Nick Walsh is the Regional Advisor for Viral Hepatitis at the Pan American Health Organization/ WHO Regional Office for the Americas based in Washington DC.
He is a medical doctor with qualifications through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and a clinical background in the screening, care and treatment of hepatitis, in particular B and C, and HIV in Australia and Cambodia. He also has substantial clinical experience across addiction medicine, infectious diseases, emergency and internal medicine and has worked extensively in indigenous communities in northern Australia. He has a public health background with particular experience in HIV and viral hepatitis in the Asia Pacific and Australia, holds a PhD in epidemiology from Monash University. He consulted from 2006 to the World Health Organization in the HIV Department, Global Hepatitis Programme and Mental Health and Substance Abuse, commencing as the focal point for viral hepatitis World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific in Manila, Philippines in 2014, before moving to PAHO in 2017.