Volume 6, Issue 6

Clinical Perspectives on Barriers To HBV Care

In this issue:

In this podcast follow-up to their recent eViralHepatitis Review newsletter issue (Vol. 6, No. 5), Dr. Mandana Khalili and Dr. Michele Tana from the University of California, San Francisco discuss how their analysis of the newer published information can impact clinical practice.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe factors that may contribute to patient attitudes about HBV testing and care; and
  • Explain potential barriers and solutions to improve HBV care in the peri-partum setting


Mandana Khalili, MD
Mandana Khalili, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Professor of Medicine and
Chief of Clinical Hepatology
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, C.A. 

Michele Tana, MD
Michele Tana, MD

University of California, San Francisco
Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, C.A. 

Program Directors:

Mark S. Sulkowski, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Viral Hepatitis Center
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Raymond T. Chung, MD

Director of Hepatology and Liver Center
Vice Chief, Gastroenterology
Kevin and Polly Maroni Research Scholar
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Taryn Haselhuhn, BA, BSN, MSN, CRNP

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
​Baltimore, Maryland

Length of activity:

0.5 hour Physicians
0.5 contact hour Nurses

Launch date: April 8, 2019
Expiration date: April 7, 2021