Chair — Karen Wirth, MBA Homer Glen, IL

Ms. Wirth has served on the HFI Board of Directors since 1996.  She has been an active patient advocate, working to reduce the stigma associated with hepatitis; promoting the importance of liver health through research and ongoing education of patients, the public and the medical community; and advocating for policy support and collaboration essential to achieving the eradication of hepatitis.  Karen is an MBA graduate of Loyola University-Chicago.