In March 2024, Dr. Benjamin Adler will serve as the course director for a Rhode Island Hepatitis C ECHO series. Dr. Adler created a curriculum that discusses new treatments and ongoing challenges with Hepatitis C.

The participants are Family Care practitioners, Nursing Staff, Residents, Pharmacists, and Pharmacy students.

Curriculum Outline:

Topic Presenter
Session 1: HCV Screening and first
steps of a positive result
Benjamin Adler, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
The Warren Albert Medical School of Brown University
Session 2: Comorbid substance use
Director of HIV & Viral Hepatitis Services at CODAC Behavioral Health
Director of RI Defeats HEP C
Research Professor, The University of Rhode Island
Session 3: Basics of cirrhosis
assessment and management
Mariam Fayek, MD
Gastroenterologist at Care New England Center for Women’s Gastrointestinal Health
Associate Program Director for the GI Fellowship
Session 4: Direct acting antivirals
Brianna Kimball, PharmD, BCACP,CDOE
Clinical Pharmacist in Ambulatory Care COPD and Hepatitis C Clinical Program Lead for Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corporation/Integra
Session 5: Management of Hepatitis
B Co-Infection and Hepatitis C Viral
Terry Merryshaw, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist and Internist
Kent County Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, RI
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator at Warren Alpert Brown Medical School
Session 6: Advanced considerations
for HCV in RI
Erica Hardy, MD, MMSc
Director, Women’s Infectious Disease Consult Service at Women & Infants Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


RI  Hepatitis C ECHO Course Director:

  • Benjamin Adler, MD – Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

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Hep C ECHO Flyer pdf

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