About David

Professor Goldberg is a Consultant in Public Health Medicine / Clinical Epidemiology at Health Protection Scotland (HPS), is an Honorary Professor of Public Health, University of Glasgow and a Professor of Public Health, Glasgow Caledonian University. He is Programme Lead for Blood Borne Viruses and Sexually Transmitted Infections at HPS. He is a former Henry Mechan Professor of Public Health, University of Glasgow and former Deputy Director of Health Protection Scotland. He serves on several UK and Scottish committees and is involved in the postgraduate supervision/teaching of students affiliated to the University of Glasgow. He is the author of approximately 250 peer-reviewed articles and a holder of many grants from a wide range of funding bodies. He led the team which secured a £43 million investment for Scotland’s Hepatitis C Action Plan to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment services during 2008-2011. He, as Chair of Scotland’s Hepatitis C Action Plan Governance Board, led the co-ordination of the Plan during this period and now chairs Scotland’s Hepatitis C Treatment and Therapies Group.

He is also chair of the UK’s Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers infected with BBVs.

This speaker will be presenting at the following session(s)

  • Delivering high quality hepatitis services

    Ballroom 4

    Day: 2 November

    Time: 14:00

    Chair: Liudmyla Maistat, Medicines Patent Pool and Prof. Njoya Oudou, Research Laboratory on Viral Hepatitis and Health Communication


    • Australia hepatitis service delivery model.
    • Prof. Margaret Hellard, Burnet Institute, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Australia
    • HCV testing, treatment and care of people who inject drugs
    • Abigael Lukhwaro, Médecins du Monde
      Sergii Filippovych, Alliance for Public Health
      Prof. David Goldberg, Health Protection Scotland
    • Integrating hepatitis into public health services.
      Prof. Olga Golubovska, Bogomolets National Medical University and Ministry of Health, Ukraine
    • HBV services and indigenous people.
    • Dr. Brian McMahon, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
    • Q & A session.

    Session objectives:

    • Review examples of service delivery models for different population groups.
    • Discuss gaps in HBV vaccination, HBV and HCV testing, diagnosis, treatment and care cascade for key populations in different settings and possible solutions to filling in the gaps.
    • Assess the role of case management; peer-to-peer support in community-based or community oriented service delivery.