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Akshay Gupte, PhD, MBBS, MSPH, PhD
Instructor of Medicine
Dr. Gupte is Instructor of Medicine at CCGHE. His research focuses on the intersection of infectious and chronic lung diseases in low- and middle-income countries.
Dr. Gupte leads several Indo-US collaborative studies to describe the epidemiology and pathogenesis of lung impairment in TB/HIV/diabetes, measure its impact on poor clinical outcomes, and identify therapeutic and programmatic interventions to improve post-TB lung health and longevity. He is an active member of several multi-national TB/HIV research consortia such as the TB Transformative Science Working Group of the ACTG, the TB and Lung Health Working Group of the IeDEA network, and is the US Chair of the Clinical and Epidemiology Working Group of the RePORT-India TB Research consortium.
Dr. Gupte is a 2017 Fogarty Fellow and recipient of the Arthur M. Dannenberg, Jr., Award for excellence in TB research. He completed his medical training in India and received his master’s and doctoral training from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.