At the completion of this educational session, participants should be able to:
- Understand how to diagnose and treat HBV coinfection in HIV-positive patients.
- Know the causes of HBV reactivation in HIV coinfected patients.
- Monitor and manage end-stage liver disease in HBV- and HIV-infected patients.
Marion Peters is a hepatologist who is particularly interested in viral hepatitis. She has performed many studies of HBV infection, most recently the knowledge and screening among family members of Hepatitis B infected Asians in San Francisco. She leads the ACTG Hepatitis Tranformative Science Group and the Women’s Interagency HIV study (WIHS) Hepatitis Working Group. She is studying new serum markers to evaluate liver fibrosis in WIHS. She is particularly interested in studying outcomes in Hepatitis B and new HCV drugs for patients with HCV, with and without HIV.
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