153. Hepatitis Viruses
Session: Symposium: Infectious Issues in the Pre-Transplant Patient
Friday, October 21, 2011: 11:15 AM
Room: 104ABC

John Scott, MD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

John Scott, MD, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) at the University of Washington and Assistant Director of the Hepatitis and Liver Clinic at Harborview Medical Center. He graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Human Biology, attended Georgetown University School of Medicine cum laude, completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Hospitals, and then obtained sub-specialty training in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. He has an active research in viral hepatitis, which is supported by several federal, foundation and pharmaceutical grants. He has published in JAMA, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Annals of Internal Medicine, Nature Medicine and the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. In 2009, he launched Project ECHO in Washington State. This innovative telehealth program helps clinicians serving in rural and underserved areas with the evaluation and treatment of hepatitis C.

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