Jason Grebely (President)

The Kirby Institute, UNSW

Jason is an Associate Professor and NHRMC Career Development Fellow in the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Program at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia. Jason completed his BSc in Biochemistry.  Read Full Bio


Julie Bruneau (VP, Secretary)

University of Montreal, Canada

Julie is Professor in the Department of Family and Emergency Medicine at Université de Montréal. She is currently Head of the Primary Care Department at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université. Read Full Bio


Alain Litwin (VP, Secretary)

Montefiore Medical CentER, USA

Alain is Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center. He is board certified in internal medicine. Read Full Bio

Erika Castro

Erika Castro

HepC Virtual Clinic, Lausanne, Switzerland

Erika is an internal and addiction medicine specialist. Her clinical practice concerns people who use drugs and alcohol as well as chemsex users. She leads a local project towards hepatitis C microelimination in her region and participates to the Swiss cohort study for the Medical Management of Substance Users (SAMMSU). Read Full Bio


Jude Byrne

AIVL, Canberra, Australia

Jude has over three decades working in peer based drug user organisations developing and implementing education campaigns and materials on HCV prevention testing and treatment for the injecting community. Read Full Bio


Margaret Hellard

Burnet Institute, Australia

Professor Margaret Hellard is the Deputy Director (Programs) at the Burnet Institute, Head of Hepatitis Services in the Department of Infectious Disease at The Alfred Hospital and an Adjunct Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Read Full Bio


Matt Hickman

University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Matt Hickman is a Professor in Public Health and Epidemiology at University of Bristol, and Honorary Public Health Consultant at Bristol City Council and Public Health England. He is the director of NIHR Health Protection Research Unit on Evaluation of Interventions, and a member and co-investigator of NIHR School of Public Health Research. Read Full Bio


Natasha Martin

University of California San Diego, United States

Natasha is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. Read Full Bio


Håvard Midgard

University Oslo, Norway

Håvard Midgard is a fellow in gastroenterology and hepatology at Oslo University Hospital, Norway. He completed his MD in 2007 and submitted his PhD thesis on management of HCV infection among PWID in 2017. Håvard’s main research interests include HCV treatment uptake, low-threshold models of care, HCV reinfection and risk behaviours. He co-chaired the INHSU 2016 Symposium in Oslo. Read Full Bio


Tracy Swan

Consultant, New York

Tracy has been active in HIV-related work since 1990; she added hepatitis C in 1998. Since then, she has worked at community health centers, hospitals, syringe exchange and addiction treatment programs, correctional facilities and homeless shelters. Read Full Bio