Vin Gupta Profile

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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Fireside Chat with Vin Gupta

Healthcare is vitally important to our well being. However, there’s so much conflicting information out there it’s hard to know what to do. From changing technology to crisis response and more, what do you need to know to help you and those around you? In this fireside chat, public health expert Dr. Vin Gupta will provide answers and insights for the specific issues you need to know about such as:

- The effects of climate change on human health
- Better and more persuasive public health communication
- Pandemic preparedness
- Workplace health and safety
- The vaping crisis
- Antibiotic Resistance
- Gun violence as a public health problem

Intersection of Healthcare and Technology

Technology is changing the way you and your organization approach healthcare. From telehealth to phone apps to new diagnostics there is always something new. With so much changing, it can be hard to understand what will work best for you and your organization. Dr. Vin Gupta is a Harvard-trained specialist, leading healthcare futurist, and Fortune 100 company advisor. In this talk, Dr. Vin Gupta will share how technology changed our approach to healthcare during the pandemic, how it’s continuing to change, and what you should know to stay on top.

U.S. Healthcare Reform

The healthcare system in the United States is flawed. Despite the US being one of the wealthiest countries, the US scores poorly on many key health measures, including life expectancy, preventable hospital admissions, suicide, and maternal mortality. What can be done to help improve our healthcare outcomes? Dr. Vin Gupta has been working worldwide to improve public health for almost two decades and has seen firsthand where US healthcare falls short. In this talk, Dr. Gupta will share what can be done to improve health outcomes for businesses and communities.

Future of Healthcare

What you need to know about healthcare keeps changing. Each year there are new technologies, treatments, and regulations to be aware of. How can you and your organization stay on top when there’s so much change? What do you need to know? Dr. Vin Gupta is a Harvard-trained specialist and leading healthcare futurist who has spent nearly two decades working worldwide to improve public health. In this talk, Dr. Gupta will explain current and future healthcare trends and what you and your organization can do to stay healthy and informed.

Covid/Pandemic Response

The US government and business response to COVID pandemic had its good and bad points. On one hand, the country quickly developed a vaccine. On the other hand, the US had one of the highest death rates among developed countries. What can your community or organization do better for the next health crisis? Dr. Vin Gupta is a sought-after authority on the COVID/Pandemic response, who also advised Fortune 100 companies like Amazon on their response. In this keynote, Dr. Gupta will explain how your organization or community can prepare for the next health crisis.

What People are Saying about Seeing Vin Speak

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“This outstanding presentation was well-reviewed by a variety of audiences: students, faculty, staff, and community members. Vin was well-prepared and his remarks were interesting, nuanced, and unique. He was a pleasure to work with and we would like to host him again at some point in the future.”
– University of Iowa

“On behalf of the NNLM Infodemic Symposium planning committee, thank you so much for sharing your time and expertise with us and our attendees! We saw a great turnout of over 1,000 registrants and are already receiving lots of positive feedback. We were so thrilled with Dr. Gupta’s keynote. It was really informative and clear, and provided just the right foundation for the rest of the Symposium.”
– Catherine M. Burroughs, MLS, Executive Director, Network of the National Library of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region

“We are so appreciative for making time to meet with our players and staff to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations. He answered several thoughtful questions many of you may be wondering as well, so we thought we’d share his answers.”
– Seattle Seahawks

“Was a pleasure to host Vin Gupta he did a great service for our team and staff to help us more deeply understand Covid considerations and making decisions around vaccinations. We truly appreciate your leadership and expertise on all these topics!”
– Pete Carroll

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