W79. Fatty Liver Disease: A Large Problem for the ID Doctor
Session: Premeeting Workshop: Hepatitis C Workshop
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 10:00 AM
Room: S 156
Phyllis Tien, MD, UCSF/San Francisco VAMC, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Tien is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She completed her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, medical residency and fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University and a second fellowship in AIDS Prevention Studies at UCSF. Since joining the faculty at UCSF, she has been engaged in research examining the contribution of HIV, HCV and associated perturbations in metabolic and inflammation parameters to organ injury including fatty liver disease. She is a Principal Investigator of the Northern California site of the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS), which is the largest and longest running prospective cohort of the progression of HIV infection in women in the US. She serves as the Chair of the WIHS Executive Committee and is a member of the Department of Health and Human Services Antiretroviral Guidelines Pane.


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