Brian J. McMahon MD is a clinical Hepatologist and the Scientific Program and Clinical Director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, and guest researcher at the Arctic Investigations Program of the CDC in Anchorage. He is a fellow in the AASLD and a Master in the American College of Physicians. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington and University of Alaska WWAMI Medical School. His program follows over 1200 Alaska Native Persons with chronic hepatitis B and 2400 with chronic hepatitis C throughout the State of Alaska. The hepatitis B program has already met the all WHO 2030 goals for HBV. He conducts research on long-term outcome and management of chronic hepatitis B and C.  He has participated in two projects in Zanzibar and Tanzania, one of HBV/HIV co-infection conducted from 2008 until 2016 in Zanzibar and the second on establishing two clinics for linking persons with chronic HBV monoinfection to care and treatment at Muhimbili University Hospital in Dar-es Saleem and Mnazi Mmoja hospital in Zanzibar.  He is the co‑author of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) US Practice Guideline on Chronic Hepatitis B with four updates from 2001 to 2009, the 2018 AASLD HBV Guidance and was co-chair of the WHO hepatitis B Guidelines Committee in 2015. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed original scientific articles and 60 book chapters/review articles/editorials.