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How to Heal a Nation with Dr. Celine Gounder

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Join us for a discussion with Dr. Celine Gounder about the relationship between health and social justice.

DR. CELINE GOUNDER is an infectious disease specialist, epidemiologist, CNN medical analyst, and filmmaker. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at New York University. The CEO, president, and found of the non-profit multimedia organization Just Human Productions, she's the host and producer of "American Diagnosis", a podcast on health and social justice, and "Epidemic", a podcast about the SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 / coronavirus epidemic, which she co-hosts with former Ebola czar Ron Klain.

Best known for her coverage of the Ebola, Zika, COVID-19, opioid overdose, and gun violence epidemics, Dr. Gounder has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Guardian US, The Washington Post, Reuters, Quartz, Sports Illustrated, and Bloomberg View. She's a frequent expert guest on MSNBC, CNN, HLN, Al Jazeera America, CBS, BBC, MTV, Dr. Oz, and Oprah Prime. In early 2015, Dr. Gounder spent two months volunteering as an Ebola aid worker in Guinea, where she interviewed locals to understand how the crisis was affecting them. She is currently making "Dying to Talk", a feature-length documentary about the Ebola epidemic in Guinea. Widely recognized for her expertise, Dr. Gounder was elected a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2016 and featured in the IDSA's 2017 Annual Report. In 2017, People Magazine named her one of the 25 Women Changing the World.

This event is brought to you by WUD Distinguished Lecture Series.

Please join WUD DLS for How to Heal a Nation with Dr. Celine Gounder on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:30 p.m. This event will be held over Facebook Live and YouTube Live. The 35 minute lecture is intended for UW-Madison students, faculty, staff and Union members and guests, and will end with a 50-minute Q&A.

Interested in speaking with Dr. Gounder? Sign up for her pre-program event from 4:30pm-5:30pm on Tuesday, just before her lecture! This exclusive opportunity is open to UW-Madison students, staff and faculty that are interested. Only 20 spots are available, so make sure to reserve your spot using this form!

Sign Language interpreting will be provided with CART captioning.

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