Prakash C. Gupta

Healis Sekhsaria Institute for Public Health, India

Dr. Prakash C. Gupta is the Director of Healis Sekhsaria Institute of Public Health since its foundation in 2004. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina and a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Gupta was previously a Senior Research Scientist at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and an Honorary Consultant at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai.

Dr. Gupta is the President of the Action Council against Tobacco and is on the advisory panel of numerous NGOs working on cancer and tobacco control. Dr.Gupta has a Doctor of Science degree in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University in the United States and a Master of Science in Statistics from the Mumbai University, India. He was a Takemi Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a visiting Scientist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer, France.