Addressing Hepatitis C: Screening, Treatment and Care
Alexandra Oumanets, MS, APRN, FNP-C
Join us for a complimentary informational webinar on Hepatitis C sponsored by AbbVie. This webinar is part of the IAPA Sponsored Webinar program. If you would like to sponsor a future webinar, please contact email@example.com.
This webinar is free to attend, however registration is required.
- HCV pathology and epidemiology in the United States and the State of Indiana
- Impact of Hepatitis C on the liver and other organs
- Evolution of the HCV patient
- Screening, diagnosis and linkage to care
- HCV treatment landscape
- Medical resources to support HCV management
Alexandra Oumanets is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Medical Scientist with Hepatology-Virology at AbbVie. She is based out of Columbus, OH and works on Hepatitis C elimination efforts across five states, including Michigan.
Alexandra earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and her degree in Jurisprudence from the Tyumen International Institute of Economics and Law in Russia. She then obtained her Nursing and subsequently Master of Science in Nursing degrees from The Ohio State University (OSU) in May of 2015.
Alexandra managed a variety of GI and Liver diseases as part of clinical team in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at the Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center. In this role, Alexandra helped to start on-boarding GI and Hepatology Fellowship program for Advanced Practice Providers and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, which continue to grow and evolve today. She was a part of several studies in irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver disease and contributed to several publications. Through collaboration with other health care professionals, she helped to develop evidence-based medical nutrition therapies to support clinical practice. Alexandra has also served as a preceptor and guest lecturer with OSU’s College of Nursing program.
Alexandra was awarded a Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the University of Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Medical Center. She also received IBD Support Foundation’s Fellowship in Los Angeles, CA, an IBD Preceptorship with the GI Health Foundation at the University of Michigan, and several educational grants. In 2018 she was an invited speaker at the Ohio State’s Conference for the Advanced Practice Providers.
Alexandra has passionately pursued efforts to reduce the negative psychosocial, emotional, and social impacts of chronic diseases on patients and their families. She is one of the leaders of a community support group and a volunteer at a free health clinic for immigrants.
In her spare time, Alexandra enjoys leaving the city behind to practice yoga and meditation in a country setting. Alexandra believes that each of us is responsible to restore the environment in our part of the world and leave in harmony with each other. With her 2 daughters, she supports a local organic farm. A quote that keeps her inspired is “Alone I can do so little. Together we can do so much” – Helen Keller