discussion

    Seizing Opportunities: Prevention of Late Diagnosis
    Moderator: Anna Lok

    14:10 - 14:25 | Strategies to Minimize the Consequences of Late Diagnosis: HBV | Mindie Nguyen

    14:25 - 14:40 | Strategies to Minimize the Consequences of Late Diagnosis: HCV | Jordan Feld

    14:40 - 14:50 | Panel Discussion

  • 14:20 15:15

    CAHN Session

    Nursing Strategies to Reach the 2030 Elimination Goal
    Moderator: Dennaye Fuchs


    14:20 - 14:45 | Finding Opportunities Amid a Global Pandemic: Cool Aid Community Health Centre's Nurse-led HCV Micro-elimination Program | Karen Lundgren

    14:45 - 15:15 | Working Towards Elimination by Understanding Province to Province Variability in the HCV Cascade of Care | Mia Biondi

  • 14:50 15:30

    Lived Experience Panel

  • 15:30 16:10

    Concurrent Sessions

    Viral Hepatitis & PWID: Gateway to better care – HCV
    This session was co-developed with AbbVie and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
    Moderator: Jason Grebely

    15:30 - 15:45 | HCV as a Gateway to Better Care for PWID | Chris Fraser

    15:45 - 16:00 | Learnings from HERO Study: How to go from pilot to standard of care? | Alain Litwin

    16:00 - 16:10 | Discussion

    Progress Toward an HCV Vaccine
    Moderator: Michael Houghton

    15:30 - 16:10 | The First HCV Vaccine Trial: What did we learn? | Andrea Cox

    15:45 - 16:00 | Without Chimps, Do We Need CHIM (Controlled Human Infection Models)? | Jake Liang

    16:00 - 16:10 | Discussion

  • 16:15 17:00

    Poster Tours

    Poster Tour 1

    Poster Tour 2

  • 16:15 16:45

    CAHN Session

    The Great Nursing Debate
    Moderator: Sarah De Coutere


    16:15 - 16:30 | Title TBD | Jac Atkinson

    16:30 - 16:45 | Title TBD | Carmen Cabral

  • 17:00 17:30

    VISIT THE VIRTUAL Exhibition