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Dr. Vin Gupta      

Public Health, Pulmonary & Critical Care Physician; Professor; Health Policy Expert

Vin Gupta, MD, MSc, MPA is a practicing pulmonologist and an affiliate professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, where he’s led large, multinational epidemiologic studies on the global burden of respiratory disease. In parallel, he is a Commissioned Officer (O-4, Major) in the United States Air Force Medical Reserve Corps, serving as the Officer-in-Charge of the Critical Care Air Transport Capability at Joint-Base Lewis McChord.

Outside of his civilian and military clinical responsibilities, Dr. Gupta serves as Chief Medical Officer of New Health Initiatives at Amazon and a part-time medical analyst for NBC News. He’s held prior research roles at the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention and World Bank, focused on pandemic influenza preparedness, in addition to the Center for Global Health Engagement and Harvard Global Health Institute. Lastly, he serves as a medical advisor to several organizations, including the National Football League and Major League Baseball.

Dr. Gupta received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University, Medical Doctorate from Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Masters in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Masters in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. He has active board certification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine and completed his clinical training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital.


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