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Meet the HCV Team

  • Curtis Barry

    Curtis Barry, MD

    Academic Role: GI and Transplant Hepatology

    Curtis Barry, MD - is a board certified Gastroenterologist and Transplant Hepatologist. He is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medicine School. He practices at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus. Dr. Barry has been treating hepatitis C since 2007. He has been involved in various hepatitis C treatment studies. He hopes to help guide providers to allow patients greater access to hepatitis C treatments.

  • Leah Honor

    Leah Honor, MLIS

    Academic Role: Clinical & Education Services Librarian

    Leah Honor, MLIS - is a Clinical & Education Services librarian at the Lamar Soutter Library of UMass Medical School. She specializes in instruction and outreach at all levels of medical education, with a focus on Evidence Based Practice. She joined the ECHO team in 2019 and hopes to support providers with current literature and research support.

  • Judy Hsu

    Judy Hsu, DO

    Academic Role: ECHO Replication Program Director

    Judy Hsu, DO - is the Director of the ECHO Replications Program and is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Hsu is also a primary care physician practicing full-spectrum family medicine at the Barre Family Health Center in rural Massachusetts with experience managing patients with hepatitis C and opioid use disorder. Since 2014, she has been involved in Project ECHO to learn how to better care for patients with hepatitis C, first in partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center then Community Health Center, Inc. based in Connecticut. Inspired by her experience as an ECHO spoke, Dr. Hsu received replication training at the University of New Mexico and brought the ECHO model back to UMass, where she collaborated with Center for Integrated Primary Care (CIPC) to launch an HCV hub in December 2016 followed by a MAT hub in January 2017.  She is hoping to continue expanding the use of the ECHO model to other complex chronic diseases to help improve access to specialty care at local level.  

  • Sam Lam

    Sam Lam, PharmD

    Academic Role: Clinical Pharmacist

    Sam Lam, PharmD - is a Clinical Pharmacist in Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  Dr. Lam received his PharmD from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston in 2010. His clinical and research interests include Viral Hepatitis, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and NASH.  Dr. Lam’s role in ECHO as a Clinical Pharmacist is to provide insights on drug monitoring parameters, update with news on Hep C therapy and insurance preferences/restrictions.

  • Annie Vong

    Annie Vong, PharmD

    Academic Role: Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator

    Annie Vong, PharmD - is a Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator at Atrius Health and an Adjunct Instructor in Pharmacy Practice at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Dr. Vong received her PharmD from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston in 2010. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center.  Her clinical and research interests include Drug Therapy Management, Viral Hepatitis, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, and Metabolic Diseases (Diabetes, Hypertension, Cholesterol).

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