UVA Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health
Terry Kemp Knick, MPH, BSN-BC is a Clinical Research Manager for University of Virginia School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health Telehealth program. She is also the Chair of the Virginia Hepatitis Coalition. Terry partnered in launching Hepatitis C Education and Patient Connection (HEPC) in 2018 with a team including academia and state health, committed to providing access to treatment for hepatitis C to everyone with need in Virginia. HEPC programs emphasize the need to remove barriers including stigmatization associated with IVDU, substance use recovery and justice involvement in the context of healthcare. Her research focus is on increased access in rural areas through telemedicine, building capacity to treat through innovative interdisciplinary training and providing linkage to care for those recently released from incarceration that are hepatitis C virus positive. Her clinical career began as an associate degree RN in 2004 practicing in hospital and emergency room settings prior to the ambulatory setting as she completed her most recent degree.