1 Undergraduate student, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
2 Professor of medicine and chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
3 Associate professor of medicine, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina email@example.com.
Prisoners in the United States are disproportionately affected by hepatitis C. Addressing the disease behind bars is crucial for curtailing the epidemic in the greater population. Effective strategies for testing and treatment are elucidated here. Recommendations for changes in hepatitis C health care policy in North Carolina prisons are also described.