John W. Ward, M.D.

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Hepatitis C

At the Forefront of Public Health: The Cherokee Nation's Hepatitis C Elimination Program and the Indian Health Service's Hepatitis C Testing Program

The Cherokee Nation's hepatitis C virus elimination program is the first of its kind in the U.S. The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine is now examining the feasibility of HCV elimination and outlining a strategy for meeting elim...

By Jonathan H. Mermin, M.D., M.P.H. and John W. Ward, M.D. for
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A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here.


Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosi...

By Eric E. Mast, M.D., John W. Ward, M.D., Cindy M. Weinbaum, M.D., Anthony E. Fiore, M.D., Miriam J. Alter, Ph.D., Beth P. Bell, M.D., Lyn Finelli, Dr.P.H., Lance E. Rodewald, M.D., John M. Douglas, Jr., M.D. and Robert S. Janssen, M.D., for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention