Joy Peter is the Associate Director of Hepatology Research at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL where she oversees the clinical, fiscal, and regulatory operations of a very active liver research program of more than 30 active studies with annual revenue of $2.0M.
She is also the Associate Director for the Hepatitis C Therapeutic Registry and Research Network (HCV-TARGET), a large international network of more than 50 academic and community investigators partnered with the FDA and HCV patient advocacy groups.
Her primary clinical and research interest is HCV. She was a key member in developing the HCV-TARGET network and study processes generating more than $27M in funding over 4 years. She is a contributing author on publications in hepatitis-C, PBC, and NASH and has been an invited speaker on HCV for both non-profit and industry-sponsored programs. She is a member of AASLD and EASL and has served on the AASLD Education Committee and Education Oversight Committee. Additionally, she has Chaired the Associates Committee from 2011-2013 and currently Chairs the Mid-level Professionals Abstract Review Panel.
Joy earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State University at Hayward and began her career in Hepatology at Emory University in Atlanta.