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Danny Chu

Danny Chu, MD

Clinical Instructor, Gastroenterology
Albert Einstein School of Medicine
New York, NY

Dr. Danny Chu is currently a Clinical Instructor at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and an attending physician at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Chu received his Bachelor of Arts at Columbia University in New York City and his Medical Doctorate at George Washington University Medical School in Washington, D.C. He completed his medical training in New York City with an internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, a gastroenterology fellowship at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital and a hepatology fellowship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.

Upon completion of his training, he opened a gastroenterology practice in the Chinatown section of New York City. With the availability of an oral anti-viral, one of his main interests has been chronic hepatitis B. As a community physician, he has taken an active role in advocating HBV screening and vaccination by working with various groups such as the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. He is also active in educating healthcare providers with lectures on HBV at grand rounds, medical society meetings and round table discussions.

Son Do

Son Do, MD

Clinical instructor
University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas TX

Dr. Son Do is a first generation Vietnamese American, who immigrated as a refugee to the US, after the fall of the Republic of Vietnam in 1975. He graduated from the University of Kansas. He completed his residency at the University of Kansas, chief residency at Dwight Eisenhower VA Hospital, and gastroenterology fellowship and University of Arizona in Tucson.

Dr. Do is among the founding Board members of Digestive Health Associates of Texas (DHAT), one of the largest single specialty gastroenterology group in the country, with over 75 members. He is also currently a clinical instructor at University of Texas Southwestern. He has been in practice for 19 years.

Dr. Do is actively involved in promoting cancer screening and hepatitis B screening/treatment for Asian Americans. He has served as the Chairman of the National CDC Task Force for Hepatitis B in Asian Americans. He also is participating in clinical researchs for both hepatitis B and C, including the 7-year NIH-directed multicenter hepatitis B Research Network.

Dr. Do is the immediate past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Vietnamese American Medical Association, a national organization with 13 regional chapters. He is also a board member of the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians. He is a member of the Colorectal Committee at Texas Health Plano hospital and a member or Electronic Health Record Committee for DHAT.

Joseph Kim

Joseph K. Lim, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University

Dr. Lim is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Digestive Diseases at Yale University, where he serves as Director of the Yale Viral Hepatitis Program, and Associate Director of the Yale Liver Center-Clinical and Translational Core. He is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School (Chicago, IL), and completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital (New Haven, CT), followed by a clinical and research fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University Medical Center (Palo Alto, CA). In his role at the Yale Liver Center, he directs an active clinical trials program evaluating novel investigational agents for chronic hepatitis B and C infections, including directly acting antiviral agents (DAAs), novel interferons, and therapeutic vaccines. He has held leadership roles for the AASLD, AGA, and ACG, and has served as Section Editor of JAMA, Senior Associate Editor of Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, and on the editorial boards of JAMA, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and Hepatology.

Albert Min

Albert D. Min, MD

Beth Israel Medical Center
New York City, NY

Albert D. Min, MD, is the Director of Hepatology at Beth Israel Medical Center and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Prior to joining Beth Israel, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Director of Liver Clinic at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Dr. Min earned his AB in Chemistry, cum laude at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and his MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. After graduating, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His fellowship in Gastroenterology/Hepatology was completed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Min's research interests are primarily devoted to the study and treatment of chronic liver disease, particularly in chronic hepatitis B and C, and hepatocellular carcinoma. His articles concerning these and related topics are published in Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Liver Transplantation, Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Journal of Clinical gastroenterology, and American Journal of Gastroenterology, among others. He also has conducted numerous invited lectures in his field. He is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association. He has been also selected in the Best doctors in America, 2005-2010, and was a past president of the New York Gastroenterological Association for the 2006-2007 academic year.

Jocelyn Woog

Jocelyn Woog

AHF Executive Director

Jocelyn Woog is an attorney by training. She has served as an executive director, administrator and communications specialist working with the Department of Public Health of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and with non-profit organizations in Massachusetts and Minnesota. Ms. Woog received her B.F.A. in Communications from New York University and her J.D. Cum Laude from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. Ms. Woog has experience with grant writing and administration, budget development, and strategic planning, and has enjoyed working with stakeholders including corporate sponsors, governmental agencies, and patient advocacy groups to achieve organizational goals.

Mindie Nguyen

Dr. Mindie Nguyen

Dr. Mindie H. Nguyen, MD, MAS received a B.S. in Biological Sciences (1988) from the University of California, Irvine and an M.D. (1992) from the University of California, San Diego. She completed a residency and chief residency at the University of California, San Diego (1992-1996), a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University (2002) and an Master's in Advanced Studies in Clinical Research at the University of California, San Francisco (2004). She is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and a member of the Liver Transplant Program at Stanford University Medical Center. She is also an affiliate of the Bio-X program, the Human Immune Monitoring Core and the Department of Epidemiology at Stanford University and a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the American Liver Foundation (N.CA Chapter). Her primary research interests include disease determinants and clinical outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma, chronic hepatitis B and C with a focus on ethnicities-related factors and clinical outcomes in a real-world setting.

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