17 May 2016

biomedical experts

film for change: taking hepatitis sciences to communities through film engages leading medical experts in India with wide research experience in viral hepatitis and liver diseases.

RA-photoDr Rakesh Aggarwal

Dr Aggarwal is a hepatologist and professor at the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. He has been engaged in the care of patients with liver disease, including viral hepatitis, research on various forms of viral hepatitis and in training hepatologists. He is a member of several national and international groups related to viral hepatitis and liver disease.


Dr Samir Shah

Dr  Samir Shah is the head of the Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver Diseases, HPB Surgery and Transplant at the Global Hospital, Mumbai, and visiting consultant to Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre and Breach Candy Hospital. He is a founder trustee and the Hon.Gen. Secretary of the National Liver Foundation, a founder member of the Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific (CEVHAP) and an expert on the Core Advisory Group on Viral Hepatitis, ICMR.


Dr. Amit Goel1Dr Amit Goel

Dr Goel is a gastroenterologist who has been working in field of hepatology for the last five years. Besides patient care in the field of liver and gastrointestinal disease, he is actively involved in teaching and research. His primary research area is viral hepatitis. He has published nearly 30 research papers in various national and international journals.


Dr Akash Shukla

Dr Shukla is a professor (additional) in the Department of Gastroenterology at Seth GS Medical College and King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital and visiting consultant hepatologist at the Global Hospital and Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai. He is actively involved in providing affordable care and spreading awareness about viral hepatitis by working in collaboration with NGOs and government bodies. He is an invited member of the Vascular Liver Disease Group (VALDIG) of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL).