Rebecca Weintraub

Rebecca Weintraub

Director, Better Evidence

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub is the Founding Director of the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University and co-leads the Global Health Delivery Intensive. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

She launched the Better Evidence Program at Ariadne Labs to design, test, and scale strategies to equip the current and future health workforce with the latest evidence to improve health outcomes.

In the midst of the pandemic, Dr. Weintraub expanded her portfolio to support public health decision makers to deliver COVID-19 vaccines. She advises public health departments, employers, HHS, and Ministries of Health. Her work has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Health Affairs, and Harvard Business Review and cited by the New York Times, BBC, Netflix, and NPR.

She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a Health Innovator fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Dr. Weintraub graduated from Yale University, Stanford School of Medicine, and completed her medical training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

NEWS - Perspectives
ABC News: Key challenges to vaccinating kids under 5 against COVID-19 and what we can do: Analysis

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub and colleagues pen a perspective in ABC News on the challenges ahead to vaccinate the youngest population.

Jun 10 2022
NEWS - Perspectives
STAT News: Narrowing the vaccine gap as boosters begin for people over 50

Rebecca Weintraub, Benjy Renton, and David Grabowski pen an op-ed published in STAT News on the need to continue efforts to close the COVID-19 vaccine gap.

Apr 1 2022
NEWS - Perspectives
Boston Globe: Wastewater monitoring must be used as a tool to mitigate future COVID surges

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub and Catherine Klapperich pen an op-ed in the Boston Globe on the need to use and improve upon wastewater COVID-19 monitoring to mitigate infection surges.

Mar 21 2022
NEWS
WNYC: COVID Cases Resurge Globally Causing Fear of Another Wave

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub joins WNYC’s The Takeaway to discuss the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the globe.

Mar 18 2022
NEWS
ABC News: Rise in COVID-19 infections overseas may foreshadow increase in US, experts say

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in ABC News on what wastewater data is telling us about the current COVID-19 situation and the continued importance of vaccines and boosters.

Mar 15 2022