Dr. Fried is Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of Target RWE. He is also Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Past-President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). Dr. Fried trained at the State University of New York at Syracuse and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, which provided him with the foundation for his 30 years of experience in clinical and translational research. Dr. Fried is co-author of 200+ publications in the field of liver disease and is currently co-chair of the NIH Hepatitis B Research Network. He is co-principal investigator of the HCV-TARGET network which was awarded the FDA Excellence in Regulatory Science Award for contributions to optimizing management for hepatitis C.