Dr. Feld attended medical school at the University of Toronto and then completed residency programs in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Following his clinical training, Dr. Feld focused on developing skills in clinical and laboratory research in liver disease, with a particular interest in viral hepatitis. He completed a clinical research fellowship in hepatology and then spent 4 1/2 years doing clinical and laboratory research in the Liver Diseases Branch of the National Institutes of Health. He received a Masters of Public Health with a focus on Infectious Diseases as a Sommer Scholar from Johns Hopkins University and has worked extensively abroad, maintaining a strong interest in International Health. Dr. Feld is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and holds the R. Phelan Chair in Translational Liver Research as a Clinician-Scientist where he is the Interim Director of the Toronto Centre for Liver Disease at the Toronto General Hospital and the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute. He leads a large clinical and translational research team evaluating new therapeutics and diagnostics for hepatitis B and C virus infections and has led pivotal international trials to establish new treatment paradigms.