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  • To promote national and international collaboration to promote clinical care and research in the field of the hepatitis B virus (HBV)
  • To improve awareness among health care professionals and the public regarding the prevention of HBV, screening high risk populations for HBV and management of chronic HBV based on AASLD Guidelines


  • Continue to develop and update educational programs for specialists at AASLD and other venues
  • To continue to develop new update previous teaching materials on HBV on the AASLD website
  • To promote activities to educate the general public about HBV through collaborative activities with other liver societies, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and events, such as World Hepatitis Day
  • To develop educational programs for providers and health care workers from other societies and specialties on HBV engaged in fields other than hepatology

SIG Leadership

  • Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH, FAASLD
  • Timothy M. Block, PhD
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
  • Maria Buti, MD, FAASLD
    Steering Committee
  • Marc G. Ghany, MD, FAASLD
  • Robert G. Gish, MD, FAASLD
    Steering Committee
  • Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS, AGAF, FAASLD
    Steering Committee
  • James S. Park, MD
    Steering Committee
  • Bette Anne Preston
    Staff Liaison