Viral Hepatitis, Types A, B and C
The next Line One program features a discussion of three common forms of infectious hepatitis: hepatitis A, B and C. The focus will be on transmission, risk factors, natural history, and treatment options of these similarly named but very different illnesses.
HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard
- Dr. Brian McMahon is Research and Medical Director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at Alaska Native and Tribal Health Consortium and conducts research on hepatitis A, B and C and other liver diseases in Alaska Natives.
- Ginger Provo, RN, nurse epidemiologist, Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator, State of Alaska, Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Epidemiology.
- Alaska Living With Hepatitis C Support Group, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
- National Institute of Health website on hepatitis: links to hepatitis A, B and C
- CDC: great resource list on viral hepatitis
- World Hepatitis Alliance
- State of Alaska website on viral hepatitis
- Short video on hepatitis A, B and C
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, May 12, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. AKDT
DR. WOODARD’S FAVORITE HEALTH AND SCIENCE LINKS:
- Cleveland Clinic
- Mayo Clinic
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
- American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
- Science Based Medicine
- Super Smart Health
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