Echoes of the Past: Examining Reemerging Infections and Challenges in Immunization

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June 12, 2024
Noon to 1 p.m.
Event category: Panel/Discussion
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The Wayne State University School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development welcomes all members of our community to join us for a special interactive discussion: 

Join us for a Fireside Coffee Chat with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Teena Chopra, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development. This one-hour coffee chat will delve into the topics of reemerging infections and the hurdles faced in immunization.

The event will be streamed live at  If you are unable to attend, a recording will be posted online.

Guest Speaker:

Sanjay Gupta

Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple journalism award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN podcast Chasing Life. Gupta, a practicing neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news for all of CNN’s shows domestically and internationally, and regularly contributes to

 Since 2001, Gupta has covered some of the most important health stories in the United States and around the world. On March 9, 2020, Gupta penned an op-ed announcing the network would refer to the novel coronavirus outbreak as a “pandemic,” ahead of the WHO and the CDC. Throughout 2020 into 2021, Gupta reaffirmed his role as a trusted guide to viewers worldwide on navigating between facts and fiction surrounding Covid-19 and the pandemic.

 In addition to his work for CNN, Gupta is an associate professor of neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He serves as a diplomat of the American Board of Neurosurgery. And in 2019, Gupta was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the medical field.

 Gupta received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.



June 2024