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THERE’S BEEN A DRAMATIC JUMP IN HEPATITIS-A CASES IN THE U-S SINCE 20-17…CURRENTLY, 26-STATES ARE SEEING ACTIVE OUTBREAKS.
HEPATITIS-A IS A HIGHLY INFECTOUS VIRUS THAT ATTACKS THE LIVER, AND MORE THAN HALF OF PEOPLE WHO GET IT NEED TO BE HOSPITALIZED.
WORLD HEPATITS DAY IS COMING UP ON JULY 28TH AND HERE WITH INFORMATION TO HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR HEALTH DURING THIS OUTBREAK, ARE DR. LEAH SMITH, PHARMACIST AND VACCINE EDUCATOR AT G-S-K, AND PATIENT ANGELA.
Leah Smith, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Pharmacist & Vaccine Educator, Vaccines
Dr. Leah Smith has been with GSK since August 2019, serving in the Medical Affairs division of GSK Vaccines. Leah earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Howard University in 2005 and subsequently completed a post-graduate pharmacy residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Georgia. Post-residency, Leah continued her career as a clinical pharmacist in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings, transitioned to managed care at Humana, working as a clinical pharmacist and quality consultant for 8 years, and subsequently served as a pharmacy residency accreditor with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She strives to use her years of experience in patient care as a foundation in her current role, as she engages with healthcare professionals and other stakeholders regarding the value of vaccinations.
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