Dr. Celine Gounder joined the Wisconsin Union Directorate’s Distinguished Lecture Series virtual event Tuesday night to speak about the vital intersection of health and social justice.
Dr. Gounder is a world-renowned infectious disease specialist, epidemiologist, medical journalist, filmmaker and the CEO, Founder and President of Just Human Productions, a nonprofit organization that produces documentaries and podcasts on health and social justice. She currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at New York University and regularly appears on networks like CNN, BBC and CBS as a medical expert and analyst.
She is the host and producer of American Diagnosis, a podcast focusing on health and social justice and also co-hosts and produces the podcast Epidemic about COVID-19 with Ronald Klain.
At her lecture, Dr. Gounder highlighted health and social justice in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, and described how gender, money, age, race and