MHS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2006
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1997
Dr. Gupta is Deputy Director of the Johns Hopkins (JH) Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), and Professor of Infectious Diseases at the JH School of Medicine, with a joint appointment in International Health at the JH Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases, Dr. Gupta specializes in international public health, clinical research, and education in infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and antimicrobial resistance. Since 2002, her work has been focused primarily on India, where she leads several Indo-JHU research collaborations, including the C-TRIUMPH and RePORT consortium for tuberculosis (TB) research funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the government of India, Department of Biotechnology. Dr. Gupta is also Co-principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Baltimore-Washington-India (BWI) HIV and Infectious Diseases Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), and she is an active clinical investigator in multi-country HIV/TB trials conducted by the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) and co-leads the TB scientific working groups of the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Trials Network (IMPAACT)and NIH-funded IeDEA International epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) consortium. Additionally, she and her team have been awarded research grants from the NIH, CDC, Indian government, UNITAID, and several philanthropic foundations to investigate infectious diseases. Dr. Gupta is an author of more than 190 peer-reviewed research publications and 7 book chapters. She has also mentored more than 35 junior scientists in India and the US to run research studies, obtain their own grants and publish their scientific findings. Since 2019 she serves on the NIAID National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council and since 2020 on the Governing Board of the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF).
Dr. Gupta received an undergraduate degree from MIT, a Doctor of Medicine from Harvard Medical School, and a Master of Health Sciences in clinical investigation from JH Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her internal medicine training at San Francisco General Hospital-University of California, San Francisco, followed by a post-doctoral fellowships with the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and at the JHU School of Medicine (Infectious Diseases).
Honors and Awards
1991: MIT Women Studies Writing Prize “Women and AIDS in the United States: Unheard Voices”
1991: MIT Student Humanitarian Award
1991: Sigma Xi Research Honor Society
1993: Harvard Medical School Urban Health Fellowship
1996: Paul Dudley White & Andrew Sellard Traveling Fellowship
2000: IDSA Special Citation for Fellows-in-Training
2001: Reza Gandeji Award (UCSF resident award for medical ethics and compassionate patient care)
2002: Mackel Finalist, Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2002: U.S. Public Health Service Award for Bioterrorism Surveillance Post 9/11
2002: U.S. Public Health Service Award for Foreign Duty Service (cholera in Micronesia)
2017: Invited Member, Women in Global Health Advisory Board, Cornell University
2007: Clinician Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2018: Honored as one of “Hopkins Heroes,” Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
2019: Invited by US HHS Secretary to be a member of the NIAID National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council
2020: Invited by US State Department and Indian government to serve on the Governing Board of the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)