Published Date: 07/10/2023
Expiration Date: 04/27/2026
This course will provide attendees with an understanding of the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among infants, children and adolescents. It will also cover HCV testing methods and diagnosis among infants, children and adolescents, and how to monitor and care for infants, children and adolescents with HCV.
Ravi Jhaveri, MD, FIDSA, FPIDS, FAAP is Division Head for Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago and Professor of Pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Prior to joining the faculty at Lurie/Northwestern, he spent time on the faculty at both Duke and UNC School of Medicine.
Dr. Jhaveri’s research spans many aspects of Hepatitis C virus, with a particular focus on the burden, clinical outcomes and treatment of HCV in infants, children and pregnant women. He currently serves on the AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidelines Panel as well as the AASLD Viral Hepatitis Elimination Task Force. Dr. Jhaveri is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and currently serves as Chair of the IDSA Standards and Practice Guidelines committee. He is a Fellow of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and served on the PIDS Board of Directors from 2015-2019.
He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS) and formerly served as one of the Co-Editors-in-Chief for the journal Clinical Therapeutics.