Lucinda K. Porter, RN is an active hepatitis C advocate who writes, teaches, and lectures on the topic. She is recognized as a leader in her field based upon her professional experience and her firsthand knowledge of living with the disease. Ms. Porter has been a research nurse at Stanford University Medical Center specializing in HCV, and her articles and guides have appeared in numerous HCV newsletters and journals. Today, in addition to being a highly sought-after speaker, she continues to work with various HCV groups on behalf of patients and their families