Meet the Authors

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Dr. Sanjiv Chopra

SANJIV CHOPRA is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the recipient of many prestigious teaching awards. He is a best-selling author and highly acclaimed inspirational speaker. He resides in Boston with his wife Amita. He is a connoisseur of coffee and an avid golfer.



Gina Vild

GINA VILD is associate dean and chief communications officer at Harvard Medical School. She has received numerous recognitions in a career that spans health care, education and government. For nine years she wrote a column on education and children. Her perspective is shaped by a well-worn passport and a passion for poetry, politics, yoga and meditation. She lives in Boston with her dog Sadie and near her children Gillian and Gareth.