ABC News Profiles Alumnus Akshay Kapoor’s Transition from Med School to Frontlines of COVID-19 Pandemic

UMass Amherst Alumnus Dr. Akshay Kapoor '14

Dr. Akshay Kapoor '14

April 27, 2020

Public Health Sciences alumnus Dr. Akshay Kapoor '14 is featured in an ABC News story examining his whirlwind transition from med school graduation to treating COVID-19 patients. Dr. Kapoor, who majored in sociology and public health sciences and also served as president of the Student Government Association during his time at UMass Amherst, is now on the frontlines of the pandemic in Massachusetts — just days after his virtual graduation from University of Massachusetts Medical School. 

Watch  the interview.