Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD received his BS & PhD from Rutgers University and his MD from George Washington University. He holds an endowed chair as the Gould Professor of Medicine and serves as the Director of the Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Sherman is the author of over 200 articles, abstracts and book chapters on viral hepatitis. His research focus involves the pathogenesis, evaluation and treatment of liver disease in immunosuppressed patients, including those with HIV. Dr. Sherman has held numerous leadership positions in the field. Currently, he is the Chair of the NIH/ACTG Hepatitis Committee, and serves on the Editorial Boards of Hepatology, Minerva Gastroenterologica, Current Hepatitis Reports, and Hemaware (National Hemophilia Foundation journal).