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ADVISORY BOARD

Jon Abramson, MD, Weston M. Kelsey Professor and Chair, Dept. of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University.

Jane Ellen Aronson, DO, Executive Director of International Pediatric Health Services, New York City.

Judith Billings, former member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, President of the Board of Directors of the Lifelong AIDS Alliance, Chairwoman of the State of Washington's Governor's Council on HIV/AIDS and a member of the National Association of People with AIDS Board of Directors.

Joan M. Block, RN, BSN, Co-Founder of the Hepatitis B Foundation and Outreach Manager.

Timothy M. Block, PhD, Director of the Jefferson Center for Biomedical Research, Professor of Biochemistry at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and Co-Founder and President of the Hepatitis B Foundation.

Kathy A. Bobula, PhD, Coordinator, Early Childhood Education, Clark College, Vancouver, Wash.

Lynda Brady, MD, pediatric hepatologist and Medical Director of Liver Transplantation Program and Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago Children’s Hospital.

Nancy R. Calles, BSN, RN, ACRN, HIV Education and Research Coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics.

Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Microbiology and Immunology at Creighton University and Adjunct Assistant Professor (Clinical) of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. She is also the Hospital Epidemiologist at Children’s Hospital in Omaha.

Hung Cheung, MD, MPH, Director of Medical Advisory Department for Concentra Health Services and State Medical Director of the State of Maryland.

Hari S. Conjeevaram, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Medical Center.

Rev. Angelo D’Agostino, SJ, MD, Founder and Medical Director, Nyumbani Hospice/Orphanage, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kathryn M. Edwards, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Disease, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Kristen A. Feemster, MD MPH MSHP, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pereleman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Attending Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, Physician-Scientist at the Vaccine Education Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Gary Freed, MD, MPH, Director of the Division of General Pediatrics at University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor.

Bruce G. Gellin, MD, MPH, Director of the National Vaccine Program Office in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Department of Health and Human Services.

Charles P. Gerba, PhD, Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Departments of Soil, Water and Environmental Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Arizona, Tucson.

Regino Gonzalez-Peralta, MD, Associate Professor, Section of Pediatric Hepatobiliary Diseases and Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Sharon Humiston, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y.

Rudolph Jackson, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Director International Health Programs Office, Morehouse School of Medicine.

Maureen M. Jonas, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Children’s Hospital Boston, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Maureen Kamischke, parent concerned about infectious disease prevention in children. She has a degree in biology and is interested in all aspects of hepatitis B and international adoption.

Samuel L. Katz, MD, Wilburt C. Davison Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics , Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.

Mark Kline, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, Head of Retrovirology, Director of Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative.

Steve Kohl, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Sciences University. Serves on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Advisory Board for Immunizations.

Mary Beth Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PNP-BC, CPNP, is a primary care provider and coordinator for child health at the Suffolk County Department of Health Service in New York, a clinical assistant professor and preceptor to graduate and undergraduate students at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and a former member of the National Vaccine Advisory Committee.

Brian Lauer, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist and Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Sciences University.

Anna Lok, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of Clinical Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan.

Ed Marcuse, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington and Director of Medical Services, Seattle Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

Heather McPhillips, MD, MPH, Acting Assistant Professor, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

Ann Melvin, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington’s Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

Jean Molleston, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director, Liver Transplant Program, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Karen Murray, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Hepatobiliary Program, Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

Sharon Nachman, MD, pediatric infectious disease and HIV/AIDS specialist, SUNY Stony Brook, N.Y.

Michael R. Narkewicz, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hewit-Andrews Chair in Pediatric Liver Disease and Medical Director of The Pediatric Liver Center, Children’s Hospital, Denver.

Paul Offit, MD, Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases and the Henle Professor of Immunologic and Infectious Diseases at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Andy Pavia, MD, George and Esther Gross Presidential Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and Primary Children's Hospital

Hugo Rosen, MD, hepatologist, Veterans Administration.

Philip Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Surgery, Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program, and Director, Pediatric Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco.

Daniel Salmon, PhD, MPH, Institute for Vaccine Safety, Disease Prevention and Control, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.

George Schwary, multi-media specialist, Vancouver, Wash.

Kathleen Schwarz, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Chief, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Md.

Heidi Schwarzwald, MD, Assistant Professor in Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics and Director, Texas Children’s Health Center for International Adoption.

Samuel So, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Director, Asian Liver Center, Director, Liver Cancer Program, Stanford University Medical Center.

Keith B. Van Zandt, MD, family physician, fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Hedy Weinberg, writer and co-author of Living with Hepatitis C, Living with Hepatitis B, and My Mom Has Hepatitis C.

Ardath Yamaga, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.


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