In Fall 2022 Dr. Benjamin Adler served as the course director for a Rhode Island Hepatitis C ECHO series. Dr. Adler created a curriculum that discussed new treatments and ongoing challenges with Hepatitis C.

Participants were Family Care practitioners, Nursing Staff, Residents, Pharmacists, and Pharmacy students.

Curriculum Outline:

Topic Presenter
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
Models of Care for HEP C Lynn Taylor, MD, FACP, FAASLD, FIDSA
Director of HIV & Viral Hepatitis Services at CODAC Behavioral Health
Director of RI Defeats HEP C
Research Professor, The University of Rhode Island
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
Antivirals Part 1: Drug Interactions and Counseling 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
Antivirals Part 2: retreatment and prior DAA exposure and HEP B 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
Special Populations and follow up care 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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