Dr. Feld is an internationally recognized clinical and laboratory researcher in viral hepatitis. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a clinician-scientist based at the Toronto Western Hospital Liver Center and the McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health. His laboratory work focuses on understanding treatment non-response in hepatitis C infection and more broadly on understanding the antiviral immune response with the goal of developing new strategies for the treatment of viral hepatitis. Dr. Feld graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in 1997 and then completed residency programs in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Following his clinical training, Dr. Feld completed a clinical research fellowship in hepatology and then spent 4 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.