Hep C Peer Support Group

Jennifer Heipel would like to introduce Shelter Health Network to the Charlton Health family.  The recent collaboration that was made will allow services such as: Outreach workers, Case workers, Community HCV Nurse and a Hepatitis C Peer Group for all hepatitis C patients.  We look forward to working with them and offering both existing as well as new patients these amazing services that can be offered!  A peer group for Hepatitis patients will allow people to both understand and discuss the treatments that will be offered with those who have actually undergone therapy for Hepatitis C.

For more information, please view the attached flyer: Hep C Peer Support Group


Jennifer Heipel has approximately 12 years of experience working as a hepatology nurse/clinical research coordinator for several gastroenterologists, hepatologists, infectious diseases and addiction specialists. She is trained in the treatment of Hepatitis B and C therapies as well as general hepatology and pre/post liver transplant follow up. Jennifer serves as Charlton Health’s full time Hepatology Nurse and manages the Hepatology Program. She has worked and continues to work with Dr. Puglia at McMaster University and other area Gastroenterologists to develop a comprehensive, in-house Hepatology program and Hepatitis C program here at Charlton Health.

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