HCV Update 2013
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, January 03, 2013
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Fl Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
Paul Gaglio, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology &
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical Director, Adult Liver Transplantation
Montefiore Medical Center
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. Paul J. Gaglio, Sr. MD, FACP, AGAF is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Einstein and Medical Director of Adult Liver Transplantation at Montefiore Medical Center. His clinical research focuses on viral hepatitis, acute liver failure, Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and liver transplantation, particularly recurrent hepatitis C following transplantation. He is the author of multiple manuscripts, book chapters and abstracts on these topics and has participated in numerous research and clinical trials related to the therapy of Hepatitis B and C, liver transplantation, and treatment of liver failure.
Dr. Gaglio has lectured nationally and internationally on multiple aspects of liver disease including viral hepatitis and liver transplantation, and has received several teaching awards throughout his career. He is quite active in regional and national committees related to liver transplantation, serving in the past as Regional Review Board Chairman and at present as the Chairman of the Clinical Policy Committee for the New York Center for Liver Transplantation. He is an active member of multiple societies including the American Society of Transplantation and AASLD. As a recipient of a tissue transplantation in 2000, he has been a passionate advocate for organ and tissue donation, lecturing on his personal experience related to his receipt of this incredible gift.
Dr. Gaglio received his B.A. in Biology and Italian from Rutgers College and his M.D. from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed an Internship and Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and a Digestive Disease/Liver Transplantation Fellowship at New Jersey Medical School. From 1996 to 2001, he served as the medical co-director of the liver transplantation program at Tulane University Medical School. From 2001 to 2007 he was the medical director of adult liver transplantation and associate medical director of the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at Columbia University Medical Center. In December 2007, he joined the faculty at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to assist in establishing a new liver transplantation program at the Montefiore Medical Center, and was promoted to Professor of Clinical Medicine.
Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the natural history of HCV
- Recognize screening guidelines
- Understand HCV therapies which are available today
- Gain insight into future HCV therapies
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases (Department of Medicine)