New Jersey Viral Hepatitis Elimination Summit

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Join us for this exciting conference to launch a NJ Statewide Hepatitis Elimination Strategy!

Hepatitis Forum


Judith M. Persichilli, R.N., B.S.N., M.A.

Acting Commissioner of New Jersey Department of Health

Carol Jimenez, JD

Deputy Director Strategic Initiatives, Office of HIV/AIDS & Infectious Disease Policy, US Department of Health and Human Services

Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH

Director of the Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Lauren Canary, MPH

Director, National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable

Frank A. Ghinassi, PhD, ABPP

President and Chief Executive Officer, Rutgers Health University Behavioral Health Care

Governor James McGreevey

Chairman, New Jersey Reentry Corporation

Tina Tan, MD, MPH

Assistant Commissioner/State Epidemiologist, NJ Department of Health

Navin Tij, MD, MSPH

Physician Scientist and Patient Advocate

Senator Joseph F. Vitale

New Jersey State Senate, Chair of the Committee on Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens

Su Wang, MD, MPH

Medical Director Center for Asian Health, Saint Barnabas Medical Center and President-Elect, World Hepatitis Alliance

Clinical Pre-Session & Breakfast | 8 – 9 am


>Landscape of national and international policies to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030

>The state of Hepatitis B & C in New Jersey and confronting the growing epidemic

>The syndemic of the opioid crisis and infectious diseases

>Eliminating health disparities in high risk groups

>Strategies and novel approaches to hepatitis screening, prevention, treatment and cure

New Jersey Hepatitis Elimination Think Tank

The afternoon will include Think Tank sessions to create a strategic plan for New Jersey and mobilize community, public health, health care systems, and policy makers. Pre-register now to ensure your choices of stakeholder topics. (Limited seats at each table.)

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Saint Barnabas Medical Center

94 Old Short Hills Rd.

Islami Auditorium

Livingston, NJ 07039

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