Southern Nevada Health District to host special hepatitis C


community event, Saturday, April 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

11 April, 2008
Who:The Southern Nevada Health District is hosting a community forum about hepatitis C.
  
What:The event includes two panel discussions (9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. and another 1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.); each panel will cover the same topics. Information booths will be available throughout the day.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Dr. Lawrence Sands, Southern Nevada Health District chief health officer
  • Brian Labus, Southern Nevada Health District senior epidemiologist
  • Dr. Robert Gish, Physician Foundation at California Pacific Medical Center liver transplant program
  • Dr. Tom McKnight, HONOReform (Hepatitis Outbreak National Organization for Reform) founder and private practice physician
  • Dr. Evelyn McKnight, HONOReform, founder
  • Kathleen Risdon, Bridge Counseling social worker
  • Robert Correales, UNLV Boyd School of Law
When:8:30 .am. – 3 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2008
  
Where:Southern Nevada Health District
Auditorium
625 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV 89106
  

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