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Hepatitis C Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment: Road Ready Workshop

November 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Learning Objectives:

-increase knowledge and skills of participants to screen and diagnose Hepatitis C

-increase knowledge and skills of participants to assess and treat Hepatitis C

-review the available approved HCV treatment options & assess for patients with chronic Hepatitis C

-case studies to demonstrate applied learnings.

Speaker:

After completing her Medical degree at the University of Western Ontario, Dr Supriya Joshi completed residency in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at The University of Toronto. Following completion of her GI fellowship she accepted a CIHR sponsored fellowship in Hepatology at The University of Toronto with Dr. Jenny Heathcote. After working at Toronto Western Hospital as a clinical Hepatologist for a few years she has been working solely at The Credit Valley Hospital, Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario since 2004 as a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist.   She has a special interest in autoimmune liver disease, viral hepatitis and fatty liver disease.  She enjoys speaking and educating others on these topics, especially regarding the incoming volume of fatty liver disease and its management.  She is an active member of Canadian Clinicians for Therapeutic Nutrition (CCTN) which is a group aiming to educate Canadians on whole food nutrition as therapy for the epidemic of nutrition induced chronic disease. She has been writing and educating about the negative impact of sugar and poor diet on metabolic health.  Outside of medicine she is a mom to 3 young kids and enjoys travel, hot yoga and a good HIIT class.

Free – $40

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