Benjy Renton

Benjy Renton

Research Assistant, Better Evidence

Benjy Renton is a Research Assistant on the Better Evidence team, where he supports Ariadne Labs’ COVID-19 vaccine delivery work and produces data visualizations on the vaccine rollout. Throughout the pandemic, his work has focused on reporting and researching the latest data on COVID-19 vaccinations and vaccine equity.

Benjy graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in East Asian Studies. He has previously worked as a management consultant for international clients.

NEWS
Boston Herald: ‘Unsustainable’: Boston hospitals could face ‘disaster’ as coronavirus wastewater shoots up and virus cases explode

Benjy Renton in the Boston Herald discussing how Massachusetts counties could implement short-term measures to protect hospital capacity.

Dec 26 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
ABC News: Making COVID-19 vaccinations a family affair can protect against omicron: Analysis

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub, Benjy Renton, and Dr. John Brownstein latest perspective piece in ABC news on the need for family-oriented vaccine delivery strategies.

Dec 3 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
The Hill: We must ‘boost’ COVID vaccinations to prevent a winter surge

Rebecca Weintraub, Julia Raifman, and Benjy Renton pen opinion piece for The Hill on the need to utilize all strategies and tools, such as data-driven mask policies, rapid testing, and better indoor ventilation in our fight against the spread of COVID-19.

Oct 13 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
ABC News: Vaccine mandates work, but rollout will be a bumpy road for employers: Opinion

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub, John Brownstein, Ph.D., and Benjy Renton pen opinion piece for ABC News on employer vaccine mandates.

Sep 21 2021
NEWS - Perspectives
Boston Globe: For a safe return to school, children must be vaccinated

Rebecca Weintraub, Benjy Renton, and Georges C. Benjamin pen a perspective in the Boston Globe on the need to vaccinate children ahead of the school year.

Jul 29 2021