André Picard is The Globe and Mail’s award-winning health reporter and columnist and the author of Neglected No More: The Urgent Need to Improve the Lives of Canada’s Elders in the Wake of a Pandemic.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta is CNN’s Emmy-award-winning chief medical correspondent and author of Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age.
In back-to-back conversations, Anna Maria Tremonti, host of the CBC podcast More—and recipient of last year’s CJF Tribute—will speak to this year’s Tribute recipients about their books and their exceptional impact on the national and international stages in providing accurate and vital information amid the uncertainty of the fast-moving global COVID-19 pandemic.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
André Picard is a health reporter and columnist with The Globe and Mail, where he been a staff writer since 1987. He is the author of five bestselling books. His latest book is Neglected No More: The Urgent Need to Improve the Lives of Canada’s Elders in the Wake of a Pandemic. Picard is a past winner of the Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism and the recipient of numerous honours, including being named Canada’s first “Public Health Hero” by the Canadian Public Health Association and a “Champion of Mental Health” by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. He is a practising neurosurgeon, plays an integral role in CNN’s reporting on health and medical news and regularly contributes to CNN.com. He is an associate professor of neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of neurosurgery at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, and the author of four books, including Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, released in January.