COVID Experts to Follow on Twitter

We’ve done the leg work for you and gone down the rabbit holes ourselves to compile a list of experts who are tweeting the latest news, information and opinions on COVID-19. Check out these lists of federal responders, physicians, university doctors and scientists who are sharing their thoughts and advice based on facts and data to inform their followers one tweet at a time.

5 Federal Responders

Andy Slavitt (@aslavitt46) – White House Senior Advisor, COVID Response
White House COVID-19 Response Team (@WHCOVIDResponse) – The Biden-Harris White House COVID Response Team
Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH (@CDCDirector) – Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dr. Janet Woodcock (@DrWoodcockFDA) – Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. (@NIHDirector) – Director of the National Institutes of Health

5 Physicians on Twitter

Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) – Epidemiologist, Health Economist and Senior Fellow at the FAS in Washington DC, and Chief Health Economist for Microclinic International.
Eric Topol (@EricTopol) – Physician-Scientist, Author, Editor
Megan Ranney MD MPH (@meganranney) – Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Dean for Digital Health Innovation, Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Dr. Sanjay Gupta (@drsanjaygupta) – Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University Hospital; CNN Chief Medical Correspondent
Leana Wen, M.D. (@DrLeanaWen) – Visiting Professor at The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, ER physician, Contributing columnist for The Washington Post and CNN Medical Analyst

5 University Doctors/Scientists

Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD (@PeterHotez) – Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine
Jonathan Reiner (@jreinermd) – Professor of Medicine and Surgery at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Interventional Cardiologist and CNN Medical Analyst
Ashish K. Jha, MD, MPH (@ashishkjha) – Physician, Health Policy Researcher, and the third Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health
Craig Spencer MD MPH (@Craig_A_Spencer) – NYC ER doctor, Ebola Survivor, Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University, Public Health Professor and Doctors Without Borders BoD
Caitlin Rivers, PhD, MPH (@cmyeaton) – Infectious disease epidemiologist. Faculty at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

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