Professor and chair of global public health, founding director of Global Health Governance Programme, Edinburgh University
With her strong academic pedigree and willingness to enter the fray, Devi Sridhar has become a popular gladiator in the COVID-19 info wars.
The global medical authority, media favorite and Twitter star has been published in multiple medical/scientific journals and penned COVID-19 op-eds.
Her advice is balanced, especially about restrictions and how they chafe the public’s patience. But her political critiques cut sharply, including her comments that it’s a tragedy the pandemic hit while Trump is the U.S. President and Boris Johnson is the U.K. Prime Minister.