Dr. Fasiha Kanwal is a Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a nationally recognized authority in health services research and epidemiology of cirrhosis and hepatocellular cancer (HCC). Her studies highlighted the burden of HCC in newer cohorts of patients with virologically cured hepatitis C virus infection and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Currently, she is leading a translational research center for the National Cancer Institute Consortium on Translational Research in Early Detection of Liver Cancer (TLC, U01). She also serves as co-PI for the Texas HCC Consortium (THCCC) and as one of the co-Directors for the Texas Collaborative Center for HCC (TeCH).