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Responding to HCV among People Who Inject Drugs in the US

Presented by:
Dr. Peter Vickerman, D.Phil
Professor, University of Bristol
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Honorary

Dr. Peter Vickerman is a Professor in infectious disease modelling at the University of Bristol and has an honorary position at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Originally trained as a mathematician, he has a D.Phil in mathematical epidemiology and 20 years of experience in modelling infectious diseases. He leads a group of infectious disease modellers in Bristol and London that have published more than 200 articles in journals such as The Lancet, PLoS One, The Journal of Infectious Diseases, AIDS, and Journal of Hepatology. 

Dr. Vickerman and his group have been working with Dr. Jennifer Havens at the University of Kentucky's Center on Drug and Alcohol Research to model outcomes of the US opioid epidemic since 2015.