Vin Gupta

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences, U. Washington.

A Harvard-trained lung specialist, Vin Gupta has spent the past 15 years working worldwide to improve public health for organizations including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the Harvard Global Health Institute, the World Health Organization, and the Pentagon’s Center for Global Health Engagement.

Gupta’s primary research interest is in development assistance for health and clinical work in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He concurrently holds an active commissioning as Major in the United States Air Force Reserve Medical Corps, where he serves a deployable critical care aerospace physician with the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron based at Joint-Base Lewis McChord.

In his current role as principal scientist at Amazon Care, Dr. Gupta provides clinical and strategic leadership to the company’s growing effort in improving efficiency in primary healthcare delivery at scale.

Dr. Gupta received his BA from Princeton, MD from Columbia’s Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, Master's in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, and Master's in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, regular health policy contributor for national media outlets, and board member on several health-focused nonprofit organizations nationwide.



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