Vinay Gupta

Guest Lecturer, D-Lab: Water, Climate Change, and Health

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Vin Gupta, MD, MPA, MSc, is co-instructor for D-Lab: Water, Climate Change, and Health. He is a pulmonary and critical care-trained physician with a background in academic medicine and global public health. He concurrently holds the rank of Captain in the US Air Force Reserve Medical Corps, where he serves as a deployable critical care transport physician.

He has served in various roles globally across the continuum of health policy and population-level health, working for institutions such as the Harvard Global Health Institute, US Centers for Disease Control, and the Ugandan, Cambodian, and Chinese Ministries of Health.

His research, which is focused on foreign health aid effectiveness, is widely published in journals such as Lancet Global Health, The New England Journal of Medicine, and BMJ. Dr. Gupta completed his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine from Brigham & Women’s Hospital, where he cares for a panel of patients with various lung diseases.

He received his BA from Princeton, MD from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons, MSt in International Relations from the University of Cambridge, and MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.