Rise Up Celine Gounder
Did you miss seeing our insightful speakers from the Fall 2020 series? Still want to hear the thought-provoking things they had to say on topics related to social justice, such as voter suppression, healthcare, and survivor's rights?
Starting now, the WUD Distinguished Lecture Series' Fall 2020 virtual lectures are available to stream online through UW Box for UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty. In order to access the recorded lectures, you must have an active NetID login. Find the lectures here: https://go.wisc.edu/3yx7dv.
Today, check out our lecture from September 29th with epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Dr. Celine Gounder - "How to Heal the Nation"! Her lecture covers the intersections between health, healthcare, and social justice. Watch the lecture with Dr. Celine Gounder here - https://go.wisc.edu/710kaf.
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.
Recorded virtual lectures are available to stream until the end of Spring Semester 2021 unless otherwise noted. Stream the lectures here: https://go.wisc.edu/3yx7dv.