About Anita Gupta, PharmD, DO, MPP

As of January 2020, Dr. Gupta is serving as a volunteer Patient Ambassador to PPM.

Anita Gupta, PharmD, DO, MPP, is board certified anesthesiologist, pain specialist and pharmacologist with a masters in public policy and a certificate in health policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She has received the Learner Award from the American Association of Medical Colleges in Washington D.C., has been an FDA Advisor, and has been in healthcare for over 20 years. She previously has been a founding fellow of the Institute of Coaching at McLean/Harvard Medical School and trained at the Wharton Total Leadership Program, and has been a volunteer working group member of the GIEESC/World Health Organization member, and has been featured as a medical expert on CNN, Fox News, Forbes, and many others.  

She has been the recipient of the Patients Choice and Compassionate Physician Award and author of internationally selling textbooks by Oxford University Press, Interventional Pain Medicine, and Pharmacology in Anesthesia Practice and 50 Studies Every Anesthesiologist Should Know. She completed the public advocacy fellowship with the Mayday Foundation and has been called upon to discuss high profile medical topics involving Tiger Woods, Bill Cosby, Angelina Jolie, and Prince. Dr. Gupta’s contributions have earned her recognition for community service, research, and pain medicine expertise. She completed her Doctorate in Pharmacy at Rutgers and her medical degree from UMDNJ and her residency in anesthesiology at Georgetown University and clinical scientist training at National Institutes of Health. Following residency, Dr. Gupta completed a pain fellowship from Johns Hopkins University and biotechnology professional education from MIT.
As of 2019, Dr. Gupta is Senior VP of Medical Strategy & Government Affairs at Heron Therapeutics.
You can follow Dr. Anita Gupta at:
  • www.anitagupta.com
  • Twitter@docanitagupta
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