The Hepatitis Treatment,
Research and Education Center (HepTREC) and The Consortium, Inc. shared
findings from their recently completed Hepatitis C (HCV) project at USciences
on June 12. Discussion centered on Consortium programming and the outcome of
the project to provide HCV-related education and clinical support for
Consortium clients and staff members.
completed education, counseling and care coordination project provided relevant
and timely insight relating to HCV.
Lana Watkins, board liaison and marketing director, and Erica Edward MSW,
health services researcher, were stationed for questions and to provide
information and hand-outs on all things Hepatitis.
education research and service center at USciences, was initially founded as a
community-based not-for-profit organization in 2002. HepTREC moved into the
University in 2009 and in its new university home, the organization benefits
from USciences’ infrastructure, enthusiasm and participation of students,
faculty, and staff. HepTREC works with community, government, and academic
institutions to achieve its mission, “to reduce the impact of viral hepatitis.”