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Editorial Advisory Board Profile:
Celine Gounder, MD, ScM
Internist, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Epidemiologist, Journalist and Filmmaker
Dr. Celine Gounder is a practicing HIV/infectious diseases specialist and internist, epidemiologist (aka disease detective), journalist and filmmaker. Dr. Gounder has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Guardian US, The Washington Post, Reuters, Quartz and Sports Illustrated. She’s a frequent expert guest on MSNBC, CNN, HLN, Al Jazeera America, CBS, BBC, MTV and Oprah Prime. She’s best known for her print and TV coverage of the Ebola, Zika and opioid abuse epidemics. Dr. Gounder received her BA in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, her Master of Science in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her MD from the University of Washington. Dr. Gounder was an intern and resident in Internal Medicine at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital, and a post-doctoral fellow in Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University. She was elected a fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2016.