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Harold Margolis, MD: "Viral Hepatitis - A National Perspective: Closing the Gaps"

Harold S Margolis, MD, is Director of the Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is also the Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Research and Reference in Viral Hepatitis. Dr. Margolis earned his degree in medicine from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency training at the University of Colorado. He is currently a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He joined the CDC in 1975, where a substantial portion of his work has been devoted to research in developing and evaluating methods to prevent viral hepatitis. He is author or co-author of more than 150 manuscripts or chapters on viral hepatitis.

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1. Viral Hepatitis - A National Perspective: Closing the Gaps
2. Disease Burden from Viral Hepatitis
3. Age of Infection - Viral Hepatitis
4. What Will It Take to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis?
5. Prevention and Control Activities
6. Where Are We Today?
7. Hepatitis A Incidence, 1980-2002
8. Recommendations for Routine Hepatitis A Vaccination of Children
9. Hepatitis A Incidence, 1987-1997 - Geographical Distribution
10. Hepatitis A Incidence - American Indians/Alaskan Natives
11. Hepatitis A Vaccination - Adults at Increased Risk of Infection
12. Hepatitis A Incidence - By Age Group
13. Hepatitis A - What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
14. Incidence of Acute Hepatitis B, 1980-2001
15. Hepatitis B Incidence, Children, 1990-2001
16. Effectiveness of Infant Hepatitis B Immunization
17. Hepatitis B Incidence, By Age
18. Hepatitis B in Adults, 19-24 Years of Age, by Race and Ethnicity
19. Missed Opportunities for Hepatitis B Vaccination - STD Clinics of Corrections Health
20. Hepatitis B Vaccination Coverage
21. Hepatitis B - What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
22. Hepatitis C Virus Prevalence, 1988-1994
23. Incidence of Reported Acute Hepatitis C, 1982-2001
24. Risk of Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Injection Drug Users
25. Burden of Chronic Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Among Released Inmates
26. Outcome of Medical Referral, Hepatitis C Virus-positive Injection Drug Users
27. Hepatitis C - What Do the Numbers Tell Us?
28. Prevention and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis
29. Prevention and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis - Special Settings
30. No National Strategy for Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Control
31. National Hepatitis C Prevention Strategy
32. Examples - What Should a National Strategy Address?
33. What Will it Take to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis as a National Health Problem?