Medications for OUD and Hepatitis C (Webinar)
Join the Northwest ATTC and the Area Health Education Center for Western Washington (AHECWW) for a new webinar this June:
Medications for Opioid Use Disorders and Hepatitis C: Access and Adherence Among People Who Inject Drugs
Judith Tsui, MD, MPH, University of Washington School of Medicine
June 26, 2019, 12-1pm (PT), 11-12pm (AKT)
Hepatitis C virus is on the rise in rural communities of the U.S. This presentation will describe the syndemic of opioid use disorder (OUD) and hepatitis C (HCV). Dr. Tsui will present evidence showing the current gaps in treatment for OUD and HCV among persons who inject drugs. Based on analysis of current treatment methods and real-world patient living conditions, her presentation will also describe research on innovative models of care to improve treatment access and outcomes for persons with OUD and HCV.
Presenter Judith Tsui, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.