Berg Family Foundation Seminar Room, Level 6, Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW Sydney
A catered lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Thursday 1st June.
Brian J. McMahon MD
Clinical Hepatologist and the Scientific Program and Clinical Director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska
About your speaker
Brian McMahon directs a patient care program for over 1200 Alaska Natives with chronic hepatitis B and 2400 with chronic hepatitis C. He conducts research on long-term protection studies on hepatitis A and B vaccines as well as on the outcome and management of chronic hepatitis B and C and autoimmune liver diseases.
He is the co-author of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) US Practice Guideline on Chronic Hepatitis B with 4 updates from 2001 to 2009 and on the methodology committee for the 2016 AASLD Guidelines. He also was co-chair of the WHO hepatitis B Guidelines Committee in 2015.
He was a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee that published recommendations for Hepatitis and Liver Cancer in 2010. He has more than 130 peer-reviewed original scientific articles and 60 book chapters/review articles/editorials. Alan is also a guest researcher at the Arctic Investigations Program of the Centers for Disease Control in Anchorage. He is a fellow in the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and a Master in the American College of Physicians.