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John D. Scott, MD, MSc

Harborview Medical Center
Medical Director, Telehealth
Dr. Scott's research focuses on viral hepatitis and the use of telehealth technologies to improve care of patients with Infectious Disease issues. Dr. Scott has an active research program with novel antivirals and diagnostics, in partnership with pharmaceutical companies. Along with Public Health Seattle King County, he is working on a CDC-funded initiative to increase diagnosis, linkage to care and treatment of patients with hepatitis C.

In 2009, he launched Project ECHO in Washington State. This innovative telehealth program helps clinicians serving in rural and underserved areas with the evaluation and treatment of hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. In 2013, he became the first medical director for telehealth at the UW. Research has focused on creating innovative learning platforms, in partnership with David Spach and Nina Kim through HCV Online.