Dr. Celine Gounder's work has been published in The New Yorker, Vice, The Guardian US, Quartz, Reuters, The Atlantic, Washington Post, Sports Illustrated and Bloomberg View.

The New Yorker

“A Better Treatment for Hepatitis C,” The New Yorker, December 9, 2013

“Who Is Responsible for the Pain-Pill Epidemic?” The New Yorker, November 12, 2013

“The Ills of the Government Shutdown,” The New Yorker, October 10, 2013

“The Case for Changing How Doctors Work,” The New Yorker, October 1, 2013


"How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic: Teach Users to Inject More Safely," VICE Impact, January 29, 2018

The Guardian US

“Trump’s vaccine conspiracy theories are a threat to your children,” The Guardian US, January 13, 2017

“How long will you live? That depends on your zipcode,” The Guardian US, December 14, 2016

“Obamacare price hikes show that now is the time to be bold,” The Guardian US, October 26, 2016

“As doctors we bridge social divides and witness gross inequality: We have a duty to engage in the debate over ObamaCare,” The Guardian US, October 10, 2016

“Money isn’t enough: Medical research needs a cultural revolution,” The Guardian US, September 23, 2016

“Dr. Oz’s missed opportunity,” The Guardian US, September 16, 2016

“I’m a doctor. The real issue isn’t Hillary Clinton’s health — it’s that she might win,” The Guardian US, August 24, 2016

“Think Zika just affects Brazil? It’s in Florida now,” The Guardian US, August 2, 2016

“LGBTQ people suffer from poorer health: doctors must work to change that,” The Guardian US, June 29, 2016

“Google is not going to replace your doctor — yet,” The Guardian US, June 25, 2016

“Opioids are a bipartisan issue because they’ve become a mainstream, white one,” The Guardian US, June 9, 2016

“Why cancer is more deadly if you’re black,” The Guardian US, May 26, 2016

“Penis transplant: welcome to the frontier of a fascinating science,” The Guardian US, May 17, 2016

“The Zika virus is a public health emergency: here’s what we must do now,” The Guardian US, February 1, 2016

“Discussing how we live out our golden years is crucial — but oft-neglected,” The Guardian US, January 26, 2016


“If we legalize doping, there’s no point in having elite athletes at all,” Quartz, August 10, 2016

“From a public health standpoint, we absolutely shouldn’t cancel the Rio Olympics,” Quartz, May 13, 2016

“Zika is a warning to the US public health system to stop rushing from fire to fire,” Quartz, April 18, 2016

“What astronaut Scott Kelly and his identical twin can teach us about space and our bodies,” Quartz, March 1, 2016

“What Africa’s fight against HIV can teach Latin America about Zika,” Quartz, February 25, 2016


“A pillar of medical treatment is under threat,” Reuters, November 27, 2015

“Recent mandatory quarantine policies are unscientific–and dangerous,” Reuters, October 28, 2014

“Read this to get a better understanding of how Ebola spreads,” Reuters, October 13, 2014

“High-Tech Medicine Alone Won’t Protect U. S. from Ebola — We Need To Get the Basics Right,” Reuters, October 1, 2014

“Here’s the current status of new drugs to fight Ebola and what works best now,” Reuters, September 2, 2014

“Remember the movie ‘Outbreak’? Yeah, Ebola’s not really like that.” Reuters, August 13, 2014

“The Best Way to Treat Ebola Patients Who Return to America,” Reuters, August 4, 2014

“To Combat Ebola, First Build Back Trust in Healthcare Workers,” Reuters, July 30, 2014

The Atlantic

“The Future of Getting Paid to Be Healthy,”, June 3, 2013

“How Exercising at Work Saves Money,”, May 21, 2013

“Medical Emergencies at 40,000 Feet,”, April 4, 2013

The Washington Post

“Stop stigmatizing Ebola volunteers. Americans aren’t doing enough to end the epidemic.” Washington Post, October 30, 2014

Sports Illustrated

“Zika virus isn’t the only concern for Rio Olympics,” Sports Illustrated, February 9, 2016

Bloomberg View

“U. S. Must Fight Harder Against TB,” Bloomberg View, May 15, 2013


"I'm a doctor fighting the opioid crisis: Here's why I think reducing addiction to brain disease is dangerous,"Medium, March 14, 2018


"Health care providers need to do a better job talking about vaccines," February 4, 2015

“Achieving the Holy Grail of Wait-Free Medical Care,”, July 30, 2014

“How Doctors Can Change the Way They Work and Care for Patients,”, July 14, 2014

“We Should Value Quality When We Shop for Health Care,”, June 21, 2014